VIDEO: Interviews on Trump’s Transgender Policy

Back in October, it was revealed that the Trump administration was considering narrowing the definition of gender to only include biological male and female under Title IX, effectively erasing transgender and n...
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[Video] ‘When did it become hateful to support marriage?’

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Video blogger Anna Maria Hoffman wants to know “when it became hateful to support marriage.”

Hoffman, a contributor to conservative website Counter Cultured, tries her best Sarah Palin impersonation while breaking down the current climate around marriage in a recent video posted to YouTube. Hoffman is not a fan of the gays.

She begins the video by calling marriage equality “cool” and opposing same-sex marriage rights “uncool.” Well, at least she's got that part right.

“I thought the popularity contest of who's cool and who's not cool ended right when we left high school,” she says in the video.

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[Video] ‘We Do’ campaign chronicles fight for LGBT equality in the South

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The Campaign for Southern Equality, the group behind the recent “We Do” campaign marriage demonstration in Decatur, Ga., has released a video highlighting the current campaign as it prepares to travel to Washington, D.C.

Since Jan. 2, the group has traveled to Hattiesburg, Miss.; Mobile, Ala.; Decatur, Ga.; Morristown, Tenn.; Greenville, S.C.; and Wilson / Winston Salem, N.C.

The campaign winds up in Arlington, Va., where gay couples will also be denied marriage licenses Jan. 17. Then the group of activists will march approximately four miles to Washington, D.C., to participate in the legal marriage of a couple in front of the Jefferson Memorial.

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White House to livestream World AIDS Day event today

White House marks World AIDS Day

Today, the White House hosts a live video stream of its World AIDS Day observation featuring members of President Barack Obama's administration discussing the global impact of HIV/AIDS and the next steps that must be taken to combat the ongoing epidemic.

The livestream can be viewed online at www.whitehouse.gov/live; beginning at 1 p.m.

World AIDS Day, first observed in 1988, is Dec. 1. It is dedicated to raising awareness of the ongoing HIV/AIDS epidemic.

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Local net-celebs Bria and Chrissy go to Pride, come back with message for LGBT youth

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Bria and Chrissy have returned from Atlanta Pride with a new video to offer encouraging words to LGBT youth. The duo, known for their satirical musical online videos, takes a more serious and inspirational approach this time, featuring Pride attendees sharing stories and words of wisdom.

From the video's description:

We went to Atlanta Pride 2012 this year and interviewed dozens of people to get their words of inspiration for LGBT youth who are afraid to come out. Hope you enjoy and find this encouraging, we loved making it. Share with someone you think this could help. Enjoy and much love. Bria and Chrissy

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Pride: Parade leads Sunday schedule

2012 Atlanta Pride parade

Atlanta’s Pride festival wouldn’t be complete without the annual parade, which kicks off at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14. Each year, the parade draws tens of thousands along the traditional route down Peachtree Street to 10th Street and Piedmont Park.

Organizers say more than 200 entrants have signed on this year, ranging from local nonprofit organizations to politicians, gay-friendly businesses and multi-national corporations.

The grand marshals for the 2012 parade are trans activist Vandy Beth Glenn; Rev. Joshua Noblitt, minister of social justice at Saint Mark United Methodist Church; Jeff Graham, Georgia Equality executive director; Danny Ingram, American Veterans for Equal Rights executive director; Dr. Julie Kubala, senior lecturer and director of undergraduate studies for the Women’s Studies Institute at Georgia State University; Anita Rae Strange, “AKA Clermont Blondie”; the Alpha Chapter of Sigma Omega Phi Fraternity, Inc. and drag fundraising troupe The Armorettes.

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Satirical songstresses Bria & Chrissy go viral on YouTube

Bria and Chrissy

Atlanta lesbian duo Bria and Chrissy are quickly making quite a name for themselves.

First, it was their popular tongue-in-cheek YouTube videos poking fun at Chick-Fil-A and satirizing Mitt and Ann Romney. Then, they made a big splash at the Democratic National Convention where they landed on page 2 of the Washington Post, kissing each other while counter-protesting anti-gay demonstrators. They were also interviewed by Comedy Central for “The Daily show with Jon Stewart.”

Their wildly popular videos have garnered over 135,000 views in three months. We sat down with Bria Kam, 25, and Chrissy Chambers, 21, to talk about their newfound success.

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Atlanta lesbian duo ‘Bria And Chrissy’ bring musical humor to YouTube

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After launching their first YouTube channel three weeks ago, Atlanta lesbian duo Bria Airb and Chrissy Chambers (a.k.a. “Bria and Chrissy”) have already garnered over 111,000 views of their comical, musical, equality-themed videos.

The girls, who write from inspiration of current events, create irreverent, tongue-in-cheek musical pieces that provoke thought, illicit laughter and, often, invite people in the LGBT community to reach out to them with issues that they are facing.

“We wait for news to happen. Something is going to happen. Something always happens,” said Bria.