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Lessons in Hate: Is it Okay to Invite Nazis, KKK Members to Speak at High Schools?

Educators across the country are inviting representatives of hate groups – neo Nazis, KKK, Westboro Baptist Church, etc. – to share their hateful ideologies with students. They say it teaches critical thinking, and inspires them to stand for what is right. What do you think?

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Marco McMillian’s Family and Gay Rights Advocates Call for Hate Crime Investigation

Family members and gay rights advocates are calling for the murder of Clarksdale mayoral candidate Marco McMillian to be investigated as a hate crime. Marco McMillian was found dead near a Mississippi River levee. He had been beaten, dragged, and set on fire.

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Murdered Clarksdale Mayoral Candidate Marco McMillian Was Beaten, Dragged, and Set on Fire

Details have emerged regarding the murder of openly gay Clarksdale, Mississippi mayoral candidate Marco McMillian. According to the coroner, he was beaten, dragged, and set ablaze by his murderer. Horrible. Our thoughts and prayers are with his loved ones.

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Obama to File Brief Urging Supreme Court to Strike Down Proposition 8

Justice Department will file a brief today urging the Supreme Court to allow same-sex marriages to resume in California.

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Congress Finally Passes Violence Against Women Act

The Violence Against Women Act has finally been reauthorized. Though its been reauthorized without trouble in the past, the GOP decided to stall the proceedings because of new provisions that provided protection for LGBT people, immigrants, and Native American women.

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Openly Gay Mississippi Mayoral Candidate Found Dead

Openly gay mayoral candidate Marco McMillian was found dead near a Mississippi River levee. McMillian was the first openly gay person to be a viable candidate for public office in the state. His death is being investigated as a homicide.

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REPORT: Black Gay Youth Face Unique Challenges Coming Out To Families

Black gay youth face a unique set of challenges in coming out to family and friends, according to a recent study. How can we do a better job of affirming and supporting black gay youth?

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Morehouse College Launches LGBT Course

Morehouse College has announced it will offer a course on LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) culture and politics. The course will be the first of its kind at Morehouse.

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GLAAD Congratulates Jet Magazine on Featuring Same-Sex Wedding

GLAAD (The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) took a moment to congratulate Jet Magazine for featuring a same-sex marriage in its wedding section. Happy with the feature? Do you thinl GLAAD’s effort reek of the assumption that blacks are more homophobic than others?

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Yet ANOTHER Underage Sex Lawsuit Brought Against Kevin Clash

Yet another individual is bringing an underage sex suit against Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash, bringing the grand total to three. The anonymous third accuser says he met Clash on a gay chat line while visiting New York for modeling gigs when he was 16 years-old. What a mess.

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