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GLAAD Mourns the Loss of "The Advocate" Co-Founder, Aristide J. Laurent

Aristide J. "AJ" Laurent, the openly gay co-founder of "The Advocate" newspaper, died on October 26, 2011 at his home in Los Angeles. GLAAD joins those mourning the loss of Laurent and appreciates his work to elevate LGBT issues and advocate for equality.

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NBJC's Sharon Lettman-Hicks on Being a Straight Ally and Standing with LGBT Youth

In “It Takes a Village: Standing with Our LGBT Youth,” Sharon Lettman-Hicks, executive director of the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC), writes about the importance of straight allies standing up against anti-LGBT bullying in schools.

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The White House Interviews Presidential Citizens Medal Recipient Janice Langbehn

Before being honored with a Presidential Citizens Medal at the White House, Janice Langbehn was interviewed about the heartbreaking experience that led her down the path of advocacy. The White House has now posted the video of that interview, which you can watch below. Read More

November 1, 2011

What to Watch: Tuesday November 1

Tonight catch all new episodes of Dancing with the Stars, Glee, and 90210.

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Why Language Matters: 61% of NJ Voters Support Marriage Equality

A new poll shows 61% of voters support marriage equality ... but just 52% support it if you call it something different.

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October 31, 2011

LGBT Students and Faculty Struggle with Discriminatory Policies at Southern Baptist Universities

Two stories have emerged that highlight the conflict between the conservative beliefs of the Southern Baptist Convention and the reality that LGBT people exist and should be treated equally.

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