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Filmmaker Anne Clements Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Fund New LGBT Gaming Documentary Featuring GaymerConnect

Filmmaker Anne Clements in conjunctions with GaymerConnect, the first convention dedicated to LGBT gaming culture, is using Kickstarter to fund the production of a documentary titled Gayming in Color: Queers and Gaymers of the Pixelated World. The documentary will explore LGBTQ presence in the gaming community, and tell the story of the creators of GaymerConnect.

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Brett Ratner to Receive Ally Award, launch PSA Campaign in partnership with Comcast at #GLAADAwards

On March 16, Hollywood director Brett Ratner will receive the Ally Award at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York. Attendees will get an exclusive look at a public service announcement campaign helmed by Ratner. The GLAAD 'Coming Out for Equality' PSA series features a diverse group of straight celebrities and athletes "coming out of the closet" as supporters of equality and calling for other Americans to speak out.

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March 8, 2013

UFC fighter Liz Carmouche makes statement in support of Fallon Fox

Mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Liz Carmouche is the first openly gay fighter and one of the first two female fighters in the history of Ultimate Fighting Champ

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Roman Catholic bishops oppose Violence Against Women Act because it protects LGBT women

Five key Roman Catholic bishops in the United States have stated their opposition to the newly signed Violence Against Women Act. The reason for their opposition? VAWA states that the law will apply regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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GLAAD Commemorates International Women's Day

Today is International Women's Day! Throughout the day and around the world, communities will be honoring the achievements of women and calling for equality.

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March 8, 2013

Attention sports radio: when covering trans athletes, reign in your uninformed hosts

When news broke widely of female MMA fighter Fallon Fox coming out as trans, we figured it was only a matter of time before the incident reports started rolling in about sports radio. And sure enough, last night and this morning they started.

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