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Laverne Cox to host MTV, Logo documentary about transgender youth

Thursday, September 18, 2014
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NEW YORK -- Laverne Cox will host a documentary on MTV and Logo next month that profiles seven transgender youths. The special, "Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word," will air simultaneously on the two channels on Oct. 17. Cox, a transgender actress, was nominated for an Emmy Award for her role in Netflix's "Orange is the New Black."

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Leto speaks of AIDS epidemic and hope the disease would soon be eradicated

Monday, April 14, 2014
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Jared Leto took home the MTV Movie Award on Sunday for best on-screen transformation for his role as a transgender woman in “Dallas Buyers Club."

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‘Hunger Games’ top winner at MTV Movie Awards, Leto wins ‘best transformation’

Sunday, April 13, 2014
Lupita Nyong'o, right, looks on as Jared Leto accepts the award for best on screen transformation for “Dallas Buyers Club” at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES -- Conan O'Brien kicked off the 22nd annual MTV Movie Awards on Sunday night with a challenge to gain 50 celebrity cameos for his opening segment, a shtick with Will Arnett that merged two categories, best fight and best kiss, and a musical number about hating musical numbers in big awards shows.

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis win best video with social message for ‘Same Love’

Sunday, August 25, 2013
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NEW YORK -- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis were among Sunday night's top winners at the MTV Video Music Awards, taking home trophies for best hip-hop video and best cinematography for "Can't Hold Us," and best video with a social message for "Same Love."

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Music’s hit-makers descend on Brooklyn for MTV’s Video Music Awards

Sunday, August 25, 2013
Charles Sykes, Invision/APRyan Lewis, left, Macklemore, center, and Ray Dalton accept the award for best hip hop video for "Can't Hold Us" as presenters Iggy Azalea, right, and Lil' Kim look on, at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
NEW YORK — Miley Cyrus became the rare artist to upstage Lady Gaga, but a vengeful Taylor Swift managed to take the spotlight from both during the MTV Video Music Awards.

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Lady Gaga to perform at MTV Video Music Awards

Thursday, July 25, 2013
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NEW YORK -- Lady Gaga will perform at the MTV Video Music Awards next month. It will be one of her first appearances since having hip surgery in February.

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LGBT History Month profile: AIDS Activist, Pedro Zamora

Monday, October 31, 2011
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Pedro Zamora was an AIDS activist who appeared on MTV’s reality series “The Real World.” As the first openly gay and openly HIV-positive person on a television series, he brought national attention to HIV/AIDS and LGBT issues.

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Facebook working to combat cyber-bullying — but when does free speech become hate speech?

Tuesday, October 19, 2010
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Facebook is teaming up with Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLADD), The Trevor Project and others to form a new “Network of Support” to help combat bullying of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender teens.

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GLAAD gives MTV high marks in fourth annual Network Responsibility Index

Thursday, July 22, 2010
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MTV has been awarded high marks from Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), earning an “Excellent” rating from the advocacy group for its portrayal of gay, lesbian and transgender people on television.

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‘Real World 24′ — Ryan’s first (wink!) gay kiss: ‘I feel like killing myself’

Thursday, July 1, 2010
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During the roomies’ first night out on 'Real World 24', an encounter at a gay bar leaves Ryan, 21, a "straight hairdresser" from Arizona, freaked when a guy kisses him on the neck. Watch the video.

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