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2016 Bisexual Book Awards announced

The Fourth Annual Bisexual Book Awards includes readings by finalist authors in contention for awards, a presentation of bisexual comic book art, live music by local bisexual musicians, and the Bisexual Book Awards Ceremony.

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Petition calls for ACC baseball tournament to be moved from North Carolina

North Carolina's HB-2 has been actively opposed by businesses, performers, advocates, and organizations because of its discriminatory nature.

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Rally to #RepealHB2 in Raleigh, North Carolina to be held on Monday

Join a day of action to #RepealHB2 in North Carolina on Monday

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PHOTOS: GLAAD at the North Carolina rally to #RepealHB2

GLAAD was on the ground with North Carolina's NAACP, Equality North Carolina and HRC for a rally protesting HB2 and calling for repeal

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South Carolina businesses speak out, as opponents try to secretly pass anti-LGBT bill

While LGBT opponents try to sneak anti-trans bill S1203 through the Senate General Subcommittee without a public vote, South Carolina businesses are standing up against LGBT discrimination

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Belinda Carlisle to MS Governor: nothing less Christian than new discriminatory law

In her letter, Belinda tells Gov. Bryant, "As the very proud mother of a gay child I can't imagine anything less Christian than using the law as a weapon against others," names LGBT Mississippians who are impacted by the law, and calls on the elected official to repeal HB 1523.

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Sundance Institute joins entertainment community in saying NO to anti-LGBT bills

Sundance Institute signs on to an open letter by entertainment industry leaders to states nationwide saying anti-LGBT legislation is not congruent with their values.

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Tennessee's anti-trans bill laid to rest, but not dead

While the work to not only silence this bill once and for all, but to shift the cultural narrative towards full acceptance, is undoubtedly ongoing, the importance of this moment is not to be understated.

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