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Rutgers must fire basketball coach Mike Rice after violent, anti-gay tirade made public

April 3, 2013

GLAAD is calling for Rutgers University to fire basketball coach Mike Rice, after video surfaced of him using anti-gay slurs to berate players at practices, while being physically violent.

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What to Watch Wednesday 4/3: All New 'Modern Family'

Tonight catch all new episodes of Survivor: Caramoan, Suburgatory, Modern Family, Chicago Fire and Southland.Read More

Snapshots of our Work

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.Read More

Ex-NFL player Kwame Harris comes out as gay in CNN interview

Former professional football player Kwame Harris acknowledges that he is gay on CNN Newsroom. His interview reflects the hardships faced by an NFL player who identifies as gay and begs the question of what will need to happen for an active NFL player to feel comfortable coming out. In the interview with Coy Wire, Harris discussed whether he thought about coming out in the NFL, the implications that would have entailed, and what it was like to be a closeted professional athlete.

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BSA Ban doesn't just prevent LGBT scouts and leaders but sponsors as well

The BSA has denied the application for a boy scout troop that would have had all straight members but been sponsored by the Utah Pride Center.

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LGBT Community: Come #Out4Citizenship to Support Undocumented Immigrants

To continue the momentum that many LGBT documented immigrant activists created, today the Center for American Progress launched out4citizenship.org to increase support among the LGBT community and its allies for a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.

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