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February 19, 2016

Georgia State Senate advances anti-LGBT discrimination bill

Georgia's Senate voted on the so-called "First Amendment Defense Act," a bill that would allow anti-LGBT discrimination.

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GLAAD responds to South Dakota's discriminatory law targeting transgender students

GLAAD urges the media to share the perspectives of transgender South Dakotans on HB 1008, and to hold South Dakota legislators accountable for their biased and inaccurate statements about transgender people.

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Transgender man killed by police in Arizona and misgendered by the media

A 24-year-old transgender man, Kayden Clarke, was shot and killed by police in his home on Thursday, February 4th, in Mesa, Arizona.

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George Takei takes to social media to speak against anti-LGBT bills in Georgia

Actor, LGBT advocate, and GLAAD Media Award honoree George Takei mobilized his social media following to advocate against dangerous anti-LGBT bills pending in the Georgia legislature.

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GLAAD responds to Houston Equal Rights Ordinance vote

GLAAD today responded to news that the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO), which once protected millions of Houstonians from discrimination, was repealed through a voter referendum.

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October 20, 2015

While the Vatican discusses family, another gay Catholic loses his job

Equality Virginia has created a petition asking for the Catholic Diocese of Richmond, Virginia to apologize to John Murphy, a gay Catholic man who was fired from his position as executive director at St. Francis Home, a diocese-owned assisted living home.

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October 16, 2015

VIDEO: Ohio's Columbus Division of Fire creates PSA, lights the city purple for LGBT youth on #SpiritDay

Joining in on the international campaign was Chief Kevin O'Connor and Columbus Division of Fire from Columbus, Ohio.

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