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VIDEO: GLAAD President Herndon Graddick quoted in CNN piece on new Pope

CNN's Erin Burnett tonight quoted GLAAD President Herndon Graddick in a piece about the election of Pope Francis.Read More

New Pope elected with record of anti-gay language

The conclave has ended and there is a new pope, Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina. While many people were hoping for a new and different direction related to the Vatican's relationship to LGBT people, it does not seem to be the case.

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NY Post Denied Press Pass to GLAAD Media Awards for History of Anti-Trans Coverage #glaadawards

Today, GLAAD has denied a request for a press pass to the GLAAD Media Awards from The New York Post, due to the newspaper’s refusal to address its history of anti-transgender coverage. Read More

Snooki and JWoww to Appear, Jake Shears to Perform at #GLAADAwards in NYC, 3/16

MTV stars Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Jenni "JWoww" Farley will appear and recording artist Jake Shears will perform at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York on March 16, presented nationally by Ketel One Vodka and Wells Fargo, GLAAD announced today.

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And the winner is. . .

Douglas Lowe from North Carolina has beat out 630 entries to win a trip for himself and his partner Craig Hopkins to join Anderson Cooper, Madonna and more at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York.

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