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For Books' Sake talks to: Janet Mock - a For Books' Sake interview

For Books' Sake talks to: Janet Mock - a For Books' Sake interview | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
A For Books' Sake Interview with Janet Mock, author of the groundbreaking memoir Redefining Realness. (We talked to the AMAZING @janetmock about love, success & queer theory.
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WATCH: Brazilian TV Airs First Gay Kiss On Popular Soap “Amor à Vida”

http://youtu.be/SWjzozfnamA Seven years after American soap As The World Turns featured television's first open mouth kiss between two gay men (17 years after the first televised lesbian kiss), Brazil has followed suit.
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The US hypocrisy over Russia's anti-gay laws - Washington Post

The US hypocrisy over Russia's anti-gay laws - Washington Post | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
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Controversy over a Russian law that prohibits advocacy of homosexuality threatens to overshadow athletic competition at the upcoming Sochi Olympics.
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Blue Cross cuts family policies for gay NC couples - WSOC Charlotte

Blue Cross cuts family policies for gay NC couples - WSOC Charlotte | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
Blue Cross cuts family policies for gay NC couples WSOC Charlotte (AP) — North Carolina's largest insurer has cancelled family insurance policies sold to 20 gay and lesbian couples on a federal insurance marketplace because of restrictive contract...
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Gay issues are coming out of the classroom closet as teachers put kids first

Gay issues are coming out of the classroom closet as teachers put kids first | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
“Openly gay school deputy headteacher, Shaun Dellenty, explains why winning an award for his work as founder of Inclusion For All meant so much (Gay issues are coming out of the classroom closet as teachers put kids first”
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Fear rises in Russia's gay community

“For those who were once openly gay in Russia, now fear for their lives due to the changes in the law. CNN's Phil Black reports. (Fear rises in Russia's gay community: For those who were once openly gay in Russia, now fear for their lives d...”
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NBC Olympics Coverage Won't Ignore Russia's Anti-Gay Laws

NBC Olympics Coverage Won't Ignore Russia's Anti-Gay Laws | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
NEW YORK –- Bob Costas, the face of NBC’s primetime Sochi Olympics coverage, recently made headlines by telling the Associated Press that he was more interested in interviewing President Vladimir Putin about Russia’s controversial anti-gay laws...
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A ★★★ review of Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

A ★★★ review of Dallas Buyers Club (2013) | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
I've never seen a better or less showy performance by Matthew McConaughey as Ron Woodruff, a homophobic rodeo electrician who contracts HIV from unprotected sex with a prostitute and ends up becoming kind of a treatment activist.
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A Brand New Lesbian Love Story In The Animal Kingdom

A Brand New Lesbian Love Story In The Animal Kingdom | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
In 2011, the love story of gay penguins Buddy and Pedro warmed our cold hearts -- and it looks like the queer animal kingdom is emerging to bring us hope of true love once again.
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Robin Roberts: Why She Came Out as a Lesbian - Showbiz Spy

Robin Roberts: Why She Came Out as a Lesbian - Showbiz Spy | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
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Robin Roberts: Why She Came Out as a Lesbian. Posted by Adam. Tuesday December 31, 2013.
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22 Biggest Queer Political Stories Of 2013

22 Biggest Queer Political Stories Of 2013 | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
Sure, 2013 will go down as a another huge year in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) victories, with marriage equality surging forward in the states and at the Supreme Court, transgender students wining major protections in California...
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Judge Allows Same-Sex Weddings to Continue in Utah - NYTimes.com

Judge Allows Same-Sex Weddings to Continue in Utah - NYTimes.com | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
Hey America, your govt is forcing gay people to get married in stairwells. Grow up. http://t.co/M88bUiAbbd
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13 Celebrities Who Faced Gay Rumors...And Then Came Out Of The Closet

13 Celebrities Who Faced Gay Rumors...And Then Came Out Of The Closet | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
While coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) in Hollywood, sports or politics has become increasingly less taboo, these experiences are still extremely personal and not met without backlash.
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A (Short) Primer on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and ...

A (Short) Primer on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and ... | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
The legal climate for LGBTQ rights is now the most fervent and dynamic in recent years. The latest case to garner media attention involves the unfair exclusion of a gay juror in an anti-trust case regarding the pricing of an HIV ...
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Barney's New York Campaign Features Transgender Models

Barney's New York Campaign Features Transgender Models | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
Barney's New York Campaign Stars Transgender Models: For its Spring 2014 campaign entitled "Brothers, Sisters, Sons, & Daughters," luxury retailer Barney's New York selected 17 transgender individuals to model spring ...
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What Research About Transgender People Can Teach Us About Gender and Inequality

What Research About Transgender People Can Teach Us About Gender and Inequality | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
Most people think of gender as some kind of inalienable property of individuals -- as something we either are or have. Decades of scholarship on gender have uncovered a perspective at odds with the conventional wisdom.
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BREAKING: CBS Putting a Gay-Marriage Protest In Middle of Grammy ... - NewsBusters (blog)

BREAKING: CBS Putting a Gay-Marriage Protest In Middle of Grammy ... - NewsBusters (blog) | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
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"An on-air wedding of 34 couples — gay, straight, old, young, of many races and many colors," they write.
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'Higher suicide risk for young gay and lesbian people' - Radio 1

'Higher suicide risk for young gay and lesbian people' - Radio 1 | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
“Radio 1 'Higher suicide risk for young gay and lesbian people' Radio 1 Young lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people (LGBT) are more likely to suffer from suicidal thoughts than their straight friends, according to a new survey titled Youth...”
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BREAKING: Obama Administration Will Grant Benefits To Married Gay Couples In Utah

BREAKING: Obama Administration Will Grant Benefits To Married Gay Couples In Utah | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
The Obama administration will grant federal benefits to the roughly 1,000 gay couples in Utah who got married during the brief window recently when it was legal.
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Year in Review: 10 Important Transgender Moments of 2013 - Advocate.com

Year in Review: 10 Important Transgender Moments of 2013 - Advocate.com | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
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The Advocate collaborated with Mara Keisling, the executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality, to discuss what 2013 meant for trans rights.
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Screen Scene: Meet the other openly gay star of “How I Met Your Mother”

Screen Scene: Meet the other openly gay star of “How I Met Your Mother” | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
“"I’m an actor who happens to be of Asian-American descent, who happens to be gay, and those are just parts of me. It’s not a big deal.”
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2013: The Year in Coming Out

2013: The Year in Coming Out | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
It was a big year for Hollywood coming out stories, even bigger for sports, and for protesting Russia's antigay laws. Let this list of 2013's comings out inspire you.

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Robbie Rogers to Become First Openly Gay Major League Soccer Player

Robbie Rogers to Become First Openly Gay Major League Soccer Player | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
The American-born soccer star signed a deal to play with the Los Angeles Galaxy on Saturday.

Via Kelly Riker, Matt Skallerud
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Death certificate case deals Ohio's gay marriage ban a major legal blow

Death certificate case deals Ohio's gay marriage ban a major legal blow | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
Federal judge opens the door to further challenges with his comments that the ban is unconstitutional (Death certificate case deals Ohio's gay marriage ban a major legal blow http://t.co/LSy9RUJ1iq)...
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Rules Would Let Transgender Athletes Compete in California - Capital Public Radio News

Rules Would Let Transgender Athletes Compete in California - Capital Public Radio News | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
Rules Would Let Transgender Athletes Compete in California Capital Public Radio News The State of California is considering new rules that could allow transgender athletes to compete in boxing, kick-boxing and mixed martial arts events.
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