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GLAAD Staff Attends Transgender Day of Remembrance Event

On Sunday, people around the world came together to commemorate the Transgender Day of Remembrance. Events to honor the day were held throughout the weekend, including an event at New York City's LGBT Community Center this past Friday, which was attended by GLAAD staff members.

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Jojo Simmons Sets Positive Example for Fans

After GLAAD reached out, Jojo Simmons, son of the legendary Rev. Run, removed the anti-transgender and anti-gay tweets from his timeline.Read More

Coming Soon: National GSA Day

Students have long been working to create Gay Straight Alliances and to make schools safer for all, including LGBT and allied students. This year it’s time to celebrate and honor those students with the first ever National GSA Day!

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Because of Your Votes, GLAAD is a Mashable Awards Finalist -- Please Continue to Vote for GLAAD Each Day!

GLAAD is officially a finalist in the 5th Annual Mashable Awards! Please help us by voting for GLAAD for "Must-Follow Non-Profit on Social Media" at http://on.mash.to/tlPnGP

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New York's LGBT Homeless Youth Highlighted in NPR Story

This weekend NPR ran a wonderful piece about a segment of the LGBT community for whom the holidays are particularly challenging — LGBT homeless youth.

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Military Shows Support for Fellow Soldier, Stephen Hill

Military service member, Army Captain Stephen Hill, spoke candidly with the Associated Press (AP) last week about his video question about ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ in a 2011 Republican Debate (for which he was booed by the audience) and the supportive reaction of his military superiors.

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