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Kristin Chenoweth Continues to Speak Out about Her Christian Faith and Her Support of Equality

Earlier this week Broadway and television star Kristin Chenoweth, a long-time ally of the LGBT community, reinforced her strong belief that being a Christian and being a supporter of LGBT equality are not incompatible.Read More

Full Schedule Set for Outfest Fusion LGBT People of Color Film Festival

The schedule for the Outfest Fusion LGBT People of Color Film Festival was announced yesterday. Fusion 2013 will be held in Los Angeles on Friday and Saturday, March 22 and 23 with films playing at both the Egyptian Theatre and the REDCAT Theatre.

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Filmmaker Anne Clements Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Fund New LGBT Gaming Documentary Featuring GaymerConnect

Filmmaker Anne Clements in conjunctions with GaymerConnect, the first convention dedicated to LGBT gaming culture, is using Kickstarter to fund the production of a documentary titled Gayming in Color: Queers and Gaymers of the Pixelated World. The documentary will explore LGBTQ presence in the gaming community, and tell the story of the creators of GaymerConnect.

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Brett Ratner to Receive Ally Award, launch PSA Campaign in partnership with Comcast at #GLAADAwards

On March 16, Hollywood director Brett Ratner will receive the Ally Award at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York. Attendees will get an exclusive look at a public service announcement campaign helmed by Ratner. The GLAAD 'Coming Out for Equality' PSA series features a diverse group of straight celebrities and athletes "coming out of the closet" as supporters of equality and calling for other Americans to speak out.

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March 8, 2013

UFC fighter Liz Carmouche makes statement in support of Fallon Fox

Mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Liz Carmouche is the first openly gay fighter and one of the first two female fighters in the history of Ultimate Fighting Champ

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Roman Catholic bishops oppose Violence Against Women Act because it protects LGBT women

Five key Roman Catholic bishops in the United States have stated their opposition to the newly signed Violence Against Women Act. The reason for their opposition? VAWA states that the law will apply regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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