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June 25, 2013

GLAAD, LGBT advocacy groups stand with civil rights orgs in disappointment at Supreme Court ruling on voting rights

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled against a central piece of the Voting Rights Act. This removes major protections on voting rights passed by Congress in 1965.

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LGBT Advocacy Groups Stand With Civil Rights Counterparts in Disappointment at Supreme Court Ruling on Voting Rights

LGBT Advocacy Groups Stand With Civil Rights Counterparts in Disappointment at Supreme Court Ruling on Voting Rights

Washington, DC - Today, the Supreme Court struck down a central part of the Voting Rights Act, invalidating crucial protections passed by Congress in 1965 and renewed four times in the decades since. The sharply divided decision will significantly reduce the federal government’s role in overseeing voting laws in areas with a history of discrimination against African-Americans.

Study: Transgender People Need Safe Restrooms

Transgender people go to work, drive our kids to school, go to the movies, and go out to dinner, and yes, like everyone else, we even go to the restroom. Most folks don't think twice about using the restroom, but for transgender people, accessing the restroom that matches our gender identity too often results in ridicule or violence.

Gay Voices (The Huffington Post)
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June 25, 2013

New book, The Address of Happiness, releases free download to the GLAAD community

The Address of Happiness is a book by author, and former producer, David Paul Kirkpatrick. On July 1st, 2013, this publication will be made available to the public. The book takes the reader inside a journey of love, peace, happiness, and spirituality.

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Los Angeles Times Spotlights Trans Pride L.A. after GLAAD Meeting

After meeting with GLAAD and other transgender community leaders, the Los Angeles Times sent a reporter to cover Trans Pride L.A. on Saturday. We believe this is the first time the LA Times has covered Trans Pride since it started in 2000.

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