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Take A Photo with Allie the Ally and Show Support for LGBT Youth

A Silver Spring, Maryland, Gay-Straight Alliance group named Allies 4 Equality has launched a campaign to show support for LGBT youth.

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December 8, 2011

Orthodox Communities Struggle with LGBT Acceptance

The anti-LGBT “Torah Declaration on Homosexuality” endorsed by ultra-Orthodox Rabbi Shmuel Kamenetsky is just one of many voices in the Orthodox Jewish community speaking out about LGBT people. Although Rabbi Kamenetsky claims to have about 130 signatures from other rabbis and health professionals on his document, his view is far from the only one held among his community.

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December 8, 2011

What to Watch on TV: Thursday, December 8

Tonight catch an all new episode of The Office, a repeat of Enlightened, and a showing of Cinema Verite.

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Obama Administration Addresses Need for Protections and Equality for LGBT People Worldwide

Yesterday marked a historic moment in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history as the Obama Administration expressed its commitment to ensuring the human rights of all people, including LGBT people.

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College Students: Call for Submissions - Cash Award!

The Stonewall National Museum and Archives is offering a cash award for college submissions for Our Faces, an exhibit on LGBT history and culture.Read More

Story of Ugandan Gay Couple Highlights Anti-LGBT Legislation and Discrimination

Last Thursday, the Global Post told the heartbreaking story of a Ugandan gay couple, Alex and Michael, who fled to Kenya to escape anti-gay persecution and are living in a refugee camp. LGBT people around the world face extraordinary amounts of violence and discrimination like Michael and Alex have, much of which is sanctioned by law.

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