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June 3, 2013

Blogging for #LGBTFamilies Day: Go! Athletes

Anna Aagenes is the Executive Director of Go! Athletes and Sean Smith is the organization's Communications Director. Both took a wider view of the idea of "family" on Blogging for LGBT Families Day.

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GLAAD Spirit Day Ambassador Maria Menounos named Grand Marshal of LA Pride Parade

Extra host Maria Menounos, who served as a GLAAD Spirit Day Ambassador last year, has been named Grand Marshal of this weekend's LA Pride Parade. You can sign up now to march with GLAAD in the parade.
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Reporting on Los Angeles attack should avoid assumptions

A brutal attack on a 22-year-old person of color in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles on Thursday night left the victim severly injured and requiring hospitalization to recover from multiple injuries. The victim's sisters suggest that their sibling was dressed in women's clothes at the time of the attack, and say the police are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.
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President Obama may deliver a positive message to Africa

As President Obama prepares to visit African countries in the upcoming months, LGBT Americans and organizations hope he can deliver a positive message of impact following the wave of anti-LGBT legislation.

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June 4, 2013

VIDEO: Boy Scouts, defying orders, wear uniforms in Utah pride parade

Following the Boy Scouts of America's histori

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