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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.
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.
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.
Openly gay American journalist Thomas Roberts is reporting from Russia, and speaking with Anton Krasofsky, who lost his job as a journalist after coming out.
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.
All Out has released a beautiful short film exploring what the experience would be for an LGBT Olympic winner in Russia and the internet is falling in love with it.
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).