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Nat Geo asks #AreYouTougher as messages of equality scare them from #ToughScout hashtag

National Geographic Channel has partnered with the Boy Scouts of America to produce a show called "Are You Tougher Than A Boy Scout," despite the BSA's policy that bans gay scouts and leaders. Read More

Murdered Mississippi mayoral candidate's family says death was a hate crime

The family of murdered Mississippi mayoral candidate Marco McMillian now believes his death was a hate crime. The family said they had received information from the Coahoma County coroner's office regarding the state of McMillian's body, which led them to believe that "this was not a random act of violence."

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Mormon, Jewish Religious Leaders Sign Amicus Briefs in Support of Marriage Equality

Amid the dozens of amicus briefs that were filed against the so-called 'Defense of Marriage Act' (DOMA) and California's Proposition 8 were some real signs on how much the United States has shifted on LGBT equality. We'd like to lift up two more for specific attention.

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Anderson Cooper Talks #GLAADAwards and Madonna on Today's 'Anderson Live'

On today's episode of 'Anderson Live' Anderson Cooper and co-host Lisa Rinna discuss the news that Cooper will be honored with the Vito Russo Award at the NYC GLAAD Media Awards on March 16 and his award will be presented by longtime friend Madonna.

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Breaking: Carly Rae Jepsen withdraws from Boy Scout Jamboree over anti-gay ban

Recording artist Carly Rae Jepsen announced today that she will withdraw as headliner of the 2013 National Scout Jamboree, following a campaign launched by GLAAD and Eagle Scout Derek Nance, whose Change.org petition calling on the 'Call Me Maybe' star to denounce the Boy Scouts' anti-gay policy has amassed over 62,000 signatures.

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