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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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February 19, 2016

Georgia State Senate advances anti-LGBT discrimination bill

Georgia's Senate voted on the so-called "First Amendment Defense Act," a bill that would allow anti-LGBT discrimination.

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GLAAD co-signs letter to entertainment industry leaders combatting stigma of HIV & AIDS

GLAAD calls on entertainment industry leaders "to continue to defend and support the rights and dignity of entertainment industry workers living with HIV."

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President Obama applauds Ellen’s role in changing hearts and minds

President Barack Obama praised Ellen for owning who she is, empowering others and changing hearts and minds towards the LGBT community.

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GLAAD Global Voices returns to the United Kingdom

GLAAD spent the last week in London, Manchester, and Edinburgh to revisit some of the people and organizations with whom GLAAD began working last October as part of the Global Voices program.

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Transgender inmate Ashley Diamond reaches settlement with Georgia's Department of Corrections

Ashley Diamond, a transgender woman from Georgia, has brought international attention to the abuse and the lack of medical attention that incarcerated transgender inmates face.

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