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September 15, 2014   Join us on:  Facebook.  Twitter.  YouTube
A Note From the Executive Director
 
Kevin M. Cathcart

By now you probably have seen Lambda Legal’s two-minute video Sh*t Homophobic People Say, which went viral last week and has been viewed 1.2 million times and counting. (If you haven’t seen it yet, watch it now and share it with your friends and family.) As the blog Queerty put it, the video “turns the ‘Sh*it People Say’ meme on its head” by forgoing actors and staged situations in favor of real news clips.

Of course, we’re excited that more than a million people have seen our video, many of whom might not know about the work we do. But the true impact of the video lies in those clips. Read More »
 

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