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The Washington Blade Celebrates 50 Years as a Leader in LGBTQ Journalism- Honors Ariadne Getty and Lou Chibbaro Jr with Peppermint and Frenchie Davis

October 21, 2019
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The Washington Blade, the nation’s oldest and most acclaimed LGBTQ newspaper, celebrated its 50 year anniversary over the weekend at a gala in Washington D.C. which welcomed a host of notables in LGBTQ advocacy, entertainment and politics.

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September 10, 2019
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When a kiss is so much more than a kiss

We were inspired this week by the way Brazilian activists stood up to anti-gay censorship. When Rio’s conservative evangelical mayor Marcelo Crivella tried to censor an Avengers comic that included a kiss between two men from a book fair, activists said ‘no way.’

 

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July 15, 2019
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CNN en Español introduces anti-discrimination campaign Proyecto Ser Humano

CNN en Español has launched an anti-discrimination campaign called Proyecto Ser Humano (The Humanity Project), taking on issues of discrimination and intolerance in today’s turbulent world. Along with the campaign, they introduced the new theme song, No Soy Diferente, available for purchase on July 15, 2019. Part of the proceeds will be donated to GLAAD and other organizations that work for inclusion and equality. Watch the video here.

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June 11, 2019
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GLAAD MEDIA GUIDE: How to Talk About the Mass Shooting at Pulse Nightclub

With Equality Florida, GLAAD has created a resource for journalists on how to cover the yearly commemoration of the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub. 

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January 20, 2019
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Veteran teacher: Karen Pence's school erases LGBTQ people; that damages children

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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