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Video: Betty White, Alex Pettyfer and Cloris Leachman Come Out for Equality at the #glaadawards

April 23, 2013

Betty White (Hot in Cleveland) and Alex Pettyfer (Magic Mike) took the stage at the GLAAD Media Awards in L.A. on Saturday and came out as allies for equality.

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Pop and Christian Singer Amy Grant Does First Gay Press Interview

Amy Grant, the singer who first made a name for herself as a Christian singer, then crossed over into the pop genre, sat down with her fist ever interview with an LGBT publication, Between the Lines. The singer talked about her forthcoming album, "How Mercy Looks From Here," as well as her awareness of her gay fan base. Read More

New York Times Badly Misses the Mark on the "I-word"

GLAAD is a core supporter of the Drop the I-Word campaign, which delivered a petition with more than 70,000 signatures to The New York Times calling on the newspaper to stop describing people as "illegal.”

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Nevada State Senator Comes Out as the State Moves Closer to Marriage Equality

During debates over a proposed marriage equality amendment in the Nevada Senate, Senator Kelvin Atkinson came out as gay. The amendment could be up for a vote by Nevada residents in 2016.

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French National Assembly Passes Marriage Equality Bill

The French National Assembly passed a marriage equality bill today. The bill, which would also legalize adoption by same-sex couples, now moves on to President Francois Hollande.

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NFL Linebacker and Vocal Ally Scott Fujita Retires

Former professional football linebacker and outspoken gay rights advocate Scott Fujita has retired from the NFL after 11 seasons in the league.

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