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GLAAD Report: Hollywood Films Not Gay Enough

Gay advocacy group GLAAD slapped Hollywood with a failing grade on its annual report card for the lack of roles for gays and a dearth of gay storylines in films for 2017.

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Rabbi Shmuley: Caitlyn Jenner’s Defense of Israel

On March 8, the World Values Network will honor Caitlyn Jenner as a champion of Israel at our Sixth Annual Champions of Jewish Values International Awards Gala, honoring men and women who stand up for human rights, fight genocide, and promote human dignity.

Israel Clears Gay Men to Donate Blood

Israel Clears Gay Men to Donate Blood Pending Double Screening

Gay and bisexual men in Israel will be allowed to donate blood through Magen David Adom in the same way as other blood donors, after the emergency service on Wednesday announced a “double testing” system that screens blood twice.

Houston Mayor Annise Parker, left, waves as her partner, Kathy Hubbard, right, holds the Bible during a public inauguration ceremony Monday, Jan. 4, 2010 in Houston. Houston is the largest U.S. city to elect an openly gay mayor. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Roughly 40 LGBTQ Texans Running for Office in 2018, Says Community Mag

Houston Magazine OutSmart reports that at least 35 LGBTQ Texans are running for office in the 2018 primary and general elections–including governor and lieutenant governor contests. Five candidates identify as transgender. More than one-third are from Harris County. The publication added five to the list by Wednesday afternoon.

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Trudeau Cries During Apology to ‘LGBTQ2’ People on Behalf of Canada

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau cried during a formal apology to “LGBTQ2” people on behalf of Canada on Tuesday. https://www.youtube.com/watch?89=&v=KYhdgi8J8bc Trudeau apologized on behalf of Canada for its persecution of LGBT people during the Cold War. “The number one job

Lance Berkman #12 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates with Skip Schumaker #55 after hitting a two-run home run in the first inning during Game Six of the MLB World Series against the Texas Rangers at Busch Stadium on October 27, 2011 in St Louis, Missouri.

St. Louis Cardinals Refuse to Bow to LGBT Demands to Punish Christians

The St. Louis Cardinals have sponsored “Christian Day” for 30 years, but recently gay activists have begun to pressure the Major League Baseball team to cancel the special day or at the very least to remove former Cardinals star Lance Berkman as the event’s spokesman. To it’s credit the team has rejected the demands.

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Texas Border ‘Gender Care’ Clinic Serves ‘Trans-Immigrants’

A Texas border college teamed up with a local physicians group to fill a need for transgender health care in the Rio Grande Valley. The result is a “gender care” clinic and among the patients they serve are a community of transgender migrants.

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Silicon Valley Pi Day Fun Hijacked to Protest President Trump

Although geeks have long merrily been celebrating Pi Day by dressing-up as ancient mathematicians, marching around in circles, and eating fruit pies since 1988, this year’s Silicon Valley festivities were hijacked to protest President Trump.

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LGBTQ Marchers Protest Vice President-Elect Mike Pence in His Neighborhood

More than 500 supporters of LGBTQ rights in Washington, D.C., marched, danced, and chanted two miles from the shopping district of Friendship Heights to the Chevy Chase home of Vice President-elect and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence Wednesday evening–two days before he is sworn in as vice president.

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AP Hypes 2015 Muslim Hate Stats, Blames Trump

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – After the Federal Bureau of Investigation released their annual hate crime report for 2015, the Associated Press (AP) ran with a handful of statistics to portray a widespread epidemic of anti-Muslim violence.

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Trump: New Immigrants Must Assimilate to Our Way of Life

In a speech on foreign policy and radical Islam delivered Monday in Youngstown, Ohio, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said that new immigrants would be expected to assimilate to American culture — not the other way around.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses delegates on the final night of the Republican National Convention at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on July 21, 2016

The Changing of the Guard in Cleveland: What a Difference Donald Trump Has Made 

What a difference four years makes. The just-ended Republican Convention in Cleveland was a lot different from the Tampa GOP convention four years ago, and a lot different from the St. Paul Republican convention four years before that. One is tempted to say, “Let’s count the ways,” starting with the conventional wisdom-defying rise of Donald Trump, but it’s hard to count that high. So let’s just focus on six.