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GLAAD's Omar Sharif, Jr. named to World Pride Power List along with Ellen DeGeneres, Jason Collins, Chaz Bono and Adam Lambert

The 2013 World Pride Power List was unveiled today and GLAAD National Spokesperson Omar Sharif, Jr. was named to the prestigious list. This week Omar spoke with CBC News about Wednesday's landmark victory for equality as the Supreme Court struck down a key section of the so-called "Defense of Marriage Act" and restored marriage equality to California with the end of Prop. 8.

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Let the Wedding Bells Ring! Marriage to Resume in California Immediately

This afternoon the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit lifted its stay of the Federal District Court decision that found Proposition 8 unconstitutional. The plaintiffs who successfully challenged California’s Proposition 8 in Hollingsworth v. Perry, including Plaintiffs Kris Perry and Sandy Stier, will be the first to marry

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June 28, 2013

Alec Baldwin speaks out in support of the gay community

Yesterday, actor Alec Baldwin took to Twitter in response to a Daily Mail piece regarding his wife. The actor used an anti-gay epithet while sharing his feelings about the reporter responsible for the piece. Following outreach from GLAAD, Alec Baldwin released a statement.

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NOM's Roback Morse fights her own imaginary enemy: Hollywood

NOM's Jennifer Roback Morse says Hollywood has unfairly shaped public opinion—and she's fighting mad about it!

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Boy Scouts bar youth, adults from wearing uniforms at Pride events

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) have banned Scouts and leaders from wearing their Scout uniforms at LGBT Pride events, BuzzFeed first reported today.

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June 28, 2013

Guest Post: Young LGBT voices: what does pride mean to you? - Jazz

Jazz is a 12-year-old trans advocate who was the subject of the OWN documentary “I am Jazz.” She honored with the Colin Higgins Youth Courage Award in New York City, and spoke at the GLAAD media awards.

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