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GLAAD brings you news and views on the latest headlines and issues facing LGBTQ people.

D.C. and Nation Mourns the Loss of Deoni Jones

Community members, friends and family will come together this evening for a vigil in Washington, D.C. to celebrate the life of Deoni Jones, a 22-year-old transgender woman who was fatally stabbed on Thursday, February 2.

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February 7, 2012

“Love Beyond Borders” Focuses on Global LGBT Rights

In an effort to promote equality for people of all gender identities and sexual orientations, the United Universalist United Nations Office (UU-UNO)is launching an event titled “Love Beyond Borders: Equality and Acceptance For All.”

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GLAAD Observes National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Today, GLAAD is joining countless individuals and organizations around the country in observing the 12th annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD). GLAAD has helped elevate the message of NBHAAD through the online media by placing articles at various outlets.

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February 7, 2012

Anti-gay Proposition 8 Once Again Ruled Unconstitutional

GLAAD today applauded the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit’s decision affirming the unconstitutionality of Proposition 8.Read More

February 7, 2012

Roland Martin Speaks Out Against Anti-LGBT Violence; GLAAD Calls on Him to Meet with Advocates

CNN political analyst Roland Martin posted an apology on his website following calls from GLAAD, the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC), bloggers, advocates and thousands of Americans.

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GLAAD and NCAVP stand with Atlanta LGBT Community to Condemn Atlanta Anti-Gay Beating

GLAAD is standing with members of Atlanta’s LGBT community to demand that the beating of an openly gay African-American man be investigated thoroughly and properly and that the media shine more light on the real threat of violence LGBT people of color face simply trying to walk the streets of their communities. Read More