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Casper Andreas and David Michael Barrett launch Kickstarter Campaign for Gale Harold and Van Hansis’ West Hollywood murder mystery

“Kiss Me, Kill Me”

“Kiss Me, Kill Me” stars Van Hansis (“As the World Turns,” “Eastsiders”) and Gale Harold, who is playing a gay character for the first time since his legendary role as Brian Kinney on Showtime’s ground- breaking “Queer as Folk.”

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GLAAD leads millions in a united stand against bullying for Spirit Day

Spirit Day - 2013

GLAAD, the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, today showcased participants who are wearing purple or going purple online for Spirit Day today in a stand against bullying and to show support for LGBT youth. Spirit Day began in 2010 in remembrance of several young people who lost their lives to suicide after being bullied. Each year, GLAAD organizes hundreds of celebrities, media outlets, brands, landmarks, sports leagues, faith groups, school districts, colleges and universities to speak out for LGBT youth on Spirit Day.

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Chad: President Must Scrap Homophobic Bill

Idriss Déby - President of Chad

The President of Chad, Idriss Deby, has been directly warned that if a homophobic bill currently before parliament is passed, he will be showing a blatant disregard for the country’s human rights obligations. In an open letter published today, Amnesty International’s Secretary General, Salil Shetty, calls on the President to scrap the bill which threatens to impose jail sentences of up to 20 years and heavy fines for people “found guilty” of same sex activity.

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Emmy-nominated actress Laverne Cox to light Empire State Building in purple for Spirit Day and National Bullying Prevention Month

Spirit Day - 2013

On behalf of GLAAD and Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights (PACER), Emmy-nominated actress and transgender advocate Laverne Cox will light the iconic Empire State Building in purple on October 16, 2014, in recognition of Spirit Day and National Bullying Prevention Month.