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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

#Netflix: Is Eddie Murphy is Getting a BIG, FAT Paycheck For a Stand-Up Comeback? ($70 Million!?)

#Netflix: Is Eddie Murphy is Getting a BIG, FAT Paycheck For a Stand-Up Comeback? ($70 Million!?)

by Trey Speegle
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Patti LuPone slammed for cracking homophobic joke and peddling Lindsay Graham gay rumors

Patti LuPone slammed for cracking homophobic joke and peddling Lindsay Graham gay rumors

by Graham Gremore
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Trans woman hits back at transphobes who posted her picture on 4chan

Trans woman hits back at transphobes who posted her picture on 4chan

by Stefania Sarrubba
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Antigay hate group sues to have Christian flag fly over Boston city hall

Antigay hate group sues to have Christian flag fly over Boston city hall

by Daniel Villarreal
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Baltimore man charged in trans woman Zoe Spears’ murder

Baltimore man charged in trans woman Zoe Spears’ murder

by Lou Chibbaro Jr.
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Italy: University allows trans students to self-identify on official forms

Italy: University allows trans students to self-identify on official forms

by Stefania Sarrubba
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July 19th: It’s YOUR Birthday, Bitch!

July 19th: It’s YOUR Birthday, Bitch!

by Alex Bellamey
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NBA star Dwight Howard denies gay rumor

NBA star Dwight Howard denies gay rumor

by James Besanvalle
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Meet the artist behind Chicago’s iconic #AmazingForAll sculpture

Meet the artist behind Chicago’s iconic #AmazingForAll sculpture

by Tom Capon
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#BornThisDay: Actor, Hurd Hatfield

#BornThisDay: Actor, Hurd Hatfield

by Stephen Rutledge
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What is ‘radical drag’ and who were Bloolips?

What is ‘radical drag’ and who were Bloolips?

by David Hudson
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What is ‘radical drag’ and who were Bloolips?

What is ‘radical drag’ and who were Bloolips?

by David Hudson
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Podcast: Emmy Award Nominations, Bullied Teen Convicted, 'Straight Pride' Gets Smackdown, Kevin Spacey

Podcast: Emmy Award Nominations, Bullied Teen Convicted, 'Straight Pride' Gets Smackdown, Kevin Spacey

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The Live-Action ‘CATS’ Trailer Has Arrived: WATCH

The Live-Action ‘CATS’ Trailer Has Arrived: WATCH

by Towleroad
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News Round-Up: July 18, 2019

News Round-Up: July 18, 2019

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Trailer: CATS The Movie

Trailer: CATS The Movie

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Cape Cod Sharks, ‘Send Her Back’, Pete Buttigieg, Instagram Likes, Portland Gay Bar, Snoopy: HOT LINKS

Cape Cod Sharks, ‘Send Her Back’, Pete Buttigieg, Instagram Likes, Portland Gay Bar, Snoopy: HOT LINKS

by Andy Towle
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OMG, wet underwear contest: British models take a trip to a Thai beach

OMG, wet underwear contest: British models take a trip to a Thai beach

by Frank
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CIRCLE OF LIFE Reborn

CIRCLE OF LIFE Reborn

by Matthew Rettenmund
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Disney stars who tragically passed away

Disney stars who tragically passed away

by Jessica Sager
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It’s a Dance, Dance Revolution on ‘Pose’ [RECAP]

It’s a Dance, Dance Revolution on ‘Pose’ [RECAP]

by Bobby Hankinson
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OMG, WATCH: Meatball gets NAILED with Michael Henry

OMG, WATCH: Meatball gets NAILED with Michael Henry

by Igor
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James Charles just keeps getting shadier and shadier

James Charles just keeps getting shadier and shadier

by Desirée O
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Bradley Cooper's relationships just keep getting weirder and weirder

Bradley Cooper's relationships just keep getting weirder and weirder

by Marta Djordjevic
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