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100 Reasons To Be Proud In 2013

A look at the biggest stories from the year of living fiercely.

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Let's start with the stories that defined 2013 and, in many ways, will define the next few years to come...

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It was also a great year for LGBT visibility in television and film...

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LGBT allies from all over the sports world stepped up to the plate...

35. 21 athletes and coaches, led by NFL players Chris Kluwe and Brendon Ayanbadejo, filed a Supreme Court brief calling for an end to California's Prop 8.

The brief was signed by Brendon Ayanbadejo, Chris Kluwe, Scott Fujita, Robbie Rogers, Cheryl Reeve, Hunter Hillenmeyer, Hudson Taylor, Rashad Evans, Sean Avery, Adam Podlesh, April Ross, Jennifer Kessy, Alex Mack, Rebekkah Brunson, Chris Gocong, Seimone Augustus, Connor Barwin, Pokey Chatman, Kawika Mitchell, D'Qwell Jackson, and Michelle Marciniak.

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Not to be shown up by the athletes, allies in the music industry stepped out this year too...

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Actually, 2013 was a wonderfully queer year for music in general...

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54. Lance Bass and his boyfriend, Michael Turchin, got engaged.

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74. "LGBT Americans … are full and equal citizens and deserve the rights of citizenship," said Hillary Clinton during her video message in support of marriage equality.

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