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LGBT Artists and Allies Win Big at the Grammy Awards

Music's biggest stars were honored at last night's Grammy Awards and several LGBT artists, allies and inclusive programs picked up wins in their respective categories.Read More

He Doesn't Want to Be Called a Hero, but when the Shoe Fits...

Daniel Hernandez, who helped save the life of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords after a 2011 shooting, spent much of the last week sharing his story on several media outlets and serving as a great openly gay Latino role model.Read More

Media Misses The Mark With Coverage Of Indiana Group Supporting Anti-Gay Prom

A group of parents and students at an Indiana high school is leading an anti-gay initiative to create a separate prom that bans gay students.

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February 11, 2013

Assistant Principal at Cincinnati Catholic school on administrative leave for supporting marriage equality

Students in Cincinnati, Ohio are rallying around Purcell Marian assistant principal Mike Moroski. Moroski was placed on administrative leave last week after refusing to remove an entry from his personal blog that spoke out in support of marriage equality.

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What does Pope Benedict's resignation mean for LGBT people?

The Vatican announced that Pope Benedict will resign due to age and health concerns. News like this tends to make people wonder what sort of change a transition like this might mean in the Roman Catholic Church. LGBT people and allies – many of whom are Catholic – have a particular interest in seeing what direction the church is heading.

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February 11, 2013

Kobe Bryant scolds fan for using "gay" as an insult

NBA Superstar Kobe Bryant told a fan on twitter that he shouldn't try to insult someone by calling them 'gay' - a language lesson he learned after calling a referee an anti-gay slur in 2011.

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