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GSA brings awareness to LGBTQ media representation

The Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) held a week-long Media Representation event during the week of Sept. 12, to bring attention to the portrayal of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) community in the media, particularly in movies, television and comics. One particular issue addressed during the week was the “Bury ...

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APSU to honor victims of Orlando shooting

FROM THE GOV SAYS At 2:02 p.m. on Friday, June 17, the bells in the Browning Building clock tower will toll 49 times in honor of the victims of the recent Orlando shooting. At 2:02 a.m. on Monday, June 12, the nation’s deadliest mass shooting in modern history took place ...

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Orlando in mourning

ASSOCIATED PRESS ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The last of the bodies were removed from an Orlando gay nightclub overnight as investigators dug into the background of the gunman, who called 911 to profess allegiance to the Islamic State during the attack that left 49 victims dead. “We will not be ...

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NY Moves to Stop Gay Conversion Therapy for Youths

NEW YORK (AP) — New York is taking steps to stop therapists from trying to change young people’s sexual orientation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday, joining a number of states that have acted against what’s known as gay conversion therapy. The Democratic governor’s move, announced Saturday, comes as gay rights ...

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Confusion accompanies new same-sex marriage laws in Alabama

MONTGOMERY— Gay couples began getting married in Alabama on Monday morning, Feb. 9, despite an 11th-hour attempt from the state’s chief justice — an outspoken opponent of same-sex marriage— to block the weddings. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday morning refused to block the marriages and let a hold on ...

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