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The Advocate

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"Sending LGBTQ-inclusive books to teachers who want to foster inclusive classrooms is more important than ever, as it shows LGBTQ+ youth that they are not alone," says Pride and @LessPrejudice  founder Lisa Forman. #BannedTogether 

Billy Eichner is yelling at everyone to see his movie #Bros , in theaters Sept. 30.

"This is the stuff I want to do as an actor. I want to tell these stories," Kaden Kearney says. #ThePromMusical 

Incumbent Republican Ken Calvert has a remarkably anti-LGBTQ+ policy record, and a gay Democrat is running against him.

Anti-LGBTQ+ conservatives are pushing for these books to disappear from schools, public libraries, and even bookstores.


Cassandra Peterson — best known to the world as #Elvira , Mistress of the Dark — has revealed her 19-year relationship with another woman in her new memoir. @TheRealElvira 

"This fight is also for the LGBTQ community," Petecio told reporters. #Olympics 

The Advocate endorses @HillaryClinton , the only candidate who is a champion of #LGBT  causes.

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"Anybody who's ever questioned your identity ever, ever, ever or you find yourself living in the gray spaces: I promise you that there is indeed a place for us," @ArianaDeBose  said. #Oscars 

"I cannot think of anything that helps women’s rights less than pinning the blame on trans women," @RealLyndaCarter  said on Twitter.

"We can’t let him be president again. I’m running out of show tunes!" @RandyRainbow 

"Urvashi Vaid was a leader, a warrior, and a force to be reckoned with," said @TheTaskForce  executive director Kierra Johnson.