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NH House Rejects Bill Aimed at Repealing Marriage Equality

On Wednesday New Hampshire lawmakers rejected a bill that would have made their state the first to repeal a marriage equality law through legislation -- a move opposed by Democratic Gov. John Lynch. The Republican-controlled House voted 211-116 on Monday to kill the bill that would have repealed the 2-year-old law and restored a law that allowed civil unions in 2008 and 2009.
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March 21, 2012

Nykolas Alford, HB 1523 plaintiff, reflects on how #MyMississippi treats its most vulnerable residents

"I am tired of hearing the "If you don't like it, leave" argument. How do we expect to become a better state when we are running everyone off? It is #mymississippi too. We are all Mississippi and together we can be the change that we want to see. " 

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MTV celebrates Transgender Awareness Week

As part of Transgender Awareness Week, MTV is premiering programming and participating throughout the week to raise awareness and share stories of transgender and gender non-conforming people.

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A queer mom of two reflects on family, identity, and #MyMississippi

"I have to think, hope, and sometimes even pray, that somehow the individual will beat out the collective. That somehow Mississippi will become a place that is safe for families like mine."

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October 28, 2016

PHOTOS: Queermosa just celebrated Taiwan's first-ever LGBTQ awards ceremony

The first Queermosa Awards was successfully launched to bring broad media visibility to LGBTQ voices in Taiwan.

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VIDEO: Out Christian rocker Trey Pearson urges us to go purple for #SpiritDay

Earlier this year, Trey Pearson of the Christian rock band Everyday Sunday, came out as gay in an emotional letter to (614) Magazine. Now, he is urging his fans to go purple for Spirit Day in a new video

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Frameline releases "Expanding Gender: Youth Out Front" educational series

Frameline releases anti-bullying, gender expansive and racially inclusive educational film collection to make schools safer for LGBTQ youth.

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LGBTQ, immigrant youth, allies show GLAAD their acceptance in Texas

GLAAD hosted a sneak peek preview and round table discussion of GLAAD's upcoming mini-documentary, "GLAAD Presents: State of Change – Texas" for local LGBT youth at the Dream Home in Edinburg, Texas, a home that provides emergency housing for dacamented students who are homeless or have been abused by their families. This is the latest stop on the Southern Stories Summer Tour of Texas.

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Ride along (virtually) as GLAAD takes the Southern Stories Summer Tour to Texas

GLAAD continues its Southern Stories Summer Tour next week in Texas. Throughout the trip, GLAAD will be facilitating conversations with local advocacy leaders about accelerating acceptance and amplifying the voices of LGBT people in the South. We will share resources, and listen to the stories of everyday LGBT Texans

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