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Conservative media ignores facts to "report" on false story of harassment by transgender student

FOX News, continuing its long history of anti-trans media coverage, is promoting a false story about a transgender high school student in Colorado who was allegedly harassing her peers.
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In their own words: Why students, educators support LGBT youth and #SpiritDay

A few of the students and educators participating in Spirit Day this year are making their voices heard, explaining why it's important to support the youngest members of the LGBT community through grassroots initiatives.

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October 16, 2013

North Dakota unveils marriage inequality tax documents

After The Supreme Court of The United States declared the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional, the Internal Revenue Service announced that it would allow same-sex couples to file as a married couple if they were married in a state that allows it, even if they live in a state that doesn't

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Colorado trans woman denied free breast cancer screening by state-run program

A woman in Colorado has filed a lawsuit after being denied access to a free breast cancer screenings by Women's Wellness Connection, a state-run healthcare program, simply because she is transgender.

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The American Family Association agenda in its founder's own words

When the American Family Association protests the label as an anti-LGBT organization, it should look to its own founder and its basic principles to see why that label fits so well.

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GLAAD's Tiq Milan to The New York Times: trans people are an integral part of the LGBT movement

GLAAD's Tiq Milan responded to the following questions posed by the New York Times, "Does it still make sense to think of trans rights as part of the gay-rights movement? Or at this point, is it a different campaign with different goals?"

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October 15, 2013

2 cyber-bullies arrested after Florida girl's suicide

Thursday is Spirit Day, when millions of people will go purple to oppose bullying and in support of LGBT youth.

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Snapshots: Two new television reports, Values Voter Summit, Derek Schell's coming out, 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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