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For #SpiritDay, Ditch the Label pulls back the curtain on bullying

Check out Ditch the Label, one of the largest anti-bullying charities in the world. They provide instant advice directly through their website and have hundreds of guides, articles and interviews freely available, along with opportunities to speak with trained mentors and to ask questions to a wider community of likeminded people

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London Gay Men's Chorus releases charity single for Orlando victims

To both honor and raise money for the victims of the Orlando attacks, the London Gay Men’s Chorus is releasing a charity single, their cover of Simon and Garfunklel’s Bridge Over Troubled Water.

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GLAAD Global Voices returns to the United Kingdom

GLAAD spent the last week in London, Manchester, and Edinburgh to revisit some of the people and organizations with whom GLAAD began working last October as part of the Global Voices program.

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Going global: 5 GLAAD Global Voices highlights from 2015

2015 saw the expansion of GLAAD's commitment to global LGBT acceptance grow. The initiative engaged in support of strong, organized, local LGBT organizations that have identified clear objectives and believe GLAAD can be helpful in achieving those objectives.

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UK and international advocates tell GLAAD their priorities for the global LGBT movement

On the morning that GLAAD announced the expansion of its commitment to global LGBT work, the organization sat down with 22 UK-based LGBT advocacy organizations and leaders to hear the work that is being done, and spark ideas for possible collaboration.

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All Access: Matthew Warchus, director of Pride, talks Golden Globe-nominated film

GLAAD's video series, GLAAD: All Access, features interviews with newsmakers, hit-makers, and people making a difference. This week, host Claire Pires sat down with Matthew Warchus, the director of Pride, to talk about the Golden Globe-nominated film.

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"Britain is sending my bisexual son to his death"

Orashia Edwards fled his home country of Jamaica to escape; his bisexuality made him a target for anti-LGBT violence. So, he sought asylum in the United Kingdom, which he received for a time only for it to be denied later on because the UK government felt Edwards was dishonest about being a bisexual man.

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May 29, 2014

UK trans woman calls for government to no longer retain information about her assigned sex at birth

A trans woman, C, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, in the Greater London area is fighting a case requesting that the Government remove details on her previous life, including her old name. Her case rests on the claim that her gender reassignment surgery is a private matter and "wholly irrelevant" to her ability to find work.

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