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Directors Guild of America elects first African American and first out gay president

Emmy-winning director Paris Barclay has been elected president of the Directors Guild of America, the DGA announced on Saturday. Barclay is the DGA's first out gay president, as well as the group's first African American president.

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June 25, 2013

Take part in #TestMe on National HIV Testing Day - June 27, 2013

A group of LGBT and allied bloggers is calling for people to post, blog, and tweet about their HIV tests on National HIV Testing Day (June 27th) using the hashtag #TestMe.

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June 25, 2013

Young LGBT voices: what does pride mean to you? - Emilio Vicente

Emilio Vicente is an undergraduate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is passionate about social justice issues, especially the humane treatment of immigrants in this country and is a DREAMer.

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Coy wins, but some audiences lose

Many in the media took this story as a chance to educate audiences about the challenges facing transgender children, but others still have a lot to learn.

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June 25, 2013

GLAAD, LGBT advocacy groups stand with civil rights orgs in disappointment at Supreme Court ruling on voting rights

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled against a central piece of the Voting Rights Act. This removes major protections on voting rights passed by Congress in 1965.

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