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October 27, 2014

Voting matters for more than LGBT issues

With midterm elections approaching, GLAAD and Rock the Vote are encouraging people to vote based on the issues that matter to them based on their unique backgrounds.

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Trans people now allowed to vote in El Salvador, still suffer rampant violence

For the first time in the nation's history, transgender people were allowed to vote in an election. Danielle Marie Mackey and Gloria Marisela Moran explore this major achievement, the state of LGBT equality (or lack thereof), ongoing institutional corruption, and remaining hurdles.

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North Carolina Moral Mondays founder to speak on "Jim Crow 2.0"

The Reverend Dr. William Barber II, voting rights and LGBT equality advocate, will be delivering an address, entitled "Disappearing Civil Rights: The Rise of Jim Crow 2.0," at Andover Newton Theological School in Boston on Tuesday, November 5.

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February 13, 2013

Marriage Equality to be on the Ballot in Oregon in 2014

Oregon United for Marriage Equality has submitted the "Freedom to Marry and Religious Protection Initiative," which aims to put marriage equality on the ballot in 2014.
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Protect Your Vote #VotingWhileTrans

Every #LGBT and ally vote is necessary this election. With marriage equality on the ballot in four states and numerous other local measures impacting LGBT families on ballots around the country, it's important for everyone to protect your right to vote.
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October 23, 2012

LGBT Faith Leaders Host Town Hall with Dr. Julianne Malveaux

African-American LGBT and ally clergy to host the GO Vote: A Memo to Black America summit tonight at Grace Congregational Church of Harlem. Noted economist and civil rights activists Dr. Julliane Malveaux will be the guest speaker. Find out how you can make sure you're rights to vote are protected.

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NCTE Launches New "Voting While Trans" PSA Series Featuring Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, Kit Yan & Other Trans Advocates

This year as many as 25,000 Transgender Americans face being denied the right to vote or having their vote discounted because of new strict photo-ID laws. Visit GLAAD.org/Vote to find out how you can register to vote and protect yourself this November.
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