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We hung out and talked about ENDA. Watch it now.

All signs point to a Senate vote on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) this afternoon. Yesterday, GLAAD partnered with Google+ to host a hangout in order to discuss ENDA, what it means for people, and what its prospects are after the Senate.

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November 7, 2013

Bishop Talbert is the story of growing acceptance of LGBT people in mainline churches

Just last week GLAAD shared the story of retired bishop Melvin Talbert who presided at the wedding of Joe Openshaw and Bobby Prince in defiance of North Alabama Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett.

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November 6, 2013

Call for 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards Submissions: Outstanding Blog #glaadawards

The submission deadline for the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards Outstanding Blog category is Tuesday, November 19, 2013. In the past, the award has been presented to Rod 2.0, Mombian, Joe.My.God., and Towleroad for their groundbreaking coverage of LGBT people and issues.

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November 6, 2013

LGBT equality advances on Election Day 2013

Election Day 2013 was a great day for LGBT equality.

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President Obama praises Illinois for passing marriage equality

The White House released a statement from President Barack Obama, praising Illinois for passing marriage equality. Obama, a former Illinois State legislator, expressed his appreciation to the Illinois lawmakers who passed the measure, as well as congratulated the LGBT citizens of Illinois who will now be granted marriage equality.

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Come hangout with GLAAD and Google+ and discuss ENDA

Google+ and GLAAD are partnering to host a hangout Wednesday, November 6th, at 2 pm ET in order to discuss the importance of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA).

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Gay Boston cop makes the cover of Sports Illustrated for the second time

This month's cover of Sports Illustrated features Red Sox player and World Series MVP David Ortiz with three officers who responded to the bombing at the Boston Marathon. The Dallas Voice reported that one of those officers, Javier Pagan, was gay and Boston Police Department’s liaison to the GLBT community.

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