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Artist Spotlight: Darren Ockert Goes Beyond the Music

2013 has been a busy year for out British-born, Miami-based dance pop artist Darren Ockert. Between launching an anti-bullying campaign and releasing a new single, Ockert is putting his talent to good use and is working hard to empower others to share their story and counteract prejudice.Read More

GLAAD Speaks Out About Civil Unions, DOMA, and the Missouri Couple Denied Hospital Visitation

Yesterday, the news broke that Roger Gorley was arrested while trying to remain at the bedside of his partner, Allen, in the Kansas City, Missouri area. Their story calls much-needed attention to the unequal treatment of gay and lesbian couples, even when they have put legal safeguards in place.

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April 12, 2013

UPDATE: Catholic Church Rejects Nicholas Coppola's Petition for Reinstatement

Nicholas Coppola, the gay Catholic man who was removed from his volunteer ministerial responsibilities at his Long Island parish after marrying his longtime partner, delivered a petition calling for his reinstatement to his bishop. In less than a week, the petition garnered over 18,000 signatures.

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The GLAAD Wrap: G.B.F. Trailer, John Barrowman on Scandal and new music from Kinky Boots, Elton John

Each 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

Registration for Camp Pride 2013 Now Open

The 7th annual Camp Pride will take place at Vanderbilt University this summer. Shane Windmeyer, Executive Director for Campus Pride, discusses the vision for Camp Pride and all that it has accomplished in the last 7 years.

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Actor and Advocate Omar Sharif Jr. Joins GLAAD Staff

GLAAD today announced that actor and LGBT advocate Omar Sharif Jr. will join GLAAD's staff as National Spokesperson and Strategic Giving Officer. Complementing the work of National Spokesperson Wilson Cruz, Sharif Jr. will be an essential part of GLAAD's Development team, helping to build relationships with donors and raise vital funds to support GLAAD's work to lead the conversation for LGBT equality.

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