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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Debunking the 'Bathroom Bill' Myth – Accurate Reporting on LGBT Nondiscrimination: A Guide for Journalists

Debunking the "Bathroom Bill" Myth – Accurate Reporting on LGBT Nondiscrimination: A Guide for Journalists dispels the myths that are often used to demonize transgender people. We've created this guide in collaboration with a coalition of state and national LGBT organizations to ensure fair and accurate reporting, and we will be working to get into the hands of every journalist covering these important issues.

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Debunking the 'bathroom bill' myth: GLAAD releases new resource for journalists

Today, GLAAD released a media guide for journalists covering stories related to LGBT nondiscrimination, in collaboration with a coalition of state and national LGBT advocacy organizations.

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New report shows rise in anti-transgender legislation in 2016

Despite a rise in awareness of issues facing transgender people, the number of anti-transgender bills proposed in 2016 is twice that of 2015, according to a new report from the Human Rights Campaign.

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The GLAAD Wrap: Athena Film Festival kicks off; 'Faking It' releases trailer; music from Alex Newell, Rayvon Owen

Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.

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Spectacular Spectacular band releases music video for "Her Story"

The band Spectacular Spectacular has released the music video for their new song "Her Story," which is featured in the scripted dramatic web series of the same name.
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GLAAD responds to South Dakota's discriminatory law targeting transgender students

GLAAD urges the media to share the perspectives of transgender South Dakotans on HB 1008, and to hold South Dakota legislators accountable for their biased and inaccurate statements about transgender people.

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President Obama applauds Ellen’s role in changing hearts and minds

President Barack Obama praised Ellen for owning who she is, empowering others and changing hearts and minds towards the LGBT community.

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Transgender inmate Ashley Diamond reaches settlement with Georgia's Department of Corrections

Ashley Diamond, a transgender woman from Georgia, has brought international attention to the abuse and the lack of medical attention that incarcerated transgender inmates face.

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The GLAAD Wrap: Archie Comics reveals asexual character, 'The Magicians' renewed, and more!

Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.
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