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Watch the trailer for the Nigerian LGBT-themed film 'Hell or High Water'

Today, The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) in partnership with Asurf Films Limited, released the trailer for Hell or High Water, a new short film about a young pastor in Nigeria who has to confront a hidden truth about himself. Check out the trailer!

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GLAAD's Alabama and Mississippi media guides help journalists tell more #SouthernStories

GLAAD has released two new media guides for journalists reporting on LGBT people in Alabama and Mississippi after a recent report showed an increased discomfort with the LGBT community by Americans living in the U.S. South

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New report shows rise in anti-transgender legislation in 2016

Despite a rise in awareness of issues facing transgender people, the number of anti-transgender bills proposed in 2016 is twice that of 2015, according to a new report from the Human Rights Campaign.

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#VoteWithUs couple nominated for Irish LGBT ally award

Brighid and Paddy Whyte , an elderly married couple from Ireland, have been nominated at the GALAS LGBT Awards for their sincere videos submitted to the #VoteWithUs campaign for marriage equality in Ireland. They have been nominated in the category of "LGBT Ally," for their work with the #VoteWithUs campaign for the referendum for equal marriage in Ireland.

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Italian LGBT advocates to host first-ever Diversity Media Awards

Diversity, an Italian association working to reduce prejudice and discrimination, will launch its first Diversity Media Awards (DMA). DMA is modeled after the GLAAD Media Awards and recognizes fair, accurate, and diverse representations of LGBT people in the media.

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PHOTOS: GLAAD at the Chinese Rainbow Media Awards

On January 17, GLAAD was in Beijing, China to celebrate the Chinese Rainbow Media Awards. GLAAD's Director of Program, Global and US South, Ross Murray, brought greetings and offered support for recognizing media representations that accelerate acceptance for LGBT people in China.

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WATCH: TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress" features their first transgender bride, Precious Davis

Precious Davis, a transgender woman living in Chicago, is joined by her two best friends at Bridals by Lori in Atlanta to choose the dress she'll wear at her upcoming wedding to her fiancé, Myles Brady.

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Going global: 5 GLAAD Global Voices highlights from 2015

2015 saw the expansion of GLAAD's commitment to global LGBT acceptance grow. The initiative engaged in support of strong, organized, local LGBT organizations that have identified clear objectives and believe GLAAD can be helpful in achieving those objectives.

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