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Forget merely anti-gay: FRC is a pro-'reorientation' organization

Peter Sprigg doesn't want an evangelical school to tolerate its LGBT students. Rather, he's calling for "ex-gay" class on campus.

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Prominent gay rights activist killed in Cameroon

Eric Ohena Lembembe, a prominent gay rights activist in Cameroon, was tortured and killed just weeks after issuing a public warning about the threat posed by ‘‘anti-gay thugs,’’ Human Rights Watch said.

Boston.com
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July 16, 2013
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Qaeda militants shoot dead Yemeni 'gay' man

Two militants from an Al-Qaeda linked group shot dead a Yemeni man in the southern Lahj province, accusing him of being a homosexual, a police source said on Tuesday.

Yahoo!
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July 16, 2013
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MLB to beef up protections for gay players

MLB will be distributing a workplace code of conduct to every player in the major and minor leagues, providing new traning sessions and create a central complaint system to report offenses. The new policy is scheduled to be announced in conjunction with All-Star activities on Tuesday.

Queerty
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July 16, 2013
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GLAAD and other LGBT organizations call for justice for Trayvon Martin

GLAAD has joined a coalition of national LGBT organizations, led by the National Black Justice Coalition and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, in issuing an open letter on justice for Trayvon Martin.

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President Obama announces executive order on HIV/AIDS research and care

President Obama released an executive order Monday that outlined new tasks for HIV Care Continuum Initiative.

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July 16, 2013

Remembering Jazzie Collins, transgender activist

Jazzie Collins, a San Francisco transgender activist, died Thursday, July 11th, at Kaiser Permanente Hospital. She had been in poor health for several weeks, and passed away surrounded by loving friends. The cause of her death is still being determined.

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July 15, 2013

Chicago hate crime: one of many

A horrific story of anti-LGBT violence in Chicago, where as many as 10 men attacked a lesbian couple.

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July 16, 2013

Snapshots of our work: Orange is the New Black, The Hill, Immigration Reform, 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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