Cleveland

The Gay Games are over in Cleveland, but the stories continue to be told

Saturday evening saw the closing ceremony of the 9th Gay Games, presented by the Cleveland Foundation, but that doesn't mean that the stories of LGBT athletes are ending.

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PHOTOS: GLAAD at the Gay Games opening ceremony

Last night the 9th Gay Games, presented by the Cleveland Foundation, kicked off with its opening ceremony. If you were following GLAAD on Twitter, you may have seen some of the images. Here's a full recap of the evening.

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Greg Louganis returns to Gay Games, where he came out in 1994

The Cleveland Foundation, the presenter of the Gay Games in Cleveland and Akron, hosted openly gay Olympic medal winner Greg Louganis, who talked about what coming out has meant for him, as well as his new documentary, Back on Board.

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Snapshots: The Gay Games, GLAAD in Chile, CeCe McDonald, 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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Cleveland rallies in the wake of murder of 2 transgender people

Cleveland lost two transgender women to murders that occurred within days of each other earlier this month. Now, advocates in Cleveland are rallying to advocate for their transgender neighbors.

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Cleveland city council member demands the murder of Cemia Dove be treated as a hate crime

A Cleveland City Council member wants the murder of Cemia "Ce Ce" Dove investigated as a hate crime. "Too often we lose loved ones because of fear or hate. Violence should not be tolerated against anyone regardless of race, gender identity, gender expression or sexual orientation."

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May 1, 2013

Cleveland Plain Dealer to meet with local trans advocates after GLAAD outreach

Following a series of stories that mis-gendered and dehumanized a transgender murder victim in Cleveland, the Plain Dealer newspaper has agreed to meet with local transgender advocates.

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April 30, 2012

Cleveland's WMMS Takes Action After 'Corrective Rape' Suggestion

After GLAAD and community members and allies reached out, Cleveland's WMMS Radio has taken important steps to tell its audience that the comments made last week by radio host Dominic Dieter were grossly inappropriate, and to ensure that incidents like this do not happen again.

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