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Today, President Obama signed an executive order that prohibits employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity against federal workers and contractors.

Today, President Obama signed an executive order that prohibits employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity against federal workers and contractors.

— 1 month ago with 4121 notes
#LGBT  #president obama  #GLAAD 
Big news! A federal judge has ruled that Oregon’s ban on marriage equality is unconstitutional! Congrats Oregon! http://www.glaad.org/blog/marriage-equality-comes-oregon

Big news! A federal judge has ruled that Oregon’s ban on marriage equality is unconstitutional! Congrats Oregon! http://www.glaad.org/blog/marriage-equality-comes-oregon

— 3 months ago with 6633 notes
#LGBT  #GLAAD  #marriage equality  #equality 
Throughout the month of February, GLAAD will be sharing graphics that honor black LGBT icons—including advocates, authors, entertainers, thinkers, and those who have done some of everything—and their insights. 

Throughout the month of February, GLAAD will be sharing graphics that honor black LGBT icons—including advocates, authors, entertainers, thinkers, and those who have done some of everything—and their insights. 

— 6 months ago with 1568 notes
#janet mock  #GLAAD  #LGBT  #black history month 
Though he’s received a ton of support since coming out, some people have attacked diver Tom Daley on social media. Use #TellTom to tell him we’re happy he’s out and proud! http://glaad.org/telltom

Though he’s received a ton of support since coming out, some people have attacked diver Tom Daley on social media. Use #TellTom to tell him we’re happy he’s out and proud! http://glaad.org/telltom

— 8 months ago with 241 notes
#telltom  #Tom Daley  #LGBT  #LGBTQ 
A petition has been circulating on Change.org asking Victoria’s Secret to bring on Carmen Carrera as the first trans Angel. So far, close to 40,000 people have signed. Sign your name and help Carmen make history!

A petition has been circulating on Change.org asking Victoria’s Secret to bring on Carmen Carrera as the first trans Angel. So far, close to 40,000 people have signed. Sign your name and help Carmen make history!

— 9 months ago with 61 notes
#transweek  #lgbt  #fashion 

"Pier Kids: The Life" is a documentary that follows the lives of three LGBTQ homeless youth of color that gather on Christopher Street and the surrounding area piers in New York City every night.

The creators need help raising money to make this important film. Contribute on their kickstarter page and help spread the word!

— 9 months ago with 62 notes
#transweek  #@lgbtyouth  #lgbt