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Premiere of 'Ray Donovan' continues disrespectful portrayals of the transgender community on Showtime

July 2, 2013

The new Showtime series Ray Donovan premiered this past Sunday night, and unfortunately started things off with several scenes exploiting transgender people for "shock value" and a cheap laugh. What's worse, anti-trans material is becoming a pattern on Showtime, which is also one of the most LGB-inclusive networks on television.

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Delaware welcomes first legally wed lesbian couple

After over two decades of dedication to one another, two 63 year old women made Delaware history Monday, becoming the first same-sex couple to legally wed under the state’s new marriage equality legislation.

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MTV's JWOWW joins GLAAD, MMA fighter Fallon Fox, LGBT advocates Shane Bitney Crone and Jacob Rudolph at NYC Pride

MTV's Jenni 'JWOWW' Farley joined GLAAD and Mixed Martial Arts fighter Fallon Fox, LGBT advocates Shane Bitney Crone and Jacob Rudolph, and hundreds of GLAAD supporters at the 44th Annual LGBT Pride March in New York City on Sunday. Read More


July 1, 2013

GLAAD speaks with B. Scott and BET regarding BET Awards incident, network issues statement

This year, gay television and internet personality, B. Scott, was hired by BET to host the pre-show for their annual award ceremony which aired last Sunday. Scott's attires often do not conform to expected gender norms. BET's decision to hire B. Scott was a great step forward but unfortunately B. Scott was reportedly asked to make changes to his ensemble.

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The Fabulous Beekman Boys married Friday!

The Amazing Race winners and stars of their own reality series The Fabulous Beekman Boys, Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Dr. Brent Ridge, were wed Friday at their farm in Sharon Springs, NY.

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