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Marcel Neergaard, 11, talks about taking on state lawmaker, being bullied, and realizing he's gay

Marcel is 11 years old and gay. He’s also become something of a national celebrity for launching an online petition on left-leaning MoveOn.org that garnered more than 55,000 signatures last week. It resulted in StudentsFirst, a national grassroots organization formed to boost education, rescinding an award it gave to state Rep. John Ragan, R-Oak Ridge, last year as “educational reformer of the year.”
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June 11, 2013

Anti-Violence Project speaks out against anti-gay violence from the NYPD

GLAAD is working with the Anti-Violence Project to bring attention to anti-LGBT violence in New York City, including the most recent incident on June 3.

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Young LGBT voices: what does pride mean to you? - Chelsea Shamy

Chelsea says Pride isn't just a month to her, it's a state of mind, living every day out with integrity and honesty so she can make a difference for others.

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