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Veteran teacher: Karen Pence's school erases LGBTQ people; that damages children

January 20, 2019
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Thomas Whaley, a New York State "Teacher of the Year", reflects on the chilling effect LGBTQ-exclusive policies at Karen Pence's school will have on students in her classroom.

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October 19, 2018
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World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders take #SpiritDay’s message around the world

The World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders, a community of enterprising, socially-minded leaders working as a force for good, today rallied for GLAAD’s #SpiritDay campaign during the #YGL18 Summit.

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November 24, 2014
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Renewed push for harsher anti-LGBT law in Uganda

After the controversial anti-LGBT law in Uganda, known as the "jail the gays" law, was ruled unconstitutional by the Uganda's constitutional court this August, a new campaign is trying to get the law passed again by the end of 2014.

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November 17, 2014
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Colin Farrell urges Ireland to vote for marriage equality

In 2015 the people of Ireland will be asked to vote on marriage equality. Irish-born actor Colin Farrell is encouraging the people of Ireland to vote in favor.

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November 3, 2014
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Tim Cook's coming out prompts backlash in Russia

A memorial to the founder of Apple, Steve Jobs, has been dismantled in the Russian city of St Petersburg after the current Apple CEO, Tim Cook, came out as gay.

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November 3, 2014
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Coming this month: Burma's first LGBT film festival

Burma will host its first LGBT Film Festival this November 14. Lasting three days, the festival is aimed at bringing the Asian LGBT community closer together, and making LGBTs more visible to the rest of Burmese society.

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October 28, 2014
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Apple CEO Tim Cook calls on Alabama to move on LGBT equality

At a speech before Alabama state officials the CEO of Apple, Tim Cook, addressed the need for Alabama to better lead on LGBT equality.

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October 27, 2014
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Dr. Wilhelmina Perry named 2014 encore.org Purpose Prize Fellow

Encore.org will honor the efforts of Dr. Wilhelmina Perry for her work with the LGBT African-American community.

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