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Obama at #SOTU: As Americans, we condemn persecution of LGBT people.

Tonight’s State of the Union address marked several mentions of the LGBT community, including growing acceptance of marriage equality, and the historic first mention of bisexual and transgender people.

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GLAAD @ Work: Egyptian anti-LGBT raid, LGBT couples on Chilean show, Hello Mr. magazine, and more

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LGBT and looking for healthcare coverage? Visit Out 2 Enroll

The deadline to enroll for healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act is coming up on February 15, 2015, and Out 2 Enroll is working to ensure that eligible LGBT people can access the coverage offered.

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Pope Francis called marriage equality "ideological colonization" to destroy family

Pope Francis came out with his strongest comments against marriage equality, calling it, "ideological colonization that we have to be careful about that is trying to destroy the family." His comments came during a visit to the Philippines, and in the midst of a Roman Catholic conversation on marriage and family.

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The Supreme Court is hearing arguments on marriage equality again

It's possible that the Supreme Court will finally make a nation-wide decision on marriage equality. Today, the court decided to hear arguments in four marriage equality cases.

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Gary Sinise bows out of Legatus summit, followed by Bret Baier and Pete Coors

The conservative Catholic organization Legatus is finding that its extreme and alienating anti-LGBT rhetoric is harming its reputation and ability to retain mainstream speakers. Just this week, actor Gary Sinise, Fox News anchor Bret Baier, and Molson Coors chairman Pete Coors, have all cancelled appearances at the Legatus annual conference, citing the controversial and extreme positions the organization has taken in regard to the LGBT community.

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Armando Correa, editor de People en Español, habla con GLAAD acerca de ser papá

Esta semana hablamos con Armando Correa, quien es el "Jefe-De-Redacción" de la revista People en Español de su carrera como un editor abiertamente gay de la revista en español con el más alto número de lectores en los Estados Unidos. Él tiene un mensaje especial para los padres de hijos/as gay o transgénero.

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GLAAD @ Work: TLC's irresponsible program, Jennifer Boylan thanked at Golden Globes, Empire, and more

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Irish Catholic priest comes out to support marriage equality during service

An Irish Catholic priest, Father Martin Dolan, came out as gay during a service last weekend, and received a standing ovation from his parishioners.

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Calliope Wong discusses Smith College's exclusion of transgender women on MSNBC

Yesterday, transgender student Calliope Wong spoke to MSNBC about Smith College's discriminatory admissions practices regarding transgender women applicants, despite other women's colleges changing their policies.

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