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GLAAD: Record Number of LGBTQ-Inclusive Films Nominated for Best Picture

Bohemian Rhapsody
Entertainment
The LGBTQ-inclusive films A Star is Born, Green Book, The Favourite, and Bohemian Rhapsody received nominations for Best Picture. ...
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Women, LGBTQ Candidates Strip GOP Stronghold of House in Historic 2018 Midterms

Women won big in the 2018 Midterm Elections. Photo: Twitter
Top News Politics National
The 2018 midterm elections were historic for LGBTQ, people of color and women candidates as several swept to victory in a wave of opposition to the Trump Administration’s anti-LGBTQ, hate-fueled, and anti-woman policies. ...
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Listen Now: Barbra Streisand Partners with GLAAD on a Message to LGBTQ Voters

Barbra Streisand
Entertainment
Global icon Barbra Streisand just released a message for LGBTQ people and allies to vote tomorrow, November 6, during the midterm election. ...
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Spirit Day 2018 Roundup: Ellen, Britney, Barbra, Laverne, Kellogg’s Purple Cereal Box

Kellogg's "All Together" Cereal for #SpiritDay
Entertainment
Britney Spears, who received the Vanguard Award at the GLAAD Media Awards for her LGBTQ allyship, will make a special appearance at a Spirit Day rally in Las Vegas. ...
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Alyssa Milano to Receive GLAAD’s Inaugural Ariadne Getty Ally Award

Alyssa Milano / Instagram
Entertainment
Milano has raised awareness around ending HIV and AIDS, was a vocal supporter of marriage equality and regularly uses social media to amplify the voices of LGBTQ people. ...
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GLAAD: Senate Judiciary Committee Needs to Hold Kavanaugh Accountable on LGBTQ Rights

Trump (R) announces Federal appeals court judge Brett Kavanaugh (L) as his nominee to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 09 July 2018. The confirmation of Trump's Supreme Court nominee is expected to face strong opposition from Senate Democrats, as the balance of the court could be altered with long-lasting effect on controversial laws. EPA-EFE/MICHAEL REYNOLDS
Politics
GLAAD demanded transparency and accountability on LGBTQ rights from Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court seat made vacant by the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy. ...
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Montana Strikes Down Anti-Trans Ballot Measure

Politics
The LGBTQ rights community is celebrating the defeat of I-183, the proposed ballot measure that would have prevented transgender Montanans from using facilities consistent with their gender identity. ...
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GLAAD, Bonnier Publishing USA Announce Children’s Book Publishing Partnership

National
The first GLAAD and Bonnier Publishing USA book to be released is Prince & Knight, by Daniel Haack and illustrated by Stevie Lewis. In this “illuminating fairy tale for young readers” (School Library Journal) a noble prince is in line to take the throne. ...
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Ava DuVernay, Samira Wiley, Gloria Carter Receive Standing Ovations at GLAAD Media Awards

Lauren Morelli and Samira Wiley attend the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at The Hilton Midtown on May 5, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for GLAAD)
Entertainment
GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, honored Ava DuVernay, Samira Wiley, and outstanding LGBTQ images in film and television at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York. ...
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Trump White House to Host Anti-LGBTQ Hate Group at Thursday’s Youth Outreach Event

Politics
GLAAD Thursday denounced the White House for their “Generation Next: A White House Forum,” which will include a panel on free speech with a lawyer for the Southern Poverty Law Center-designated anti-LGBTQ hate group Alliance Defending Freedom. ...
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