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Watch for the next generation of LGBT leaders from Camp Pride

July 16, 2013

Today is the first day of Camp Pride, a Campus Pride program that brings together more than 75 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and ally students along with 25 advisors from colleges and universities across the entire country with the mission of building leadership capacity among LGBT and ally undergraduate college student leaders and to create safer and more inclusive campus communities in the United States.

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Chicago's TransLife Center opens, sets new standard for other cities

On Monday, July 16th, state and local officials, LGBT leaders, and the Chicago trans community alike celebrated the opening of Chicago House's TransLife Center in the Edgewater area.

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July 16, 2013

Remembering Jazzie Collins, transgender activist

Jazzie Collins, a San Francisco transgender activist, died Thursday, July 11th, at Kaiser Permanente Hospital. She had been in poor health for several weeks, and passed away surrounded by loving friends. The cause of her death is still being determined.

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Florence House, homeless women's shelter, sets best practices for trans women

As equality for transgender Americans has come into focus with mainstream media exposure, more and more stories of blatant institutional discrimination against trans people have surfaced. However, the actions of the directors and staff running Florence House, a homeless shelter for women in Maine, exemplify behavior that is both affirming of transgender individuals' identities and conscious of their needs.

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July 16, 2013

Snapshots of our work: Orange is the New Black, The Hill, Immigration Reform, and more!

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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July 16, 2013

What to Watch Tuesday 7/16: Emily and Hanna find themselves in trouble

Tonight catch an all new episode of Pretty Little Liars.Read More