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Take action: Parents start petition after their child is told to wash off make-up or leave school.

June 11, 2013

On his last day of middle school, Chris Martin, an eighth grader in Meadowlawn Middle School in Pinellas County, Florida, wore makeup to school. As a result, Chris was pulled out of class for violating the dress code, and school administrators demanded Chris wash off the make-up or leave school.

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What to Watch Tuesday 6/11: Pretty Little Liars season premiere

Tonight catch the season premiere of Pretty Little Liars, a new episode of Awkward. followed by a cast recap special and a live semi-finals results episode of The Voice.Read More

Anti-Violence Project speaks out against anti-gay violence from the NYPD

GLAAD is working with the Anti-Violence Project to bring attention to anti-LGBT violence in New York City, including the most recent incident on June 3.

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June 10, 2013

Study Describes Harm Done By 'Ex-Gay Therapy'

The detailed results of the first 18 months of an ongoing study on so-called 'ex-gay reparative therapy' released this week illustrate the dangerous and often abusive attempts made by anti-gay counselors to "cure" non-heterosexual attraction.

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Organization to address employment and career advancement for transgender people

The Association of Transgender Professionals (ATP), an organizaiton serving people with non-conforming gender expressions and identities who seek to advance their professional careers, has been endorsed by a national advisory board of voluntary leaders and allies, and will officially launch this week.

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