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Evangelical Lutheran Church in America elects first openly gay bishop

In a historic move, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) has elected its first-ever openly gay bishop. The Rev. Dr. Guy Erwin has been elected to a six-year term to the Southwest California Synod, which encompasses the greater Los Angeles area.

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Roman Catholic priest removes Boy Scout troop, writes anti-gay letter

A priest in Bremerton, Washington, has discontinued his parish's sponsorship of a Boy Scout troop in the wake of a vote to drop the ban on gay Scouts, while keeping the ban on gay Scout leaders. In a letter to parishioners, Fr. Derek Lappe demonstrates his animus toward LGBT people as a rationale for disassociating Our Lady Star of the Sea from the Boy Scouts.

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Gay Catholic priest comes out after anonymously publishing book two years ago

In 2011, the book Hidden Voices: Reflections of a Gay Catholic Priest was anonymously published, and distributed around the world. The book was republished a month ago – this time, with a name in the same place that once said anonymous. Gary Meier is a now openly gay Catholic priest from St. Louis, Missouri who has decided to end his silence in the name of the equality for the LGBT community.

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Anti-LGBT activists claim cartoon show 'SheZow' will confuse children about gender

The upcoming cartoon show, SheZow, is drawing attention from anti-LGBT activists who claim that the main character, a 12-year-old superhero, will confuse children about gender.

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'The Killing's' Bex Taylor-Klaus talks about her new lesbian character Bullett

Bex Taylor-Klaus makes her television debut this weekend on the third season of AMC's murder mystery drama "The Killing" as Bullett, a "tough scrappy lesbian who's lived on the streets of Seattle since she was 13 years old." GLAAD spoke with Taylor-Klaus this week about Bullett's story and what viewers can expect from this season. Don't miss the special two-hour season premiere of "The Killing" on AMC this Sunday, June 2 at 8/7c.Read More

 
May 31, 2013

The GLAAD Wrap: I Do Opens in Select Theaters; Blue Is The Warmest Color takes Palme d'Or; Jesse J Debuts New Music Video

Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.Read More