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GLAAD brings you news and views on the latest headlines and issues facing LGBTQ people.

Florida teen facing serious charges filed by her girlfriend's anti-gay parents

Kaitlyn Hunt, age 18, is being prosecuted for two felony counts of “lewd and lascivious battery on a child 12-16 years of age” due to her long-term, committed relationship with another teenage girl

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May 20, 2013

Chely Wright and Lauren Blitzer Welcome Twin Boys

Country music singer Chely Wright and her wife, Lauren Blitzer, welcomed twins George Samuel and Everett Joseph this past Saturday in New York City.

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May 20, 2013

Transgender students face discrimination at graduation

Across the United States, millions of seniors are getting ready to walk across the stage in graduation ceremonies. This time can bittersweet for transgender students. Two instances of transgender students, in different parts of the country, have reminded us that schools can often fail to support transgender students and treat them with respect.

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May 20, 2013

Connecticut Yankee Council opens Scouting to gay youth and adults

The Connecticut Yankee Council of the Boy Scouts of America has announced that it will open to gay youth and adults.

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What to Watch Monday 5/20: Catch a new episode of The Voice

Tonight catch new episodes of The Secret Life of the American Teenager, The Voice and Newlyweds: The First Year.

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May 19, 2013

GLAAD joins march and rally against anti-LGBT hate violence in New York City

Friday night in New York's Greenwich Village, police say a gunman, who is in custody but has yet to be identified, followed a gay man, taunting him with anti-gay slurs and homophobic language, before tragically shooting him in the head.

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