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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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Illinois paper gets it right; connects 'change' advocacy to IL's equality opponents

The News-Gazette accurately challenges "ex-gay advocacy" and uncovers how it's really a ploy to oppose marriage equality in Illinois.

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Victory! Associated Press adds 'husband' and 'wife' for gay couples to Stylebook

Following widespread confusion and outcry, the Associated Press (AP) has updated its style guidelines to include "husband" and "wife" as acceptable terminology for people in a legal marriage.

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Tim Tebow Decides not to Visit Controversial Church

Tim Tebow rescinds his decision to speak at an anti-gay church in Dallas this upcoming April. The decision comes after widespread media attention to the church's homophobic rhetoric and reflects the role professional athletes play in the LGBT movement for equality.

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