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'Dancing With the Stars' Casting News Welcomed by GLAAD

by Catherine Lawson, posted Aug 30th 2011 5:55AM
'DWTS' Season 13 CastThe cast for 'Dancing With the Stars' Season 13 was announced last night, and the inclusion of both the show's first transgender contestant (Chaz Bono) and an openly gay man (Carson Kressley) has been applauded by the The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD).

As reported by 'Entertainment Weekly,' Herndon Graddick, senior of director of programs for GLAAD, said in a statement: "With both gay and transgender contestants represented on this upcoming season, ABC will send viewers a strong message about the diversity within the LGBT community."

Graddick added that, "At a time when transgender representation in the media is sorely lacking, Chaz Bono joining the cast is a tremendous step forward for the public to recognize that transgender people are another wonderful part of the fabric of American culture. Appearing on such a high-profile show will allow millions of Americans to get to know him in a whole new light."

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'Dancing With the Stars' Season 10 Cast Rumors

by Chris Harnick, posted Feb 23rd 2010 12:00PM
pam AndersonAnother season, another round of rumors. The official 'Dancing With the Stars' cast won't be revealed until March 1 during 'The Bachelor' finale, but that hasn't stopped rumors about the potential line-up from spreading -- including some started by the celebrities themselves.

Here's a rundown of some of the latest names to be getting some traction on the virtual dance floor known as the Internet.

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