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La Santa Cecilia humanizes immigration debate with video ‘El Hielo’

Political music need not be angry, loud or violent to get its point across. Such is the case with the moving ballad of “El Hielo (ICE)”, the new video for Los Angeles-based Chicano conjunto group La Santa Cecilia. “El Hielo (ICE)” tells the story of a group of undocumented citizens who work at the same restaurant.
Voxxi
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April 10, 2013

Outspoken Activist for Gay Rights Arrested in Zambia

Paul Kasonkomona, a Zambian human rights activist with many years' experience, was arrested in Lusaka on Sunday for publically supporting the rights of Zambia's sexual minorities. He was arrested shortly after appearing on an independent television channel, Muvi TV, where he spoke in favour of access to health care for sex workers, prisoners, and sexual minorities.
GroundUp
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April 10, 2013
April 9, 2013

Thousands calling for Smith College to stop discriminating against trans women

More than three thousand people have joined a Smith College student group in their call for an end to Smith's refusal to even consider the applications of certain trans women.

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GLAAD, Trans Advocates Meet with LA Times to Address Trans Coverage

On Tuesday, GLAAD and members of the Los Angeles trans community met with editors and staff members at the Los Angeles Times for an honest, off-the-record discussion about issues that uniquely affect trans people.
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GLAAD Co-Founder Dean Hansell to Receive Founders Award at GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles

At the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards event in Los Angeles on Saturday, April 20, GLAAD co-founder Dean Hansell will receive the first Founders Award in recognition of his 27 years of service to GLAAD.

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