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What to Watch This Weekend: September 30-October 2

September 30, 2011

Tonight catch an all new Unleashed by Garo on Sundance. Saturday you can see the films Valentine's Day and He's Just Not That Into You. And on Sunday, look for all new episodes of Amazing Race, Desperate Housewives, American Dad, The Good Wife, Cleveland Show, and Boardwalk Empire.

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Homophobic App Claims to Tell Mothers Whether Their Sons Are Gay

A new app available in the Android Market called “Is My Son Gay?” targets mothers and claims that by asking 20 questions, it can determine their son’s sexual orientation.

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Canada's largest LGBT org. joins GLAAD in calling on NHL to take action

Canada’s largest LGBT organization, Egale, today joined GLAAD in calling on the National Hockey League (NHL) to take responsibility for the anti-gay actions of Philadelphia Flyers player Wayne Simmonds.

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September 29, 2011

What to Watch: Thursday September 29

Tonight catch the last of The X Factor's auditions and all new episodes of Grey’s Anatomy, Project Runway, and Archer!

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Tell Guanabee.com You're Not Laughing/Dile a guanabee.com que no te estás riendo

The site guanabee.com recently published a post that included the line “Eva Longoria confronts a bitchy queen who fags out on her.” GLAAD reached out to explain how words and sentiments like these are used to bully LGBT youth in schools and how often these words accompany anti-gay violence. Rather than set an example and stand with LGBT readers, guanabee is defending the post.

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September 28, 2011

Holistic Campaigns Address HIV Epidemic among Young Gay and Bisexual Black Men

In response to news that HIV is on the rise among Black gay and bisexual men, GLAAD spoke to health advocates in the Black LGBT community and learned of holistic campaigns that address this epidemic.Read More