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End healthcare discrimination for transgender people

Most health insurance policies and programs, including New York State Medicaid, specifically exclude transgender people from accessing care. This doesn't have to be the case for trans and gender non-conforming New Yorkers, especially those who are low-income and qualify for Medicaid. Read More

California anti-trans coalition has no plan for transgender protection

Anti-transgender activists in California are not interested in "solutions" but only in denigration of transgender students.

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GLAAD honors local advocates at Atlanta Reception

Each year, just two people are selected to receive the GLAAD Atlanta Champion Award. Reporter Jovita Moore and Reese Adams McCranie, Director of Communications at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, took home the gold at the GLAAD Atlanta Reception.

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Obama to his home state: "Marriage equality makes me proud, our country stronger"

The president had quite a few words of praise for Hawaii, which earlier this week became the 16th state to welcome marriage equality. PinkNews, Gay Star News, LGBT Weekly, and The Huffington Post are among the many sources sharing his message.

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November 13, 2013

New "We Do" video reveals the incredible results of perseverance

The Campaign Southern Equality released a new video in their ongoing "We Do" campaign. The "We Do" campaign encourages LGBT couples in southern states to apply for marriage licenses in their local counties.
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Snapshots: Trans students in California, ENDA Google+ Hangout, and advocates in Spanish-Language Media

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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