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Snapshots: GLAAD's new president, banning "ex-gay" therapy, & Harvey Milk

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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December 3, 2013

Homeless LGBT people struggle to be recognized

Homelessness has been a growing concern within the LGBT community, especially among LGBT youth.

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Sylvia Rivera Law Project takes action at NY Health Summit, calls for trans-inclusive Medicaid

Sylvia Rivera Law Project takes action at NY Health Summit, calls for trans-inclusive Medicaid

SRLP takes action at NY Health Summit, calling for end to healthcare discrimination for transgender people

The Sylvia Rivera Law Project voiced concerns at New York's Population Health Summit, an educational public health event held by Health Commissioner Nirav. R. Shah, calling for the repeal of a discriminatory regulation in the state's Medicaid program that bans transgender and gender non-conforming people from accessing healthcare they need.

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On the 35th anniversary of Harvey Milk's assassination, the fight for LGBT equality has just begun

Anthony Watson wrote commentary for Pink News UK to remember the assassination of Harvey Milk. To those who think that the movement for LGBT equality has moved on, Watson, says this is only the beginning.

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November 26, 2013

Fargo and Moorhead assemble a Gay Men's Chorus

Fargo-Moorhead, twin towns straddling Minnesota and North Dakota, is the latest Gay Men's Chorus.

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November 26, 2013

Illinois court allows terminally ill lesbian to marry "the love of her life" before she dies

An Illinois state court has granted a temporary restraining order to Vernita Gray and her soon to be wife Patricia Ewert, so the two can get married before the effective date of Illinois' recently signed marriage equality law and before Vernita possibly loses her battle with cancer.

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