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"What do you teach? What you've learned!": GLAAD honors our moms on Mother's Day

In honor of Mother's Day, members of GLAAD's staff are sharing reflections on their relationships with their moms. While these folks are of different backgrounds, ethnicities, nationalities, and ages, one thing is clear and common across the board: their mothers are central to their stories.

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Scott Lively stirring Russia's pot: A timeline

When it comes to ardent anti-LGBT advocate Scott Lively, it's best to know the spot on the globe to which he is most fully directing his focus.

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Newsweek's stories on "ex-gay" movement distance themselves from owner's support for the practice

Last week, Newsweek published two full-length stories on the so-called "ex-gay" movement's decline onehighlighted former "ex-gay" activist, John Paulk, while another told the story of Mathew Shurka, who went through attempts to change his sexual orientation, and is now a vocal critic of the dangerous practice.

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Oregon civil rights leader says 'no' to discrimination

Oregon United Against Discrimination released the first ad in the campaign to defeat the proposed discrimination measure. The ad to features Kathleen Saadat, a renowned advocate for civil rights and for equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Oregonians.

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Dept. of Health and Human Services could end Medicare's ban on transgender healthcare coverage

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) may remove a blanket ban on coverage for transgender healthcare through Medicare, reports BuzzFeed.

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