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LGBT organizations in Turkey participate (and are accepted) in Gezi Park Protests

Much of the news coming out of the Gezi Park protests in Turkey has been focused, rightfully, on the police violence and the distinct lack of media coverage within the country.

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June 7, 2013

Radio hosts Lex and Terry to apologize for trans murder comment

Syndicated radio hosts Lex and Terry will make a formal apology and will be working with GLAAD and transgender advocates to address the issue of anti-trans violence on the air, following an anti-transgender incident that occurred on their program earlier this week.Read More

Take action now! #StandWithMaryAnn

Take action to help support a candidate for ministry in the United Methodist Church. In breaking news, Mary Ann Kaiser was removed from the ordination process by the Southwest Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church for her sexual orientation.

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Celebrating pride month outside the big cities

June, as Pride Month, is celebrated by millions of LGBT people and their allies around the world with parades, parties, festivals, picnics and much more. But members of the LGBT community residing in smaller, more rural areas are often deprived of that experience.

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Pro-LGBT MN church egged and vandalized with anti-LGBT scriptures

On Sunday, members of Pilgrims United Church of Christ in Maple Grove, Minnesota were met with eggs splattered on the windows of the church and Bible passages that are often used to condemn LGBT people scrawled across the exterior walls.

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