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Why It Gets Better: We Are Everywhere, including Subway Ads

These ads for Marriott Hotels featuring same-sex couples are appearing in various stations on the Washington, D.C. subway system (METRO). The text reads: Meet Carmine and Tosh. Anywhere and everywhere they journey together, they take their love for each other … Continue reading

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Children’s Picture Books with LGBT Characters

Janine Schall, blogger at Word of Words, brings us a weekly series that examines the inclusion of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) characters in children’s literature. In the first of the three-week series, Schall gives us a brief history … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Gay Pride Flag in ‘Washington Post’ Vacation Article

The below photo was attached to an article from The Washington Post on how vacations are good for you by leaving you rested and recharged. The inclusion of the pride flag in the photo of this everyday article reinforces the … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Gay-Inlcusive Ads in Public Spaces

The below has begun appearing in and around Washington, D.C.’s METRO subway system. It wasn’t too long ago that ads like this would only appear in gay publications; if they appeared at all. There are many business with which gay … Continue reading

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Why It Get’s Better: Company Defends Inclusive Advertising

In March of 2014, Honey Maid; most well-known for their graham crackers, released a series of ads called ‘This is Wholesome.’ The ads showed a variety of families: gay parents, single parents, families of color, families of ethnicity. See the … Continue reading

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Google’s LGBT Inclusive 2013 Search in Review Commercial

A commercial for Google highlighting a scan bit of the the popular searches for 2013 includes visuals of gay marriage equality, transgender teen Cassidy Campbell winning homecoming queen, and out basketball player Jason Collins. So you don’t blink and miss … Continue reading

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Alpharetta student sues school over denied LGBT-friendly prom policy

Reposted from the GA Voice: An Alpharetta High School student alleges in a lawsuit that he was forcefully removed from his student council position after advocating a change in the school’s “Prom King and Queen” tradition to be more inclusive … Continue reading

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