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Going global: 5 GLAAD Global Voices highlights from 2015

2015 saw the expansion of GLAAD's commitment to global LGBT acceptance grow. The initiative engaged in support of strong, organized, local LGBT organizations that have identified clear objectives and believe GLAAD can be helpful in achieving those objectives.

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National Catholic Reporter names Boy Scout dads and marriage equality plaintiffs 'Persons of the Year'

In a year-end editorial, the National Catholic Reporter has named Greg Bourke and Michael DeLeon persons of the year for 2015.

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November 16, 2015

It's starting: marriage for same-sex couples begins today in Ireland

The world has its first country that offers marriage equality for same-sex couples as a result of a vote of the people. Ireland last May made international headlines by voting "yes" for marriage equality.

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#GenSilent needs your support for LGBT Elders Day and beyond

With LGBT Elders Day coming up on Monday, November 9th, Logo is premiering a documentary regarding the experiences of LGBT elders in nursing homes and assisted living situations.
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In Colombia, a win for LGBT families

The Colombia Constitutional Court granted a victory to children with gay and lesbian parents in the country by ruling that sexual orientation could not be considered as an in impediment to adoption. "It is an unacceptable violation of her/his rights to deny a child a family based solely on the sexual orientation of the couple," read the ruling in part.

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What's next for LGBT Catholics? Join GLAAD's Google Hangout to discuss

Join GLAAD on Tuesday, October 27 at 9:00 AM PT/12:00 PM ET in a Google Hangout with LGBT Catholic leaders to talk about the secretive Extraordinary Synod on Marriage and Family at the Vatican.

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VIDEO: "Empowered" campaign offers support to women living with HIV and violence

One in three women in the United States will experience intimate partner violence, but for women living with HIV, that statistic becomes as high as one in two.

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October 20, 2015

While the Vatican discusses family, another gay Catholic loses his job

Equality Virginia has created a petition asking for the Catholic Diocese of Richmond, Virginia to apologize to John Murphy, a gay Catholic man who was fired from his position as executive director at St. Francis Home, a diocese-owned assisted living home.

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