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Voices left out of the Papal Visit to Paraguay

The many peoples in Latin America and the United states both in and outside the Catholic sphere are taking the opportunity of the Papal visit to the region to manifest their truths challenging the Vatican's policies and calling upon their current highest representative to clarify his actions and beliefs with respect to their communities.

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GLAAD @ Work: Nigeria, what's ahead after marriage equality, transgender issues in Latino/a community, and more

GLAAD's Weekly Update on News, Entertainment, and Online Media.

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GLAAD, DignityUSA call on Pope Francis to meet with LGBT Catholics during upcoming U.S. visit

Around 60% of Catholics in America support marriage equality. Unfortunately, the Church hierarchy does not reflect churchgoers' attitudes. GLAAD and DignityUSA called on Pope Francis to join them in closing that gap.

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VIDEO: Kids react to SCOTUS marriage equality ruling

Kids react with support and enthusiasm when they learn about nationwide marriage equality in the U.S.

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Episcopal Church supports marriage equality in historic vote

78th General Convention of the Episcopal Church votes to create LGBT-inclusive reforms nationwide.

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Nigerian LGBT advocate Olumide Femi Makanjuola talks reality of being LGBT in Nigeria

This week on GLAAD's video series, GLAAD: All Access, host Claire Pires visited with Olumide Femi Makanjuola to talk about the levels of acceptance for LGBT people in Nigeria.

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Join LGBT Nigerian leaders in a Twitter chat about #LGBngPolls

This week, NOI Polls, in partnership with Bisi Alimi Foundation and The Initiative for Equal Rights in Nigeria, released polling data about Nigerians’ awareness, perception, and levels of acceptance of the LGBT community in the country.

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June 30, 2015
by GLAAD

Watch an exclusive clip from the film '52 Tuesdays' released on iTunes today

Filmed in Australia, 52 Tuesdays tells the story of 16-year-old Billie as her parent announces plans to transition and their relationship becomes limited to spending Tuesdays together.

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Girl Scouts return $100K donation to transphobic donor and launch #ForEVERYGirl campaign

Earlier this year, the Girl Scouts of Western Washington received a $100,000 donation to help fund their activities. However, the donor later requested that the money not be used to help transgender girls.The troop then returned the money, saying "Girl Scouts is for every girl, and every girl should have the opportunity to be a Girl Scout if she wants to."

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