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Tiq Milan nominated for 2014 Black Trans Advocacy Award

GLAAD's Sr. Media Strategist, Tiq Milan, has been nominated for a 2014 Black Trans Advocacy Award for his dynamic work and advocacy within and for the African-American and transgender community.

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Edie Windsor to be awarded highest honor at Night of A Thousand Gowns

The Imperial Court of New York (ICNY) announced today that it will present living legend Edith "Edie" Windsor with the Imperial Diamond Award at the 28th annual Night of A Thousand Gowns.

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March 24, 2014

ACLU Gets win for transgender woman in Oklahoma

Last year Oklahoma judge Bill Graves, denied Angela Renee Ingram the right to change her name. This weekend, Ingram got the ruling overturned recently in the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals.

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Michigan marriage saga continues, Governor puts existing marriages 'on hold'

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has said that state agencies will not immediately recognize the 300 marriages performed in Michigan on Saturday, before a stay was issued. Spokespeople for the Governor said that everything related to the marriages, including adoptions by married couples will be placed "on hold."

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Take a look at the tweets and photos from marriages in Michigan

Following a federal judge's ruling, striking down Michigan's ban on marriage equality, a handful of counties have begun issuing licenses to same-sex couples. You can see the magic via Twitter.
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Add a federal judge to list of people who discredit Mark Regnerus

Today, a judge struck down Michigan's ban on marriage equality, which is a victory in itself. But Judge Bernard A. Friedman also completely ripped apart the testimony of one "expert" witness, Mark Regnerus. Regnerus' thoroughly flawed and discredited "parenting study" has not been able to pass courtroom muster.

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