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What to Watch Monday 7/22: Push Girls back-to-back season finale

Tonight catch the season finale of Push Girls and all new episodes of Major Crimes, The Fosters, Mistresses, Under the Dome and Teen Wolf.Read More

 
July 20, 2013

LGBT Catholics share their stories at World Youth Day

Equally Blessed, a coalition of four Catholic organizations is sponsoring six young Roman Catholics are on their way to the church’s World Youth Day in Rio de Janiero. Their message: that the church must treat lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people with respect and advocate them.

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July 19, 2013

Boy Scout Jamboree performers 3 Doors Down need to take action on the BSA ban on gay adults

It was just announced that rock band 3 Doors Down will be performing at the 2013 National Scout Jamboree tomorrow according to the Associated Press. The band is stepping in following withdrawals from Train and Carly Rae Jepsen as a result of a campaign launched by GLAAD and Eagle Scout Derek Nance, who started a Change.org petition which received over 60,000 signatures. The Change.org petition asked them to not perform until the Boy Scouts of America adopt a national non-discrimination policy that would end the BSA's practice of ejecting gay young people and adults.

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July 19, 2013

The GLAAD Wrap: "Same Love" gets VMA nomination, "Dealin' With Idiots" opens, and new Billie Jean King doc on PBS

Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.

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Court dismisses abuse allegations by transgender inmate

As the new web series Orange is the New Black brings focus to transgender women in prison through a character played by transgender actress Laverne Cox, real life transgender inmates are calling for the prison system to provide the healthcare and safety they need.

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July 19, 2013

Father Peter Daly: The Catholic Church should support Boy Scouts' LGBT inclusion

Father Peter Daly, a The National Catholic Reporter columnist, published an op-ed praising the recent decision by the Boy Scouts of America to include gay youth. Father Daly, a pastor and former Scout, outlines why it is in the Church's and BSA's best interests to support inclusion for all Scouts.

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