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The GLAAD Wrap:

The GLAAD Wrap:

The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBTQ-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.

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President Trump Must Honor 50th Anniversary of Stonewall Riots

President Trump Must Honor 50th Anniversary of Stonewall Riots

GLAAD’s Trump Accountability Project found the Trump Administration has attacked LGBTQ Americans 110 times in policy and rhetoric.

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Support Bites for Rights 2019 (Updated list)

Support Bites for Rights 2019 (Updated list)

June 20, 2019 is Bites for Rights in Oregon, our annual celebration of all the restaurants, bars, coffee shops, bakeries, eateries, and dispensaries that help to make life sweet and delectable for LGBTQ Oregonians through their support of equality. This page is your stop for #BFR businesses throughout the state of Oregon.

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OFFICIAL 2019 PORTLAND PRIDE EVENTS*

OFFICIAL 2019 PORTLAND PRIDE EVENTS*

*Official Pride Events are events that are either organized by Pride Northwest itself, together in conjunction with Pride Northwest partners, or for which Pride Northwest is the charitable recipient.

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Sexual Orientation:

Sexual Orientation:

Studies have shown that, on average, homosexuals and bisexuals report lower levels of life satisfaction than heterosexuals. This has been linked to homosexuals and bisexuals experiencing heteronormativity (the assumption that heterosexual orientation and binary gender identity are “normal”, which has led to the world being built to cater to the needs and desires of heterosexual life), which leads to stigmatisation.

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6 ways to protect your mental health from social media’s dangers

6 ways to protect your mental health from social media’s dangers

Two-thirds of the survey’s respondents believe that social media usage is related to social isolation and loneliness. There is a strong body of research linking social media use with depression. Other studies have linked it to envy, lower self-esteem and social anxiety.

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CBD:

CBD:

While this study is very exciting, as scientists who study drugs and addiction, we want to stress that this study was very narrow and used specific, standardized amounts of CBD. Thus, the results do not suggest that buying a bottle or jar of over-the-counter CBD is going to help with opioid cravings – or any other medical conditions.

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Journalist killings

Journalist killings

The 2019 Press Freedom Index by Reporters Without Borders shows how hatred of journalists has degenerated into violence and created “an intense climate of fear” worldwide.

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How Facebook went from friend to frenemy

How Facebook went from friend to frenemy

For those who prefer Instagram or WhatsApp, know that Facebook owns those too, and is working to consolidate the technology behind them. Even people with the willpower to de-friend Facebook will still find their data swept up in content that others add to the platform and its affiliates. It’s nearly impossible to escape Facebook’s orbit.

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LGBTQ youth are creating new online subcultures to combat oppression

LGBTQ youth are creating new online subcultures to combat oppression

Cyberbullying is difficult to combat, because the bullies are often anonymous. And toxic debates can fester on social media: the 2017 Stonewall school report found that “two in five LGBT young people are bullied online”.

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How artificial intelligence systems could threaten democracy

How artificial intelligence systems could threaten democracy

U.S. technology giant Microsoft has teamed up with a Chinese military university to develop artificial intelligence systems that could potentially enhance government surveillance and censorship capabilities.

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Name and Gender Marker Documentation Changes Pro Bono

Name and Gender Marker Documentation Changes Pro Bono

There is no uniform, national process for those seeking name or gender marker changes on identity documents – instead, each state or federal agency, organization, and company may have different requirements to change your name and gender marker.

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SCOTUS to hear: R.G & G.R HARRIS FUNERAL HOMES V EEOC & AIMEE STEPHENS

SCOTUS to hear: R.G & G.R HARRIS FUNERAL HOMES V EEOC & AIMEE STEPHENS

Aimee Stephens had worked for nearly six years as a funeral director at R.G. and G.R. Harris Funeral Homes when she informed the funeral home’s owner that she is a transgender woman. Her employer fired her, and the EEOC sued on her behalf.

