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VIDEO: Gay teen renovates LGBT youth center for his Eagle Scout project
Eric Snyder is a gay 17-year-old from upstate New York, who was tired of hiding a part of his identity. A member of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) since he was five, Eric was not open about being gay until recently, because he did not have much support at school, in his community, or even in his Scouting troop.
Midwest Flyers Mag uses anti-gay slur as an "acronym that could save your life"
"The Three F**s Checklist of Floatplane Flying Could Save Your Life!"—thus reads the cringe-worthy title of an otherwise benign article written by pilot Philip Mattison for Midwest Flyers Magazine.
Walking while trans: Arizona trans woman activist arrested and convicted #StandWithMonica
Monica Jones, a transgender woman of color and activist living in Arizona, was arrested and found guilty by a judge of "manifesting prostitution."
Snapshots: 25th annual #GLAADAwards, Transgender Leadership Summit, and more
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Mississippi businesses take a stand against new anti-LGBT Religious Freedom Act
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed The Religious Freedom Act, the dangerous law allowing LGBT discrimination, on April 3. Mississippi businesses are now standing on the side of equality by displaying LGBT-affirming signs in their windows.