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Join GLAAD and thousands of marriage equality supporters before the Supreme Court

GLAAD will be on the ground with thousands of marriage equality supporters to show widespread support for marriage equality. Join us and the United for Marriage coalition in Washington, DC to rally for marriage equality for all loving and committed couples.

Clementi Family, joined by GLAAD, Human Rights Campaign and Equality Matters, demanding apology from National Organization for Marriage for disgracing Tyler Clementi's legacy

March 4, 2013, New York, NY – Today, the family of Tyler Clementi was joined by GLAAD, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), and Equality Matters in calling on Jennifer Morse of the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) to apologize for her recent speech to Iowa State University students on February 17, in which she used the story of Tyler Clementi’s death as an example of why it is “not the best thing” to let lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people be friends with other LGBT people, or be supported by the LGBT communit

Refusing to Be Late on Marriage Equality

This week, Goldman Sachs was one of more than 100 corporations that lodged their support for same-sex marriage in two briefs filed with the Supreme Court...Even the authors of the briefs seemed surprised by the wave of corporate support.

The New York Times
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March 4, 2013
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In Medical First, a Baby With H.I.V. Is Deemed Cured

Doctors announced on Sunday that a baby had been cured of an H.I.V. infection for the first time, a startling development that could change how infected newborns are treated and sharply reduce the number of children living with the virus that causes AIDS.

The New York Times
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March 4, 2013
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Family of transgender first-grader Coy Mathis launches Change.org petition

Kathryn and Jeremy Mathis, parents of six-year-old Coy Mathis from Fountain, Colorado, have launched a change.org petition asking Coy's school to allow her to go back to using the correct bathroom. Just before Christmas, Coy's school notified her parents that their daughter would no longer be allowed to use the girls' bathroom, because she is transgender.

O’Reilly Targets Colorado’s Gay House Speaker, Suggests He’s Protecting Child Molesters

Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly is targeting the first openly-gay House Speaker in Colorado, Mark Ferrandino, for opposing a bill instituting mandatory sentences for sexual predators who target kids, implying that the Speaker is protecting child rapists and stonewalling the measure to exert retribution for the GOP’s decision to block a civil unions bill.

Think Progress LGBT
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March 4, 2013
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