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Guest Post: Young LGBT voices: What does pride mean to you? - Nik Peet

June 28, 2013

Nik Peet is a 20 year old  cosmetology student and a regional intern with Texas GSA network.

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Lesléa Newman reflects on what DOMA/Prop 8 rulings means to her, her spouse and her characters

Author and GLAAD friend Lesléa Newman reflects on the historic Supreme Court rulings regarding DOMA and Prop 8.

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Celebs tweet support for marriage equality, celebrate downfall of DOMA and Prop. 8

In a landmark victory for equality, the United States Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a key section of the so-called "Defense of Marriage Act" or DOMA and restored marriage equality in California. Celebrities took to Twitter this week to share their excitement and celebrate marriage equality.

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June 28, 2013

Today: San Francisco Trans March, Pride in the Park featuring Dr. Kortney Ryan Ziegler

Transgender people and their allies will be marching Friday June 28th, in Dolores Park in San Francisco.

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June 28, 2013

Guarantee the freedom to vote! More groups speak out against Supreme Court Voting Rights Act decision

Earlier this week the Supreme Court ruled against a central piece of the Voting Rights Act. In addition to GLAAD, ColorOfChange.org, the NAACP, National Council of La Raza, the Mexican American Legal and Education Defense Fund, and Southerners on New Ground have all spoken out against the Supreme Court and their decision.Read More

 
June 28, 2013

Civil rights orgs applaud marriage rulings

Just as LGBT organizations joined the nation's other advocates for full equality in expressing outrage at the Supreme Court's striking down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act, response to Wednesday's rulings in support of marriage equality was not limited to LGBT advocacy organizations.

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