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GLAAD: Record LGBTQ films in 2019 but low racial diversity and no trans characters

GLAAD: Record LGBTQ films in 2019 but low racial diversity and no trans characters

36 minutes ago   |   New York Post

GLAAD released its 2020 Studio Responsibility Index which examines and reports the quantity, quality, and diversity of LGBTQ characters in the highest theatrical grossing films...
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LGBTQ representation grows in films-but racial diversity and transgender characters are still rare

50 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Last year saw record representation of LGBTQ characters in the 118 films released by major studios, according to a new study by GLAAD. But for the third straight year, the...
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Record number of LGBTQ candidates running for office in US

4 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

NEW YORK - The number of openly LGBTQ elected officials in the United States has more than doubled in the past four years - and those ranks could soon grow, thanks to a record...
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40 percent of LGBTQ youth 'seriously considered' suicide in past year, survey finds

23 hours ago   |   NBC News

The Trevor Project's 2020 National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health paints a stark picture of pervasive mental distress among America's queer youth.
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LA Pride leaving West Hollywood next year

1 day ago   |   ABC

Some big changes are coming to next year's L.A. Pride celebrations.
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The Strategic Blunders of the Conservative Legal Movement

1 day ago   |   The New Republic

The major decisions from the Supreme Court's most recent term were good for many people. Gay and transgender workers are now protected by Title VII's ban on workplace...
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Olympic medalist Adam Rippon joins Midday Live, talks about 'What Would You Do?' episode on coming out

1 day ago   |   ABC

"At our very core, I think all people want to be good." Olympic medalists Adam Rippon joined Midday LIve Tuesday to talk about life during the pandemic and ABC's new 'What...
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Polish president, who ran on anti-LGBTQ platform, narrowly wins reelection

1 day ago   |   NY Daily News

"Andrzej Duda's Polish presidential election victory is a license for homophobia."
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The Supreme Court Tries to Settle the Religious Liberty Culture War

2 days ago   |   Time

Rarely has a single Supreme Court term created such alternating spasms of anger and joy, bouncing back and forth across the ideological aisle. And rarely has that seesaw...
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The Gay Men's Chorus of San Francisco birthed a choral phenomenon

2 days ago   |   ABC

The Gay Men's Chorus of San Francisco gave birth to a worldwide LGBTQ choral phenomenon that now boasts hundreds of choruses around the globe.
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