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Guest Post and Video: UFC's Liz Carmouche on media and making history

February 22, 2013

This is our second guest blog from mixed martial artist Liz Carmouche, who on Saturday will become the first openly gay fighter and one of the first two female fighters in the history of UFC. You can read the first one here, and our interview with Liz here.

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The Ohio State University Athletic Director talks You Can Play video with Outsports

The Ohio State University athletic program hosts Pride Night for Ohio gay community and produces a video for the You Can Play Project. OSU's Initiatives reflect growing LGBT tolerance at the collegiate level. Read More

February 22, 2013

While media speculates on the next Pope, Catholics continue to support LGBT people

While the election of a pro-LGBT pope would be symbolic of the Church's recognition of the theological convictions of its people, the election of another anti-LGBT pope will do nothing to stop the growing tide of Catholic persons who recognize the inherent dignity and worth of LGBT people.

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What to Watch Weekend 2/22-24: Terry Catches Ian and Mickey Together on 'Shameless'

This weekend catch all new episodes of Malibu Country, Say Yes to the Dress and Shameless.

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Berlin International Film Festival Honors LGBT Inclusive Films with Teddy Awards

Each year the Berlin International Film Festival honors LGBT cinema with the Teddy Award. The award recognizes films and people who bring forward political and socially engaging themes that contribute to LGBT acceptance, social change and brings society closer to equality.

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February 21, 2013

NCTE to Secretary Napolitano: Stop sexual abuse in Immigration detention camps

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano is set to issue a series of directives that will take some steps to help ensure the safety and treatment of LGBT detainees in the immigration system, but the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) is calling on her to do more.

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