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Extraordinary Methodist Ordinations: One Gay and One Straight

October 24, 2011
On Sunday, "Church Within A Church," which describes itself as a “progressive, Methodist-related movement” oversaw the ordination of two women, one a married lesbian and the other the straight mother of a lesbian daughter.Read More

Union Square to Host Homeless Youth Rally

The Ali Forney Center and its supporters will rally in Union Square to raise awareness for LGBT homeless youth

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Latina Transgender Advocate Bamby Salcedo on Youth and HIV/AIDS Prevention and Education

GLAAD is continuing to profile prominent transgender advocates and members of the community. This week, we talked to Bamby Salcedo about her advocacy work with transgender youth and those affected by HIV/AIDS.Read More

Spirit Day Gets Lots of Support from Christian Denominations

In honor of Spirit Day, dozens of communities of faith pledged to wear purple in support of LGBT youth, and to speak out against bullying.

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October 24, 2011

What to Watch: Monday October 24

Tonight catch an all new Dancing with the Stars and a showing of The Color Purple.

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CSU Long Beach's GSA Popped Proposals in Purple for Spirit Day

California State University Long Beach's GSA took their Spirit Day celebration a step further, yesterday, with some eye catching public performance. CSULB GSA organizer and GLAAD Entertainment Intern Anthony Nget shares his experience of taking part and why it was so important for the whole campus to see them go purple.Read More