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LGBTQ News from Around the World

A Masterclass in Human Potential: Steve Chase Awards 2020

A Masterclass in Human Potential: Steve Chase Awards 2020

by Provided to Gay Desert Guide
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Modernism Week Offers Free and Low-cost Events for Films, Talks and Presentations, Live Music and More

Modernism Week Offers Free and Low-cost Events for Films, Talks and Presentations, Live Music and More

by Provided to Gay Desert Guide
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Lily Tomlin to be honored with foot and handprint ceremony at Chinese Theatre

Lily Tomlin to be honored with foot and handprint ceremony at Chinese Theatre

by John Paul King
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HRC Releases Coming Out Guide for Black LGBTQ Community

HRC Releases Coming Out Guide for Black LGBTQ Community

by Katie Burkholder
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#RealEstatePorn: Marcel Breuer’s 60s Brutalist Gem to Become a 21st Century Hotel?

#RealEstatePorn: Marcel Breuer’s 60s Brutalist Gem to Become a 21st Century Hotel?

by Trey Speegle
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When turning 30 means you’re into guys *and* their dads

When turning 30 means you’re into guys *and* their dads

by Dan Clarendon
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‘Disclosure’ director Sam Feder on the complicated history of trans representation

‘Disclosure’ director Sam Feder on the complicated history of trans representation

by David Reddish
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If you’re nasty: 8 times Janet Jackson was a total badass

If you’re nasty: 8 times Janet Jackson was a total badass

by Graham Gremore
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Fleshback: William Katt

Fleshback: William Katt

by Matthew Rettenmund
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THE FLASH Actor Rick Cosnett Comes Out

THE FLASH Actor Rick Cosnett Comes Out

by Matthew Rettenmund
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Choosing the Right Gay-Friendly Couples Destination

Choosing the Right Gay-Friendly Couples Destination

by Koelen Andrews
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Boy In The Band: A Review Of Drew Droege's HAPPY BIRTHDAY DOUG

Boy In The Band: A Review Of Drew Droege's HAPPY BIRTHDAY DOUG

by Matthew Rettenmund
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Fleshback: Ken Wahl

Fleshback: Ken Wahl

by Matthew Rettenmund
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Addicted To Underwear + Cosplay Cutie + Coming Out: A History + Trolling Rush Limbaugh + Queers Against Pete (!!!) + MORE! — 12-PACK

Addicted To Underwear + Cosplay Cutie + Coming Out: A History + Trolling Rush Limbaugh + Queers Against Pete (!!!) + MORE! — 12-PACK

by Matthew Rettenmund
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OMG, gossip: Here’s your first look at RPatz in the batsuit for THE BATMAN

OMG, gossip: Here’s your first look at RPatz in the batsuit for THE BATMAN

by Igor
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OMG, JT talks about getting bottles of piss thrown at him

OMG, JT talks about getting bottles of piss thrown at him

by Igor
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Bloomberg Campaign Refuses to Deny He’s Considering Hillary Clinton as Running Mate

Bloomberg Campaign Refuses to Deny He’s Considering Hillary Clinton as Running Mate

by Andy Towle
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William Barr’s Religious Fantasies Explain his ‘Loyalty’ to Trump

William Barr’s Religious Fantasies Explain his ‘Loyalty’ to Trump

by Wayne Besen
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The truth about Denise Richards' legal troubles

The truth about Denise Richards' legal troubles

by Naaz Modan
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Madonna Makes History as First Artist to Score 50 #1s on Any Single Billboard Chart

Madonna Makes History as First Artist to Score 50 #1s on Any Single Billboard Chart

by Towleroad
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San Francisco is Bringing Back the Bathhouse

San Francisco is Bringing Back the Bathhouse

by Koelen Andrews
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Asked to Name Mexican President by Telemundo, 2 of These 3 Candidates Had Trouble: WATCH

Asked to Name Mexican President by Telemundo, 2 of These 3 Candidates Had Trouble: WATCH

by Towleroad
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‘Queers Against Pete’ Activists Disrupt Buttigieg Event in San Francisco: WATCH

‘Queers Against Pete’ Activists Disrupt Buttigieg Event in San Francisco: WATCH

by Andy Towle
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Fleshback: Cesar Romero

Fleshback: Cesar Romero

by Matthew Rettenmund
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