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GLAAD's Tiq Milan to The New York Times: trans people are an integral part of the LGBT movement

GLAAD's Tiq Milan responded to the following questions posed by the New York Times, "Does it still make sense to think of trans rights as part of the gay-rights movement? Or at this point, is it a different campaign with different goals?"

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October 15, 2013

2 cyber-bullies arrested after Florida girl's suicide

Thursday is Spirit Day, when millions of people will go purple to oppose bullying and in support of LGBT youth.

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October 15, 2013

North Carolina AG supports marriage equality but will still defend the state's ban

North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper says he supports marriage equality but acknowledges his personal views aren't preventing him from vigorously defending North Carolina's constitutional amendment banning marriage equality.

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October 15, 2013

Judge will hear arguments regarding Michigan's ban on LGBT marriage and adoption

Equality Michigan is hoping for, what could be, a historic day for their state. U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman is expected to hear arguments and possibly issue a ruling as early as tomorrow, on whether Michigan's 2004 ban on marriage equality violates the U.S. Constitution.

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October 11, 2013

Oregon father killed during walk memorializing his gay son

When Joe Bell's son, Jadin, took his own life after being bullied for being gay, he began "Joe's Walk for Change." Joe was killed when struck by a semi truck while completing the walk.

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October 11, 2013

Harvey Milk commemorated on U.S. postage stamp

The United States Postal Service announced they will issue a postage stamp with the image of LGBT civil rights leader Harvey Milk.

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