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"The Guys Next Door" needs your help telling a gay family's moving story

Between the two of them, Amy and Allie's credits include films and productions for PBS, the BBC, MTV, National Geographic, and more. This current project has already garnered acclaim, including from the iconic country band, the Dixie Chicks.

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LGBT veterans to march in Boston St. Patrick's Day parade

OUTVETS, an organization for LGBT military veterans, have been approved to participate in South Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade in 2015, the Boston Globe reported, following a 5-to-4 vote by the Allied War Veterans Council.

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Roman Catholic Bishop says LGBT church worker firings need to be "rectified;" Pro-LGBT ministry responds

When Boston's Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley became the first bishop to publicly denounce the recent church worker firings for LGBT-related reasons saying the firings need to be "rectified," the New Ways Ministry's Bob Shine became hopeful.

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Corporations are rethinking sponsorship of Boston's exclusionary St. Patrick's Day Parade

The Boston Beer Company, which owns Sam Adams beer, has issued a statement on its sponsorship of the Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade. Boston Beer, like other sponsors have been pressured to speak out about the exclusion of LGBT organizations, like the LGBT Veterans for Equality.

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LGBT veterans uninvited from St. Patrick's Day Parade in Boston

Following a meeting at City Hall, the South Boston Allied Veterans Council issued a press release claiming MassEquality's LGBT Veterans of Equality had misrepresented itself, was not a legitimate veterans' group, and was "using a ploy to enter this parade under false pretenses."

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Gay Boston cop makes the cover of Sports Illustrated for the second time

This month's cover of Sports Illustrated features Red Sox player and World Series MVP David Ortiz with three officers who responded to the bombing at the Boston Marathon. The Dallas Voice reported that one of those officers, Javier Pagan, was gay and Boston Police Department’s liaison to the GLBT community.

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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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