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Amicus briefs in DOMA/Prop 8 Cases reveal broad coalition in support of marriage

Yesterday was the last day to file amicus briefs for the upcoming Supreme Court hearings on both the so-called 'Defense of Marriage Act' (DOMA) and the constitutionality of California's 'Proposition 8' ban on marriage equality.

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February 28, 2013

WATCH: The Bully Effect, Tonight on AC360

Thursday night, Anderson Cooper 360 will air The Bully Effect, a follow up to the 2011 documentary by Lee Hirsch, Bully.

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February 28, 2013

ABC Studios Developing Miniseries Based on GLAAD Media Award and Academy Award-Nominated Documentary 'How to Survive a Plague'

How to Survive a Plague filmmaker David France is currently working with ABC Studios to develop a miniseries based on his documentary, which will take a deeper look at the personal stories behind the HIV/AIDS advocacy movements of the 1980s.

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February 28, 2013

Filling a void in the blogsphere: Monica Roberts for Transgriot

As the first African American trans woman to create a news outlet that focuses on trans women of color issues, Monica Roberts, creator of TransGriot, is continuing to raise visibility for black trans women and the everyday challenges they face. Read More

 
February 28, 2013

Evangelical seminary uses GLAAD-nominated films to spark gay/Christian dialog

Students at the largest multi-denominational seminary in the world are making history by becoming the first evangelical graduate theological school to create an official LGBT student organization. They are now hosting an LGBT film festival featuring several GLAAD-nominated films.

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MLS star supports own suspension for anti-gay slur, reflects acceptance in pro soccer

Major League Soccer player Marc Burch releases a statement supporting the suspension he received after using a homophobic slur during a Soccer game. This comes at a time of unprecedented attention to the LGBT movement by professional sports. Read More