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"Pariah Personals" Feature Coming Out Stories By Youth of Color

December 29, 2011

This week, Salon.com teamed up with New America Media to run a series of coming out stories by LGBT youth of color and LGBT immigrant youth. Titled "Pariah Personals," the series is inspired by the recently released film "Pariah," a coming-of-age story about an African American teen named Alike, who is embracing her identity as a lesbian.

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December 29, 2011

What to Watch on TV: Thursday, December 29

Tonight catch a showing of GLAAD Media Awards nominated film, Sweet Home Alabama!

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Catholics Respond to Cardinal George's Defamatory Comparison

In the days following Chicago Cardinal Francis George’s comparison that the LGBT movement could “morph into something like the Ku Klux Klan, demonstrating in the streets against Catholicism,” LGBT-affirming Catholics have spoken out against such harmful words and for the unity of their church with the LGBT community.

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Calling on Young Out Athletes for Documentary

Are you an out gay student athlete? Would you consider taking part in a documentary about coming out in professional sports?

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Anti-Gay Cartoonist Selling Homophobic Calendar on Amazon, Barnes & Noble

As the new year approaches, self-proclaimed "Christian cartoonist" Joe King has illustrated a calendar of twelve cartoons called, "I'm Not Gay, I'm Just A Sissy." Amazon has the calendar available for sale in their online stores, generating a response from LGBT advocates.

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