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GLAAD's Alabama and Mississippi media guides help journalists tell more #SouthernStories

GLAAD has released two new media guides for journalists reporting on LGBT people in Alabama and Mississippi after a recent report showed an increased discomfort with the LGBT community by Americans living in the U.S. South

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Georgia's anti-LGBT 'First Amendment Defense Act' continues to meet resistance

The number of LGBT activists, celebrities, clergy, and companies that have condemned FADA has been growing in the past few weeks with voices such as Delta, Virgin Group, and even the Governor of Georgia uniting in the fight against this harmful anti-LGBT bill.

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NYC Mayor signs executive order on transgender nondiscrimination in city facilities

Today, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order requiring all city agencies to ensure that their employees and members of the public have access to bathrooms and locker rooms that align with their gender identity or expression.

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6 arrested for murder of bisexual Alabama teen Nick Hawkins

The 19-year-old was on his way home from a beauty pageant when he called his mother and told her, "Someone is trying to kill me."

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At the intersection of gender and images: A Women’s History Month Series - Pt. One

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we begin with a retrospective on the gains women, including lesbian and trans women, have made in Hollywood films.

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South Dakota's Gov. Daugaard vetoes anti-transgender bill

Governor Daugaard of South Dakota vetoed HB 1008, a harmful bill that would ban transgender students from using the bathrooms or locker rooms that align with their gender identity.

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OSCARS celebrate Sam Smith, Lady Gaga, Holly Woodlawn and Alicia Vikander

The 88th Annual ACADEMY AWARDS® celebrated a year’s worth of on- and off-screen creativity with a live televised broadcast on ABC hosted by comedian Chris Rock.

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Tennessee bill targeting transgender students up for consideration in March

HB 2414, which would bar transgender students in public schools and public institution of higher education from using the restroom that aligns with their gender identity, is up for consideration by the Tennessee House's Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee on March 1.

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