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TUNE IN: The Hinterlands, series about bullied LGBT teen, nominated for 4 awards by International Academy of Web TV

The International Academy of Web Television (IAWTV) has recognized The Hinterlands, a musical series about bullied LGBT youth, with four nominations. The awards air online tonight at 9PM EST.

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January 7, 2014

Upsurge in LGBT Russians seeking U.S. asylum

Al Jazeera recently visited with Russian asylum seekers at the RUSA LGBT annual New Year's party.

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Snapshots: Boy Scouts of America, Robin Roberts, LGBT Vietnamese-Americans included in parade, and more

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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Orange County Tet Parade includes LGBT Vietnamese, but limits visibility

The organizers of the Orange County Tet Parade have voted to allow Viet Rainbow to participate. While some are celebrating the reversal of a year-old ban on LGBT Asian organizations, the leaders of Viet Rainbow note that a "code of conduct" will restrict visibility for the organization.

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Katie Couric to feature trans advocates Carmen Carrera & Laverne Cox today

This afternoon, tune into Katie Couric’s “Katie” as she meets with two of the transgender community's advocates, who are also celebrities with brightly shining stars: Carmen Carrera and Laverne Cox.

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Connecticut prohibits healthcare discrimination against transgender patients

Connecticut is set to become the fifth state requiring health insurance providers to cover treatment related to transgender people's transitions and prohibit anti-trans discrimination, the Advocate reports.

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