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July 23, 2013

Update: Diamond Williams, Transgender Woman Murdered In Philadelphia

An arrest has been in the case surrounding Diamond Williams, a transgender women in Philadelphia. Tonight a Speak Out and Vigil is being held in her honor.

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If you can't beat 'em, call 'em 'cheaters'

Frank Schubert's latest take on the Proposition 8 legal case might be the biggest bout of sore-loserdom you've ever witnessed from an anti-LGBT commentator.

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July 23, 2013

Roundup: Discussion of the Trayvon Martin case

In the week and a half following the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case, news outlets of all types have been flooded with commentary about the case and its broader implications.

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GLAAD working to correct media coverage of trans woman murdered in Philadelphia

This past weekend, GLAAD learned that local Philadelphia media sensationalized and inaccurately reported on the murder of a trans woman of color, using the wrong name and pronouns and including irrelevant information about her past.

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