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August 16, 2013

Court allows Uganda case against Scott Lively to proceed

Today U.S. district Judge Michael Ponsor ruled that a lawsuit by Sexual Minorities of Uganda (SMUG) agaist anti-gay activist Scott Lively could proceed.

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Out NBA star Jason Collins reaches out to WWE Superstar Darren Young; other athletes tweet support

Darren Young, WWE Superstar, spoke out about being gay yesterday to TMZ while waiting for his luggage at LAX. This morning Young appeared on the Today show with Matt Lauer where we spoke about the positive reaction he has received, including advice from Jason Collins, who made history earlier this year as the first out gay active male pro athlete in one of America's major leagues.
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August 15, 2013

Equality Forum announces 31 Icons for LGBT History Month including GLAAD founder Vito Russo

Equality Forum announced it's 31 Icons for LGBT History Month 2013, which include Vito Russo, Anderson Cooper, and George Takei, bringing their total archived icons to 248.

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August 16, 2013

Russian TV personality Anton Krasovsky fired for coming out on-air

While discussing Russia's new anti-gay "propaganda" law, Russian TV personality Anton Krasovsky came out live on television... and was fired as a result.

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