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Mel B to present Adam Lambert with GLAAD Media Award in San Francisco

May 6, 2013
International pop icon Mel B (Melanie Brown) of America's Got Talent and the Spice Girls will appear at the 24th annual GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco on May 11, to present Adam Lambert with the Davidson/Valentini award for his efforts to promote LGBT equality as an out performer.Read More


May 6, 2013

Cleveland Plain Dealer admits ignorance on trans issues

Cleveland Plain Dealer Reader Representative Ted Diadiun wrote a column this week talking about the controversy that erupted over the paper's disrespectful mis-handling of a story that involves a transgender woman.

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Peter Sprigg claims Christians are 'hated minority' and CNN lets him get away with it

The CNN Belief Blog ran a report entitled "When Christians become a 'hated minority'" that gave a platform for falsehoods spread by anti-gay activists, including Peter Sprigg of the Family Research Council, while claiming the false identity of victim.

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George Takei, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Brad Goreski Team Up for Funny or Die's "Gays Beware" Mock-PSA

Funny or Die today released a new mock public service announcement, "Gays Beware," narrated by George Takei and starring Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Brad Goreski, about the "dangerous individuals that oppose marriage equality" that may be living in your neighborhood.Read More

May 6, 2013

Former Boy Scouts bike 1,800 miles to end ban on gay members

David "Old Scout" McGrath and his son Joe will be biking 1,800 miles from their home to the Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) headquarters to urge the Boy Scouts to support a non-discriminatory policy for gay members and leaders. They have launched a new Kickstarter campaign to raise funds so they can document the process.

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