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PHOTOS: St. Louis mayor, officials perform marriages for same-sex couples in defiance of ban on marriage equality

Last night in Missouri, four couples had their marriages performed by St. Louis officials in an historic act of advocacy against the statewide ban on marriage equality.

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Methodist Church reinstates Rev. Frank Schaefer, once defrocked for performing gay son's wedding

This reverses the church's December 2013 decision to defrock him seven years after officiating the wedding ceremony for Tim, one of his three gay sons, and Tim's husband.

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June 24, 2014

200 gather to honor memory of trans woman Yaz'min Shancez

Last Thursday, the body of Yaz'min Shancez, affectionately nicknamed "Miss T," a 31-year-old transgender woman, was found behind a garbage bin at a rental facility in Ft. Myers, Florida, burned.

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A children's book to celebrate pride

Just in time to celebrate Pride month, a children's book called "This Day in June" has been published to teach children (and parents) about LGBT culture and history.

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Snapshots: NBC, marriage equality, Dallas dads, and more

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD?

Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment, and online media.

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Woman with HIV arrested, compared to a murderer in reporting

Earlier this week, a report from the ABC affiliate in Columbus, Ohio, reported a story in which a woman with HIV was arrested after a complaint from a former partner. Ohio is a state that criminalizes HIV, but the way in which the story was told added additional stigma to those who live with HIV.

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