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North Dakota Media Shines Spotlight on Fargo Lesbian Parents

Words and images matter. It takes courage for families like Barb, Rhea and their son Matt to tell their story. By featuring this family, the Forum of Fargo Moorhead allows more people to connect with the everyday challenges of gay and lesbian families and begins to change hearts and minds for full equality.

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Youth Coming Out Today, Sharing Stories

Today is National Coming Out Day, a day celebrated every year when people take a moment to come out – as lesbian, gay, bi, transgender, and straight allies. Sharing your story and finding support is an integral part of coming out for many young people.
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LGBT en Español: Paparazzi Magazine contra el Acoso Escolar, Caso Cerrado Combate la Discriminación, y Novela con Trama Gay

En esta edición de LGBT en Español, se examina la cobertura de temas LGBT en Paparazzi Magazine. También cómo Caso Cerrado trató a casos de discriminación y la trama gay de una telenovela.

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Stand Up Speak Out

Young people everywhere are taking a stand against bullying. In a movement that’s rocking the nation, young people are saying, let’s make it better – and here’s how.
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NC Governor Speaks Out In Opposition of Anti-Gay Amendment

North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue announced Friday that she would oppose a proposed state constitutional amendment that would ban marriage, civil unions and domestic partnerships for same-sex couples in the state.

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CA Gov. Signs Two Trans-Inclusive Bills

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed two pro-transgender equality bills into law on Oct. 9. Masen Davis, the executive director of the Transgender Law Center, announced on Twitter that Brown had signed the two bills into law, both of which had been advocated for this session by the organization.
From the TLC news release:
Governor Brown just signed two important transgender rights bills into law.  The first, the Gender Nondiscrimination Act, brings transgender rights out of the closet in...

October 10, 2011


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