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January 27, 2014

South Dakota considers bill to allow discrimination against LGBT people

South Dakota State Senator Ernie Otten, with lead support from Rep. Steve Hickey, introduced two bills in the South Dakota Legislature attempting to allow clergy, church officials and businesspeople to refuse to take part in the marriages or receptions of loving LGBT couples with the justification that it would protect their religious beliefs.

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This week: Two state marriage rallies to feature extreme speakers

Indiana and Utah will both host anti-marriage equality rallies. Both programs feature anti-LGBT activists who have said some of the most jaw-dropping things about LGBT people.

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GLAAD President Sarah Kate Ellis speaks to the Hollywood Reporter about the Grammys' same-sex couple weddings

GLAAD President Sarah Kate Ellis spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about a historic television segment at the 2014 Grammys on Sunday, where Queen Latifah officiated the weddings of 33 couples, both gay and straight, while the hit single, "Same Love," was performed by Macklemore, Mary Lambert and Trombone Shorty.

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Nevada invokes tired old stereotypes to say everything that marriage is not

The Attorney General of Nevada, Catherine Cortez Masto (D), filed a 55-page brief with the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals this week in which she urged that the state's ban on marriage equality--part of Nevada's constitution--be upheld. In this document, she expressed an interest "to protect and perpetuate traditional marriage," and proceeded to define "what marriage is not."

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Snapshots: Meeting with CeCe McDonald, explaining what Grantland got wrong, and connecting The Bachelor with LGBT Latino families

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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Mark Burnett gives 'Voice' to insidious anti-LGBT coalition

Why is one of the biggest TV producers in America, Mark Burnett, and his actress wife, Roma Downey, signing up to lead a new coalition right alongside four of the most extreme anti-LGBT activists?

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