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United Methodists could rescue Scout troops after Southern Baptists kick them out

Two denominations have very different views on a the Boy Scouts of America's vote on dropping the gay Scout ban. While the Southern Baptists may be abandoning the program, the United Methodist Church is ready to step up.

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Damn These Heels! LGBT Film Festival celebrates 10th anniversary with expanded programming, new award

he 10th Annual Damn These Heels! (DTH!) LGBT Film Festival in Salt Lake City, hosted by the Utah Film Center, will kick off at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center on Friday, July 12 and run through the weekend. Tickets go on sale tomorrow, June 14.

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LGBT Dreamers Join President Obama at Pride Reception

Today, four LGBT DREAMers, who were recently granted work permits under the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, attended a White House reception in honor of Pride month.

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June 13, 2013

Pew Research Center drops new numbers on LGBT population

The Pew Research Center has released incredibly comprehensive new survey numbers on nearly every aspect of LGBT life in America. The survey of 1,197 LGBT adults explored many aspects of members of the LGBT community's lives and is the first study at this level by a major polling organization.

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Update: ACLU joins the Martin Family's fight

This past Tuesday, GLAAD urged the public to take action and stand with the Martin Family after Chris Martin's school forced him to wash off his makeup. Since then, the signatures have grown to over 9,000 names. With the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) now taking action against the school system, an effort to make change in schools is being pushed by GLAAD, ACLU, and the Martin Family.

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Teddy Award-winning documentary 'Call Me Kuchu' to open in NYC and LA with director and cast Q&As

The powerful documentary about Ugandan LGBT activist David Kato, Call Me Kuchu, will premiere in theaters in New York this Friday, June 14 and expand to Los Angeles a week later on June 21 with more markets to follow. The first week of screenings in New York will feature Q&As with directors and activists from the documentary.Read More