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Earlier this week, Bill Donahue emailed NYC Pride and asked to participate in the 44th annual NYC LGBT Pride March with a banner that reads “Straight is Great." Further countering Bill's intended message, Michael O'Laughlin wrote an op-ed for The Advocate yesterday, called "Gay and Faithful Aren't Mutually Exclusive."
Jase Peeples, the entertainment editor for The Advocate wrote an opinion piece about the lasting impact of seeing a gay teenager on television, Billy Douglas from One Life to Live, a character he could identify with.
This morning, GLAAD announced the nominees for the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards and many of this year's nominees included out characters of color telling important stories and reflecting the true diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.
The Advocate asked eight transgender advocates about the state of transgender equality. GLAAD's Dani Heffernan spoke about GLAAD's transgender work.
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Dot-Marie Jones, who portrays coach Beiste on 'Glee' got engaged last Friday to her longtime girlfriend Bridgett Casteen.
This season of Lifetime’s Project Runway featured a significant milestone for the popular reality television program. The series, which regularly features a diverse cast of fashion designers, including LGBT and HIV-positive contestants, showcased its first deaf contestant, Justin LeBlanc, who is also gay.
The most profitable corporation the world has ever known, Exxon, posted the second-highest annual corporate profit in history (surpassed only by its own 2008 record): $45 billion. This month The Advocate is examining why Exxon has refused to join other corporations in supporting its LGBT employees and families.
As the investigation into McMillian's murder continues, his sexual orientation will undoubtedly be brought up a lot. It is of the utmost importance that the media refute such victim blaming as another form of homophobia.
Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO). IDAHO, which is observed annually on May 17, has become a time of reflection on the state of equality and a time to take action towards furthering the well-being and legal protection of LGBT people worldwide.