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Chicago City Council Drafts Resolution in Support of LGBT Athletes

Council Alderman Joe Moore spearheads a resolution requesting that the commissioners of 5 major men's sports leagues support initiatives to promote the inclusion of LGBT athletes.

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April 17, 2013

South Dakota College Student's Open Letter to the Church About Marriage Equality Goes Viral

Dannika Nash, a junior at the University of Sioux Falls in South Dakota, started blogging two months ago. On April 7th, after attending a Macklemore concert, she published her third post, “An Open Letter to the Church from My Generation,” and got 2,377 more comments than she expected. The letter has since gained national attention and has been reposted to dozens of websites.

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Open letter to an anti-LGBT activist, on the eve of their wedding

As one of the country's most prominent anti-marriage activists is set to get married, Jeremy Hooper shares his congratulations, offers some words of advice, and includes a not-so-inspirational wedding day quote from Tony Perkins.Read More

WATCH: New Promo for ABC Family's New Drama 'The Fosters'

ABC Family’s new drama The Fosters, about a “multi-ethnic family mix of foster and biological kids being raised by two moms,” has shared a new, exclusive promo with GLAAD focusing on the relationship between long-time partners and moms, Stef Foster (Teri Polo) and Lena Adams (Sherri Saum).Read More

April 17, 2013

Gay-inclusive Scouting alternative doubles membership

Navigators USA, a non-discriminatory scouting group, has doubled its size in the last year despite heavily shrinking numbers in the Boy Scouts of America.Read More

McDonald's Restaurant In Washington Upholds Trans-Inclusive Restroom Policy

A McDonald's restaurant in Washington is upholding the state's non-discrimination policies with a letter, originally written in 2006, reminding customers and employees that they are free to use the restroom that corresponds with their gender identity.

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