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GLAAD study finds studio movies lagging in LGBT roles

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Chris Rock in a scene from "Top Five," which GLAAD says was among the worst offending films in 2014 to present outdated, defamatory stereotypes of LGBT individuals.
An annual study by GLAAD has found that Hollywood studios continue to lag in producing films representing gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, despite a slight improvement over the last year. ...

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Student allowed to perform previously censored poem on gender stereotypes

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Michael Barth
LINCOLN, Neb. — A Nebraska state champion speech student will be allowed to perform a poem about gender identity for television after originally being asked not to by a statewide schools organization. ...

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Little by little, traditional macho stereotypes lose ground

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Scott Erskine, APIn this 2006 file photo, Jim Gilbert rides his quarterhorse, April, as snow falls in Battle Creek, Mich. Gilbert, 61, who is gay, considers himself a lifelong cowboy - still competing in rodeos.
NEW YORK — Traditionally, the American male was measured against the stoic hero who shook off all doubts, vanquished all foes and offered women a muscular shoulder to cry on. ...

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Google’s Android Market pulls ‘Is My Son Gay?’ app

Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Google's Android Market on Monday pulled the controversial app for Android smartphones that purported to help mothers determine if their sons were gay. ...

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‘Matchmaker’ Patti Stanger issues apology, then reinforces more gay stereotypes

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Patti Stanger
"Millionaire Matchmaker" Patti Stanger -- who on Sunday made sweeping generalizations about gays and monogamy, Jewish men, and New York women -- issued an apology on Monday for her remarks, but within hours taped an appearance for "The Joy Behar ...

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GLAAD denounces Huffington Post for ‘sex for tuition’ article about gay students

Friday, September 2, 2011
Screen capture from the Huffington Post
The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) has called for an apology and retraction after the Huffington Post this week featured, on its home page, an article titled, “Sex For Tuition: Gay Students Using ‘Sugar Daddies’ To Pay Off ...

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