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Memo to media: ENDA includes gender identity

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) is advancing through the Senate and onto the House. And while this important legislation is gathering significant media attention, the inclusion of protections based on gender identity been missing in the news coverage.

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September 9, 2013

Snapshots: Russia, The CW's Capture, and your top LGBT film character

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

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September 4, 2013

Snapshots: Transgender representation, Olympics, federal tax recognition

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

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Private Chelsea Manning's story is a wakeup call for national news coverage of transgender people

Today GLAAD and over 40 organizations call on journalists to improve their coverage of transgender people following Private Chelsea Manning's statement that she is female and using the name Chelsea and female pronouns. The immediate news coverage, as well as the follow up analysis, brought into sharp focus the national news media's frequently inaccurate and uninformed coverage of transgender people.

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March 25, 2013

Perkins and Bauer say polls are 'skewed' - and they're right

Anti-gay activists Gary Bauer and Tony Perkins are now claiming that the recent poll showing 58% of Americans supporting marriage equality is "skewed." So let's examine where they're coming from, and why they might see it that way?
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March 18, 2013

National support for marriage equality nearing 60%

The latest poll from ABC News/Washington Post shows that 58% of Americans now support marriage equality, the highest total ever seen in a mainstream national poll.

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In Court: LGBT People of Uganda vs. Scott Lively

Noted anti-LGBT activist, Scott Lively, will appear in court today. He is being charged with “crimes against humanity” by the Ugandan LGBT advocacy organization, Sexual Minorities in Uganda (SMUG). Today, a judge will hold a hearing on Lively’s petition to dismiss the charges.

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