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August 26, 2013

Avvo.com to host live Facebook Q&A about immigration issues for same-sex couples post-DOMA

This Thursday, Seattle-based legal advice site Avvo.com will be hosting a live Facebook Q&A event on immigration benefits for same sex couples after the latest DOMA ruling.

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August 26, 2013

FourTwoNine Magazine launching this fall

The new publication will focus on celebrity, politics, and business while presenting its readers with an editorial mix of art, culture, and fashion.

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Video: Five Gay Men Trapped by Angry Mob in Jamaica

Jamaican LGBT News posts this news clip to its YouTube page about a group of five gay men trapped and barricaded by a mob at their home late last week. The gay men had to be rescued by police.

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August 26, 2013
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Russian Lawmaker Wants to Offer Free 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

A senior Russian lawmaker wants to offer LGBT Russians free psychotherapy to become heterosexual, reports the Russian Times. The high-ranking official also wants to reinstate Russia's ban on gay people giving blood or donating organs.

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August 26, 2013
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August 26, 2013

Snapshots of our work: SRI, Wentworth Miller, and Chelsea Manning

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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Mormon authors back gay writer in dispute with Cedar Fort

A dispute between a Utah publisher and a gay author who made a nod to his boyfriend in his biography has gained the attention of Mormons in the publishing community. As of Saturday morning, 41 Mormon authors had signed a letter asking publishers to base decisions on "content, quality, and commercial viability, not on any other factor."
The Salt Lake Tribune
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August 26, 2013

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