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November 19, 2013

Transgender student's yearbook photo approved by Texas school

A South Texas school district has approved the yearbook photo of Jeydon Loredo, a transgender student wearing his tuxedo.

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How many Christian schools have anti-gay policies?

Anti-gay policies exist at several private Christian schools, but one NC elementary schools makes students pledge that no LGBT person is in their family.

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What to Watch Tuesday 11/19: iHeartRadio Album Release Party with Lady Gaga

Tonight catch Lady Gaga's iHeartRadio Album Release Party. Plus all new episodes of The Biggest Loser, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Shahs of Sunset, Chicago Fire and Awkward.

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Sally Ride, remembered for achievements and education advocacy, to receive Medal of Freedom

President Obama will give the United States’ first woman in space, Sally Ride, who was also a lesbian, the highest award for which a civilian is eligible.

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They Can Do That on TV?!

For many years a show aired twice a day, in the afternoon then again in the early evening and nationwide, in cities with large Latino populations. It was, for a quick comparison, like Jerry Springer only worse, if you can imagine. Guests came on to battle it out with each other over, mostly, love or property. And, shockingly, audience members were encouraged to chant “maricón” “puto” “puñal” and other words synonymous with the word "faggot."

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