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Archive for March 2010

GA Community Rallies Against Gay Prom Teen

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The rollercoaster continues for gay Georgia High Schooler Derrick Martin – whose decision to take his boyfriend to the prom has led to accolades from the gay community – but animosity from his own community. Read the rest of this entry »

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March 30, 2010 at 2:35 PM

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CA Marriage Coalition Releases Messaging Study Results

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Gay marriage strategists in California have released the results of a messaging study – to determine what works and what doesn’t when discussing marriage equality. The “Let California Ring coalition” is a public education campaign, led by Equality California, which includes more than 50 national, state and local groups. The coalition analyzed 75 research studies on marriage messaging to find the way forward.

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March 23, 2010 at 7:00 AM

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Investigation Finds NYC Stores Discriminating Against Transgender Job Applicants

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LGBT rights supporters gathered in front of a J Crew clothing store in New York on Sunday – to protest what they said are the company’s unfair and discriminatory hiring practices – and to call attention to apparently widespread violations of New York City laws protecting transgender workers and applicants. Read the rest of this entry »

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March 17, 2010 at 1:34 PM

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National Equality March Organizers Launch New Activist Group

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The former directors of October’s National Equality March on Washington have created an online community for LGBTQ activists – just months after leaving the grassroots gay group that put on the event. Read the rest of this entry »

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March 16, 2010 at 3:15 PM

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Cynthia Nixon, Joy Behar honored at NYC GLAAD Awards

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The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation opened its 2010 awards season in New York City over the weekend, with a star-studded ceremony headlined by Sigourney Weaver, Meredith Viera, Alan Cumming and others. Read the rest of this entry »

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March 15, 2010 at 3:00 PM

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Transgender Activists Launch ENDA Lobbying Effort

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Supporters of gay and transgender rights will be doing some heavy lobbying this week in support of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. Read the rest of this entry »

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March 15, 2010 at 2:32 PM

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MS School Cancels Prom Over Lesbian Date; ACLU Sues

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The ACLU is suing a Mississippi High School – which cancelled its prom, rather than let a lesbian wear a tux and bring a female date. Read the rest of this entry »

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March 11, 2010 at 4:36 PM

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