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Transgender Actress Jamie Clayton Appears on The Insider

November 7, 2011
Actress Jamie Clayton made her scripted primetime debut Sunday night on the HBO series Hung as Kyla, and has been making the media rounds in line with her role, including an appearance last week on The Insider and articles on People and The Advocate.Read More

Story to Watch: New Bill to Mandate Inclusion of LGBT Youth in Federally Funded Sex-Ed Classes

Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) and Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) last week introduced the “Real Education for Healthy Youth Act,” aimed at educating teenagers about LGBT people and issues in federally funded sex education programs.

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November 7, 2011

What to Watch: Monday November 7

Tonight catch and all new Dancing with the Stars and a showing of Chloe.

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Two Recent Polls Find Growing Support for LGBT Community

Two recent polls, one from the Pew Research Center and the other from the Public Religion Research Institute, show growing support for marriage equality and transgender equality respectively.

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November 4, 2011

The GLAAD Wrap: J. Edgar Opens, NPH Does 3D Xmas, and a Closeted Gay Boxer on Kickstarter

Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.Read More

GLAAD Works With Burke Burnett, Victim of Brutal Attack in Texas

On Sunday, October 30, in Reno, Texas, Burke Burnett was stabbed repeatedly with a broken beer bottle and thrown onto a fire. At the same time, 26-year-old Burke, who is openly gay, was taunted with numerous anti-gay slurs. "I was hurt really badly that night, emotionally and physically, but I didn't lose my life, and that's the most important thing," said Burke. GLAAD has been working closely with Burke to help him share his story with the media.Read More