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Illinois media must hold Jeanne Ives accountable for anti-gay comments

March 20, 2013

Illinois State Representative Jeanne Ives, who called gay relationships "completely disordered," now says her comments are being "misinterpreted." Will the media let her get away with this?

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March 19, 2013

Video: NFL players Chris Kluwe & Brendon Ayanbadejo come together for equality at the #glaadawards

NFL players Chris Kluwe of the Minnesota Vikings and Brendon Ayanbadejo of the Baltimore Ravens are opponents on the field but came together for equality at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York City on March 16.Read More

VIDEO: Marriage Equality USA's Brian Silva to Thomas Roberts: The tide has turned

MSNBC's Thomas Roberts spoke with Marriage Equality USA Executive Director, Brian Silva, on Tuesday to discuss the upcoming Supreme Court cases, which will decide the fate of DOMA and Proposition 8. Watch the video below:

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Video: Ohio mom Jennifer Tyrrell, Madonna speak out against Scouts Ban at #glaadawards

Ohio mom Jennifer Tyrrell has been fighting to get the Boy Scouts of America to revoke its ban on LGBT members since she was kicked out as the leader of her son's pack. She spoke at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York City on Saturday to remind everyone that the fight is not over.Read More

Seventeen Magazine is Looking for Pretty Amazing Young Women

Our friends at Seventeen are once again seeking amazing young women for their annual "Pretty Amazing" contest. Last year, Spirit Day founder and lead ambassador Brittany McMillan was one of the finalists.Read More

 
March 19, 2013

Evangelical Leader Rob Bell Supports Marriage Equality

Evangelical leader Rob Bell speaks out in support of marriage equality for lesbian and gay couples.

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