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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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Transgender man killed by police in Arizona and misgendered by the media

A 24-year-old transgender man, Kayden Clarke, was shot and killed by police in his home on Thursday, February 4th, in Mesa, Arizona.

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#VoteWithUs couple nominated for Irish LGBT ally award

Brighid and Paddy Whyte , an elderly married couple from Ireland, have been nominated at the GALAS LGBT Awards for their sincere videos submitted to the #VoteWithUs campaign for marriage equality in Ireland. They have been nominated in the category of "LGBT Ally," for their work with the #VoteWithUs campaign for the referendum for equal marriage in Ireland.

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George Takei takes to social media to speak against anti-LGBT bills in Georgia

Actor, LGBT advocate, and GLAAD Media Award honoree George Takei mobilized his social media following to advocate against dangerous anti-LGBT bills pending in the Georgia legislature.

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Italian LGBT advocates to host first-ever Diversity Media Awards

Diversity, an Italian association working to reduce prejudice and discrimination, will launch its first Diversity Media Awards (DMA). DMA is modeled after the GLAAD Media Awards and recognizes fair, accurate, and diverse representations of LGBT people in the media.

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27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards nominees lift up global voices

This year several GLAAD Media Awards nominees addressed efforts to bring equality to LGBT people in other parts of the world, including Sense8, Mala Mala, Essence Magazine and Newsweek.

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GLAAD launches interactive digital timeline for #GLAADAt30

GLAAD launched an interactive digital timeline to trace a great deal of GLAAD's history, from its founding in 1985 to today.

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Stories of people living with HIV among 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards nominees

Among the nominees for the 27th annual GLAAD Media Awards, several included stories of LGBT people living with HIV, including The Prancing Elites Project, Looking, and How To Get Away With Murder.

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