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January 23, 2014

Virginia's Attorney General will not defend Marriage Equality ban

Virginia’s Attorney General Mark Herring has changed his position on marriage equality by stating that his office will no longer continue to defend Virginia’s ban on marriage equality.

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January 23, 2014

20-year-old LGBT advocate in Azerbaijain takes his own life with a rainbow flag

Isa Shakhmarli, a 20 year-old LGBT advocate from Azerbaijan took his own life by hanging himself with a rainbow flag. Isa served as Chairman of Azerbaijan Free LGBT Organization.

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January 23, 2014

Another Methodist Minister on trial for officiating son's marriage to the man he loves

United Methodist minister and former dean of Yale Divinity, Rev. Thomas Ogletree, will be tried by a church council because he officiated at his son’s marriage to the man he loves.

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Snapshots: Meeting with CeCe McDonald, explaining what Grantland got wrong, and connecting The Bachelor with LGBT Latino families

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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Mark Burnett gives 'Voice' to insidious anti-LGBT coalition

Why is one of the biggest TV producers in America, Mark Burnett, and his actress wife, Roma Downey, signing up to lead a new coalition right alongside four of the most extreme anti-LGBT activists?

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Arrests of Nigeria's gay community could lead to torturous executions

Nigeria's "Jail the Gays" bill that was recently signed into law has not only lead to dozens of arrests, but has indeed proved fatal for many of the gay people and their peers being criminalized.

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