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March 20, 2014

High School teacher under investigation for insulting Facebook post

Parkersburg South High School in Parkersburg, West Virginia, science teacher David Foggin came into spotlight after posting a picture on Facebook of a poster advertising meetings for the PSHS GSA club, making fun of the organization and students.

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Marcel Neergaard takes a break from anti-bullying advocacy to talk to Fusion

Marcel Neergaard, a 2013 GLAAD Spirit Day Ambassador, was on Alicia Mendez Tonight on Fusion to talk about his personal story and his advocacy for anti-bullying legislation in Tennessee.

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GLAAD President Sarah Kate Ellis: Bill Donohue, walk and celebrate LGBT Pride with me

Leading anti-LGBT activist and head of the Catholic League, Bill Donohue, has applied to march in the 45th annual NYC LGBT Pride March. His plan was to march with a banner that reads “Straight is Great.”

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Rev. Frank Schaefer appeals his defrocking

Rev. Frank Schaefer, the United Methodist minister who was defrocked in December for officiating the wedding of his son and husband, has appealed the ruling. An appeal will be heard in June of this year.

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WATCH: Transgender athlete Chloie Jonsson speaks to KTVU about lawsuit against CrossFit

In an interview with KTVU in California, 34-year-old transgender athlete Chloie Jonsson discusses her lawsuit against CrossFit after the company banned her from competing with other women.
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March 18, 2014

New photo book from Pier Kids director will highlight Ballroom scene

Elegance Bratton, director of Pier Kids:The Life, has unveiled a second project, a photo book called Bound By Night, that captures a snapshot of the contemporary Ballroom scene.

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