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Outspoken

Will Phillips advocates for equal rights

"Lack of equality for some is lack of equality for all and I think it's time for us all to get equal."

Will Phillips, 11, accepting the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation’s award for Outstanding TV Journalism Segment for CNN’s “Why Will Won’t Pledge Allegiance.” The Arkansas student remains seated during the pledge because gay people are not treated equally. (GLAAD, March 14)