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Activist group protests outside ‘Today’ show over NBC Olympic coverage

| Thursday, January 16, 2014
Queer Nation activists demonstrate outside NBC studios in New York on Thursday during a live broadcast of the Today show.
NEW YORK -- A dozen members of the gay rights activist group Queer Nation demonstrated outside the broadcast of NBC’s Today Show on Thursday, demanding that NBC report on the Russian government’s ongoing attacks on LGBT people and its and other human rights violations.

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NBC’s Jenna Wolfe and Stephanie Gosk announce they are expecting a baby

| Wednesday, March 27, 2013
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LOS ANGELES — “Today” weekend anchor Jenna Wolfe says she and NBC news correspondent Stephanie Gosk are expecting a baby girl in August.

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Tyler Clementi’s parents speak out: ‘One of our big jobs is to promote LGBT acceptance’

| Wednesday, December 14, 2011
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NEW YORK -- In their first television interview, Tyler Clementi's parents Jane and Joe Clementi talked with NBC's Kerry Sanders on Monday, telling her that the loss they still feel is "almost like a physical pain."

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Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir: I don’t celebrate being gay

| Monday, January 10, 2011
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“I was born a white male, a white gay male, and I don’t celebrate being white or male, so why should I celebrate being gay?” U.S. figure skating champion Johnny Weir confirmed to the world that he's a gay man in his just-released autobiography, “Welcome to My World.”

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‘Today’ show opens annual wedding contest to gay couples

| Friday, July 9, 2010
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Just days after it was revealed that the Today Show‘s “Modern Day Wedding” contest excluded gay and lesbian couples, NBC — bowing to activist pressure — has opened the contest to same-sex couples, and is extending the entry deadline to allow gay couples time to participate.

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GLAAD calls out ‘Today’ show wedding contest for excluding gay couples

| Tuesday, July 6, 2010
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NBC’s Today Show is taking applications for its “Modern Day Wedding Contest,” and will award the winning couple with a live wedding broadcast in October and an all-expense paid honeymoon -- but network rules deny gay and lesbian couples from participating.

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‘Family Ties’ mom Meredith Baxter: ‘I am a lesbian’

| Wednesday, December 2, 2009
For seven years, actress Meredith Baxter has been hiding a secret. Now Baxter, who played the devoted hippie mom constantly butting heads with her conservative kids on “Family Ties,” is making a public admission. “I am a lesbian and it was a later-in-life recognition,” she...

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