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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

Obama Released His Summer Playlist For 2019

Obama Released His Summer Playlist For 2019

by Devin Jackson Randall
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10 Truths About The Virgo Man in Bed

10 Truths About The Virgo Man in Bed

by Justin Stephan
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Gene Kelly’s Widow Responds to Lara Spencer’s Criticism of Prince George’s Ballet Classes

Gene Kelly’s Widow Responds to Lara Spencer’s Criticism of Prince George’s Ballet Classes

by Trey Speegle
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What’s Better Than a Dead Koch Brother? How About a Gay Koch Brother?

What’s Better Than a Dead Koch Brother? How About a Gay Koch Brother?

by Stephen Rutledge
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#2020: NYC, Are You Ready for Ryan Rafferty’s SCATHING Ivanka Trump Kidnap Musical?

#2020: NYC, Are You Ready for Ryan Rafferty’s SCATHING Ivanka Trump Kidnap Musical?

by Trey Speegle
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Pulse Survivors No Longer Identify as Gay and Organize Ex-Gay ‘Freedom March’

Pulse Survivors No Longer Identify as Gay and Organize Ex-Gay ‘Freedom March’

by Katie Burkholder
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Well Halleloo! Antonio Banderas owes his life to a drag queen

Well Halleloo! Antonio Banderas owes his life to a drag queen

by David Reddish
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Cédric Le Gallo spills on ‘The Shiny Shrimps,’ the kinda-true story of an all-gay water polo team

Cédric Le Gallo spills on ‘The Shiny Shrimps,’ the kinda-true story of an all-gay water polo team

by David Reddish
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Cédric Le Gallo spills on ‘The Shiny Shrimps,’ the kinda-true story of an all-gay water polo team

Cédric Le Gallo spills on ‘The Shiny Shrimps,’ the kinda-true story of an all-gay water polo team

by David Reddish
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Jake Bain’s side gig, Tom Daley’s day off, & Luke Evans’ thick thighs

Jake Bain’s side gig, Tom Daley’s day off, & Luke Evans’ thick thighs

by matthew tharrett
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People are tweeting about the first time they knew they were gay and it’s hilarious

People are tweeting about the first time they knew they were gay and it’s hilarious

by Graham Gremore
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Homophobic right-wing nutjob announces Senate run in Minnesota

Homophobic right-wing nutjob announces Senate run in Minnesota

by David Reddish
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It’s Official: Lana Wachowski will return to ‘The Matrix’

It’s Official: Lana Wachowski will return to ‘The Matrix’

by David Reddish
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“Drag in Show Biz” with Frank DeCaro, Mr. Mickey, Susanne Bartsch, Simon Doonan & Dianne Brill at #DragConNYC!

“Drag in Show Biz” with Frank DeCaro, Mr. Mickey, Susanne Bartsch, Simon Doonan & Dianne Brill at #DragConNYC!

by Trey Speegle
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‘The Inheritance’ is Broadway’s next big all-gay play

‘The Inheritance’ is Broadway’s next big all-gay play

by Dan Clarendon
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Dancing Queen: Madonna Scores 48th #1 On Dance Club Songs Chart

Dancing Queen: Madonna Scores 48th #1 On Dance Club Songs Chart

by Matthew Rettenmund
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Trump Administration Urges SCOTUS to Rule That Firing Workers for Being Gay is Legal

Trump Administration Urges SCOTUS to Rule That Firing Workers for Being Gay is Legal

by Andy Towle
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How to keep a man you’ve met online

How to keep a man you’ve met online

by Peter Minkoff
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Fleshback: Steve Guttenberg

Fleshback: Steve Guttenberg

by Matthew Rettenmund
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Trump To Gays: Drop Dead + Amazon Fires Pose Existential Threat + Justice Ginsburg Fighting Off Cancer Again + MORE — 6-PACK

Trump To Gays: Drop Dead + Amazon Fires Pose Existential Threat + Justice Ginsburg Fighting Off Cancer Again + MORE — 6-PACK

by Matthew Rettenmund
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Former NFL lineman and wife found dead

Former NFL lineman and wife found dead

by Todd Jacobs
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Treated for Pancreatic Cancer

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Treated for Pancreatic Cancer

by Andy Towle
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The shady side of the Jenner brothers

The shady side of the Jenner brothers

by Amy Mackelden
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What Michael Cera and Jonah Hill's relationship is like today

What Michael Cera and Jonah Hill's relationship is like today

by Todd Jacobs
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The truth behind TV's most iconic moments

The truth behind TV's most iconic moments

by Doug Wintemute
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Karamo Brown, Jawline, Taylor Swift, China Trade War, Ben Platt, Grease, Billy Porter, Vaping: HOT LINKS

Karamo Brown, Jawline, Taylor Swift, China Trade War, Ben Platt, Grease, Billy Porter, Vaping: HOT LINKS

by Andy Towle
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The real reason why Bethenny Frankel is quitting The Real Housewives of New York

The real reason why Bethenny Frankel is quitting The Real Housewives of New York

by Gillian Walters
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OMG, oh no! ionnalee cancels remaining 2019 tour due to illness

OMG, oh no! ionnalee cancels remaining 2019 tour due to illness

by Igor
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Small details you missed in Taylor Swift's Lover video

Small details you missed in Taylor Swift's Lover video

by Jessica Sager
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Travis Wall Schools Lara Spencer On Dance & Bullying

Travis Wall Schools Lara Spencer On Dance & Bullying

by Matthew Rettenmund
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Travis Wall Schools Lara Spencer On Dance & Bullying

Travis Wall Schools Lara Spencer On Dance & Bullying

by Matthew Rettenmund
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Travis Wall Schools Lara Spencer On Dance & Bullying

Travis Wall Schools Lara Spencer On Dance & Bullying

by Matthew Rettenmund
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Travis Wall Schools Lara Spencer On Dance & Bullying

Travis Wall Schools Lara Spencer On Dance & Bullying

by Matthew Rettenmund
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