Lgbt

Anti-Violence Project speaks out against anti-gay violence from the NYPD

GLAAD is working with the Anti-Violence Project to bring attention to anti-LGBT violence in New York City, including the most recent incident on June 3.

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Gay bishops and Mormon Boy Scout Pride: the LGBT Religion News Summary for June 5, 2013

The ELCA elected their first openly gay, Native-American bishop, and a gay Catholic priest opens up about his hidden life in the Catholic church. A Mormon basketball player becomes the first out college player at his small Catholic college, anti-LGBT tensions rise in Nigeria, and the UK sees its first Muslim lesbian partnership. Click through to read these stories and more in the religion news summary for June 5th, 2013.

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Take Action: LGBT Centers and Programs are in Jeopardy Across Texas

Both the Texas State Senate and the student government of Texas A&M University are considering bills which would be detrimental to LGBT centers within the state and the school.

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BSA Ban doesn't just prevent LGBT scouts and leaders but sponsors as well

The BSA has denied the application for a boy scout troop that would have had all straight members but been sponsored by the Utah Pride Center.

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LGBT Community: Come #Out4Citizenship to Support Undocumented Immigrants

To continue the momentum that many LGBT documented immigrant activists created, today the Center for American Progress launched out4citizenship.org to increase support among the LGBT community and its allies for a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.

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March 24, 2013

GLAAD affirms commitment to trans people, LGBT community and allies on Melissa Harris-Perry Show

On Sunday's Melissa Harris-Perry on MSNBC, GLAAD announced that the organization has formally dropped the words 'Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation' from its name and will be known going forward as simply GLAAD, the LGBT media advocacy organization.
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LGBT Pioneers Abound in Women's Tennis History

With recent discussion involving the possibility of a gay athlete coming out in American men's professional sports, one need only look to women's tennis to find examples of LGBT pioneers.

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February 20, 2013

Religion News Summary: Ash Wednesday, Preachers' Kids, and LGBT Catholics

This week's religion news summary has a couple tear-jerking stories: a minister tells his gay son that he's thankful to be his father, and the Presbyterian church imposes ashes on the foreheads of people who feel unwelcome in the church.

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