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New Missouri Bill Would Allow Discrimination Against LGBT College Students

A bill proposed by Missouri State Rep. Elijah Haahr (R) is designed to allow collegiate Christian organizations to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation. The bill keeps universities from “burdening” religious groups by denying discrimination based on sexual orientation.

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Twin YouTube Stars Come Out In Emotional Viral Video

The Rhodes Bros are a prominent duo of two brothers, both models, with a popular YouTube channel. Recently, the two had a video go viral as they told their father they were gay on the phone, while the Internet was watching.

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Student Debt Relief Scams Are Costing Borrowers Millions

Borrowers beware: those ads for student debt relief may bring about more financial harm than good.

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Egypt Acquits Twenty-Sex Men Arrested Under Increased Scrutiny Of LGBT Community

An Egyptian court has cleared 26 men who were arrested publicly in a raid by police who were looking for gay men in December. The men were accused of debauchery and indecency for their “public acts.” Police raided a public bathhouse for the arrests and the event was televised for the public.

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Tiffany & Co. Features Same-Sex Couple In New Advertising Campaign

Jewelry company Tiffany & Co. for the first time in its history has featured a same-sex couple in one of its ads. The ad is part of Tiffany’s new “Will you?” campaign, which was recently revealed to the surprise of many when one of the seven ads included two men.

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FDA Suggests Lifting Lifetime Blood Donation Ban For Gay Men

For the past 31 years, gay and bisexual men have been banned from blood donations because of the early years of the AIDS crisis. Now, officials from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are suggesting a policy change to the lifetime ban.

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2014: A Progressive Year Of Executive Actions, Hashtag Activism, And Celebrities

2014 was a big year for Millennials and progressives.

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EU Rules Against Sexuality Tests For Asylum-Seekers Escaping Prejudice

On December 2, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled refugees wanting asylum based on their homosexuality should no longer have to undergo tests to determine their sexual orientation.

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Five Minutes With GLAAD President And CEO Sarah Kate Ellis

GP talks with the President and CEO of GLAAD about media advocacy's role in LGBT equality, the organization's involvement in a new campus sexual assault prevention campaign, and how Americans can support LGBT individuals internationally.

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Trans Students Earn Protections In Single-Sex Classrooms Under Title IX

Last week, the U.S. Department of Education announced guidelines for public schools in the treatment of trans students in single-sex classrooms.

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Russia Cracks Down On Support Of LGBT Grassroots “It Gets Better” Campaign

Officials in Russia have said that the grassroots Russian version of the “It Gets Better" campaign, named Children-404, is “promoting homosexuality to minors."

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Two Country Music Stars Come Out Within Hours Of Each Other

Two prominent country singers came out, within hours of each other, this past Thursday.

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