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Gay Boy Scout employee to Time Magazine: I can't live a lie any longer

Just days before 1,400 members of the Boy Scouts of America National Council converge in Dallas to vote on a resolution critical to equality in Scouting, Time Magazine has published an op-ed written by a gay employee of the Boy Scouts, calling for a repeal of the ban on gay Scouts and leaders. The author wished to remain anonymous, but shared a wealth of information on how much the anti-gay ban has damaged the viability and reputation of the Scouts, hurt efforts to recruit more Scouts, and taken its toll on his own well-being.

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GLAAD and thousands of New Yorkers gather to mourn victim of anti-gay hate violence

More than 1,500 New Yorkers gathered today in Manhattan to mourn the death of a 32 year-old gay man, who was shot down on Friday just blocks away from the historic Stonewall Inn in an apparent act of anti-gay bias.

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Florida teen facing serious charges filed by her girlfriend's anti-gay parents

Kaitlyn Hunt, age 18, is being prosecuted for two felony counts of “lewd and lascivious battery on a child 12-16 years of age” due to her long-term, committed relationship with another teenage girl

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May 20, 2013

Chely Wright and Lauren Blitzer Welcome Twin Boys

Country music singer Chely Wright and her wife, Lauren Blitzer, welcomed twins George Samuel and Everett Joseph this past Saturday in New York City.

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May 20, 2013

Transgender students face discrimination at graduation

Across the United States, millions of seniors are getting ready to walk across the stage in graduation ceremonies. This time can bittersweet for transgender students. Two instances of transgender students, in different parts of the country, have reminded us that schools can often fail to support transgender students and treat them with respect.

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