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What if Manti Te'o had said "Yes, I am gay?" Part II

Manti Te'o is a Hawaiian-born Mormon Eagle Scout who plays football for Notre Dame. Here's where someone who identifies with any of those communities can find support for LGBT inclusion and equality.

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January 28, 2013

What if Manti Te'o had said "Yes, I am gay?" Part I

This post is not about whether he should have said that, nor about whether that's even the actual truth. Rather, it's about reassuring his young fans that, if it was true, and if that had been his answer, he would have found love and support in each and every one of the communities with which he identifies.Read More

What to Watch Monday 1/28: Season Premiere of RuPaul's Drag Race!

Tonight catch the season premiere of RuPaul's Drag Race, plus all new episodes of The Carrie Diaries and The Biggest Loser!Read More

Cub Scouts Pack removes gay-inclusive policy after threats from BSA

A Maryland-based Cub Scouts Pack says it's being forced to remove a non-discrimination statement from its website after the National Capital Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) threatened to revoke the Pack's charter.

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January 25, 2013

Media Coverage of Transgender Youth: Ensuring an Equal Future

Recently transgender youth have been taking center stage on some of media's biggest platforms, and the media has risen to the occasion, taking the opportunity to educate and raise awareness.

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Boy Scouts threaten to remove pack for supporting gay scouts

The National Capital Area Council (NCAC) of the Boy Scouts has threatened to remove a Maryland pack for posting a statement on its website saying it won’t discriminate against gay members.

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