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2011 Election Roundup: LGBT Equality Victories

Voters across the country demonstrated their support for equality and the LGBT community Tuesday. Yesterday’s election saw a slew of victories for LGBT candidates and equality.

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Broward County Becomes First FL County to Enact Equal Benefits Ordinance

Companies with at least five employees that also have county contracts that meet or exceed $100,000 must offer domestic partner benefits equal to those offered to married couples, according to a new ordinance approved by the Broward County Council.

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November 9, 2011

What to Watch: Wednesday November 9

Tonight catch all new episodes of America's Next Top Model, Work of Art, and American Horror Story.

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November 8, 2011

Following Conversations with GLAAD, Brett Ratner Resigns as Oscars Producer, Will Work with GLAAD on Industry Discussions Around Issue

It was announced this evening that director Brett Ratner has stepped down as producer of next year’s Oscar telecast following his public use of a anti-gay slur over the weekend, which resulted in widespread anger and immediate discussions with GLAAD. In addition, it has been announced that Ratner will now also work with GLAAD to convene a series of public discussions on LGBT images in Hollywood.Read More

Houston Chronicle Drops Endorsement of Manuel Rodriguez Jr. Following Anti-LGBT Campaign

Over the weekend, the Houston Chronicle dropped its endorsement of Manuel Rodriguez, Jr., the incumbent and second term candidate for the Houston Independent School District (HISD) Board of Education.

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