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October 25, 2013

New Jersey Marriage Equality advocates pursue state law reinforcing court's decision

New Jersey lawmakers are now deciding what needs to be done to pass a law reinforcing the trial court's decision on marriage equality.

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Snapshots: Miss Universe in Russia, TransAdvocate, Illinois, Universal Studios, 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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October 25, 2013

LGBT CEOs pressed to advance the movement

Christopher Bailey's appointment as CEO of Burberry emphasized some of the steps made in workplace diversity, but there is still a great deal of work that needs to be done.

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October 25, 2013

LGBT youth disproportionately represented among homeless youth

A report from the Center for American Progress showed LGBT youth are at a far greater risk of winding up homeless and being abused on the streets.

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October 25, 2013

Scores of LGBT Russians seek asylum in the United States

Russia’s anti-LGBT propoganda laws and growing hostilities towards the LGBT community have caused an upswing in asylum requests in The United States.

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'The Hill' runs FRC's opinion, helps push factually inaccurate smears

Whenever you hear that Cathy Ruse and Peter Sprigg have managed to place a commentary in a mainstream news outlet like The Hill, you know it's going to be a biased piece that seeks to say whatever it can to justify the obviously anti-LGBT stance that is ingrained within the commentators.

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In Kentucky, one United Way stops funding Boy Scouts as another considers withdrawing

The United Way of the Bluegrass will not make its usual $96,000 donation to the Boy Scouts of America's Blue Grass Council this year due to the Scouts' continued ban on gay adults, it was reported this week.

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October 24, 2013

Michigan Governor side steps questions on expanding LGBT equality

When Michigan Governor Rick Snyder was asked "are you ready to expand state civil rights to include gays?", the governor dodged the question. When a follow up question was asked, Gov. Snyder "chuckled".

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