Media: September 2014

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Freedom To Marry Launches Nationwide TV Ad

Filed by Bil Browning | September 26, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

The ad, named "It's Time," highlights "the tangible harms to same-sex couples still discriminated against in many states," according to the group's press release.Read More

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WATCH: The War Against Gays in Russia

Filed by John M. Becker | September 25, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

A terrifying and important documentary about Russia's war on LGBT people will premiere next month on HBO. Watch the trailer here.Read More

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Straight Guys to Marry for Rugby Tickets, Outraging LGBT Groups

Filed by John M. Becker | September 11, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

Tomorrow, in a move that's horrifying local LGBT advocacy groups, two straight male New Zealanders will marry to score rugby tickets as part of a radio station promotion.Read More

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MSNBC Gives Sneak Peek at Smithsonian's LGBT Collection

Filed by John M. Becker | September 11, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Want a sneak peek at the Smithsonian's newly expanded LGBT history collection? MSNBC goes behind the scenes.Read More

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DirecTV Runs NFL Ad Featuring Gay Couple

Filed by John M. Becker | September 08, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

DirecTV had a nice surprise for pro-equality NFL fans during Thursday's Packers-Seahawks season opener.Read More

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Houston TV Station: Tony Romo Is the 'Gayest Player on the Cowgirls'

Filed by John M. Becker | September 04, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

A Houston TV station decided to mark the Cowboys' signing of Michael Sam by cracking a gay joke about one of his teammates on their news crawl.Read More

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Study: Hate Speech Hurts Facebook Users' Mental Health

Filed by John M. Becker | September 02, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

A new study from Europe has found that people's mental well-being is negatively impacted by vitriolic hate speech on Facebook. The risk is particularly acute for members of minority groups that face discrimination, like women and LGBTs.Read More

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Conversation with Johnny Diaz: Two Cubans Talking

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | September 02, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

Gay Cuban-American novelist Johnny Diaz has just released his fifth novel, "Looking for Providence," and is now working on his next book.Read More