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Lady Gaga and ‘Modern Family’ amongst GLAAD Media Awards nominees

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Nominations for the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards were announced on Thursday (Jan. 30). Pop star Lady Gaga, along with hit ABC series “Modern Family” were amongst the 130 nominees announced according to Reuters on Jan. 30. GLAAD, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender advocacy organization, hold the awards annual to recognize inspiring and influential […]

Daughter pens open letter to billionaire dad to accept that she’s gay

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Gigi Chao, the lesbian daughter of the billionaire Hong Kong tycoon who made an offer of up to $500 million Hong Kong dollars to any man who could change his daughter, has penned an open letter to her father. According to CBS News on Jan. 28, Chao just wants her father to accept who she […]

Hundreds rally in state Capitol to press gay marriage issue in Illinois

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Gay marriage supporters are lobbying for the state of Illinois to become the next state to legalize same-sex marriage. According to the Chicago Tribune on October 22, hundreds of advocates turned out for a rally in the state Capitol in hopes of persuading lawmakers to finally vote in favor of a proposal that have been […]

John Greyson freed: Gay Canadian filmmaker released from imprisonment

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According to a report by the Hollywood Reporter on October 6, Sunday was a liberating day for Canadian filmmaker John Greyson and physician Dr. Tarek Loubani as both was released from their imprisonment in Cairo. The duo has been held in a Cairo prison since Aug. 16. Both Greyson and Loubani were arrested for coming to the aide […]

National Cathedral dean calls homophobia and heterosexism a sin

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The main argument for those against homosexuality is that it is a sin and goes against the teachings of the Bible. But the Bible doesn’t teach hatred and that’s the message the dean of Washington National Cathedralsent out during a weekend of events for gay youth at the church. As the Associated Press reports on October 6, Rev. […]

Steve Grand to perform ‘All American boy’ at GLSEN Respect Awards

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Singer and songwriter Steve Grand, who took YouTube by storm with the video release of his hit song “All American Boy” is scheduled to perform the song at the GLSEN Respect Awards according to a report by the Hollywood Reporter on October 5. The gay singer rose to broader recognition as the video received 1.5 […]