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Take part in the first annual gay blood drive

Since 
1977, the 
U.S. 
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has 
banned gay
 and 
bisexual 
men 
from
 donating 
blood.
 On
 Friday, July
12th, 2013, the
 first‐ever 
National Gay Blood Drive
 
will
 take 
place 
to 
bring 
attention 
to 
the 
ban
 and 
increase 
pressure 
on 
the 
FDA to
 lift 
it.

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Anatomy of a truth-stretch: Far-right pundits do Cornel West a nasty disservice

Rush Limbaugh and anti-gay bloggers pull quotes out of context to try to pit African-American commentator and academic Cornel West against the LGBT community. They should have listened to his whole speech.

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Thanks to RAGE campaign, SEPTA removes gender stickers on monthly transit passes

Thanks to a three year long campaign by RAGE, SEPTA has removed gender stickers on all monthly transit passes, making the Philly transit system more inclusive for transgender, gender queer and gender non-conforming people.

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PHOTOS: 9th Annual Trans Day of Action in NYC

GLAAD joined hundreds of friends and allies showing support for the annual Trans Day of Action last Friday.

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July 3, 2013

What to Watch Wednesday 7/3: New episode of Big Brother!

Tonight catch a new episode of Big Brother.

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"Torchwood" and "Arrow" star John Barrowman marries in California

John Barrowman (Torchwood, Doctor Who, Arrow) today married his partner of over 20 years, Scott Gill, in California.Read More