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New Study Shows Anti-Transgender Discrimination Hurts New York State's Economy

May 10, 2013

According to a new study published by the Williams Institute of UCLA, there are an estimated 58,000 transgender people living in New York, and half of them are still not protected under local anti-discrimination laws. This leaves New York tax payers with covering the cost of public assistance and housing for 23,800 transgender people, who face inordinate levels of homelessness and unemployment.

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The GLAAD Wrap: He's Way More Famous Than You opens, Untold Stories of Motherhood and Neil Patrick Harris hosts the Tony Awards

Each week The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.Read More

 
May 10, 2013

Scouts gather in more than 30 cities across the nation to support equality

Scouts for Equality is gathering together concerned current and former Scouts, parents, potential Scouting parents, Scouting leaders and volunteers, and their supporters to urge their local Boy Scout council to vote in favor of dropping the Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) anti-gay ban on youth members.

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Debunking the '10 Reasons' for Scouting discrimination

Last weekend's "Stand with Scouts" event teased a document that purports to show ten reasons why delegates should vote no on allowing gay scouts. Let's look at all ten "reasons" and proceed to show why they are all completely bunk.

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Experience the #glaadawards in San Francisco with livestream, photos, and videos!

If you don't have a ticket to the GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco, you can still be part of the action!

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Family of Marco McMillian demands federal hate crime investigation into his murder

Following the release of autopsy results of slain Mississippi mayoral candidate Marco McMillian, his family is demanding a federal investigation. McMillian was an African-American, openly gay candidate in the mayoral race for Clarksdale, Mississippi when his body was found on the Mississippi River levee.

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