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Making Future Thanksgivings Less Awkward

November 28, 2011

There are many LGBT people who cannot share aspects of their lives with loved ones. But by urging people for whom awkwardness was the only roadblock to be more open, we're hoping to make that road a little easier for the other folks.

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November 28, 2011

What to Watch on TV: Monday, November 28

Tonight catch all new episodes of The Closer and Enlightened.

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Christ Chapel Celebrates 30 Years of HIV/AIDS Ministry

Thirty years ago Christ Chapel opened its doors to do ministry and provide services to people who were suffering from HIV and AIDS. Christ Chapel opened in the early years of the AIDS epidemic, when the disease was not well understood. Christ Chapel will be celebrating 30 years of ministry with a gala on December 3.

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November 25, 2011

What to Watch This Weekend: November 25-27

Tonight catch a showing of GLAAD Media Awards nominated film, Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, tomorrow The Graham Norton Show, and on Sunday all new episodes of Boardwalk Empire and Hung. Read More

Giving Thanks for Pullen Baptist Church in Raleigh, NC

As we gather with family and friends this Thanksgiving to give thanks GLAAD asks you to remember those LGBT-supportive faith communities who are doing the work of justice in the world. This week the Raleigh News Observer brought us a story this week of Pullen Baptist Church. The church voted unanimously to discontinue performing legal weddings in the church building until all couples are able to have their marriages recognized by the state of North Carolina.

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Equality Maine and GLAD to Run TV Ads Supporting Marriage Equality

In June, Equality Maine and the Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) produced videos for their joint website, called Why Marriage Matters Maine, in support of marriage equality. Now, these organizations have a new and exciting opportunity to reach a wider audience than ever before through airing one of the videos as an ad on television.Read More