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LGBTQ Camps Make Youth Feel Safe and Welcomed, Promote Solidarity

April 11, 2013

For many people, camps are formative experiences that can shape the rest of one's life. These LGBTQ-specific camps provide a safe and affirming environment to allow campers just to be youth, explore who they are, and enjoy canoeing and bonfires free of social anxiety.

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Campus Pride hosting Free Webinar with Anna Aagenes of GO! Athletes

Campus Pride is hosting a free webinar series with Anna Aagenes from GO! Athletes to discuss LGBT issues in collegiate athletics.

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What to Watch Thursday 4/11: 'Glee' returns, 'Tabatha Takes Over' a gay nightclub

Tonight catch the season finale of Archer, plus all new episodes of Glee, The Office, Go On, Tabatha Takes Over, and Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell.Read More

LGBT Groups Stand In Solidarity for Immigration Reform

Today April 10 is National Immigration Day of Action, a day where organizations and advocates across the country march to pressure Congress to pass fair and humane comprehensive immigration reform, and over 25 LGBT organizations are standing in solidarity.Read More

 
April 10, 2013

'Batgirl' Comic Introduces Transgender Character

When it was first announced in 2011 that DC Comics would be relaunching its entire line, writer Gail Simone told GLAAD that she planned to feature LGBT characters in the new books she was heading, including what would be "a first for mainstream comics." With the new issue of her ongoing hit series Batgirl, Simone made good on her word by revealing that Barbara Gordon's roommate Alysia is transgender.

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April 10, 2013

Sojourners CEO Jim Wallis Supports Marriage Equality

In an interview with the Huffington Post last Friday, Sojourners CEO and Christian leader Jim Wallis spoke out in favor of marriage equality. A big thank you to Jaweed Kaleem is in order for asking the question many have been wondering.

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