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October 28, 2013

Nevada and Hawaii seek to overturn their states marriage equality ban in Federal Court

The Ninth Circuit Court will hear marriage equality cases from Nevada and Hawaii after district courts in those states declared that the bans on marriage equality were constitutional. A multitude of public figures, including Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie, submitted legal briefs to the court in support of marriage equality.

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October 25, 2013

Report: A great majority of LGBT adults favor working in a marriage equality state

60 percent of gay and lesbian adults would reject a job promotion if it required them to move to a state where their marriage is not recognized (up from 33 percent last year).

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GUEST POST: October 26 is Intersex Awareness Day

October, 26th 2013 is International Intersex Awareness Day. An estimated one in 2,000 babies is born with reproductive or sexual anatomy and/or a chromosome pattern that does not seem to fit typical definitions of male or female. In recent years, affected adults have begun raising awareness by coming out publicly and questioning the existing model of medical treatment.

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October 25, 2013

Western Michigan University launches mentorship program for LGBT graduates

Western Michigan University started The Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender and Ally Career Mentorship Program to help LGBT graduates better prepare for the many challenges they will face when they enter the job market.

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October 25, 2013

New Jersey Marriage Equality advocates pursue state law reinforcing court's decision

New Jersey lawmakers are now deciding what needs to be done to pass a law reinforcing the trial court's decision on marriage equality.

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Snapshots: Miss Universe in Russia, TransAdvocate, Illinois, Universal Studios, and more

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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October 25, 2013

LGBT CEOs pressed to advance the movement

Christopher Bailey's appointment as CEO of Burberry emphasized some of the steps made in workplace diversity, but there is still a great deal of work that needs to be done.

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October 25, 2013

LGBT youth disproportionately represented among homeless youth

A report from the Center for American Progress showed LGBT youth are at a far greater risk of winding up homeless and being abused on the streets.

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