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How Should LGBT Teens Navigate Sleepovers? - Huffington Post

Recent News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:16

How Should LGBT Teens Navigate Sleepovers?
Huffington Post
Kristin Olson and her daughter Lucy joined HuffPost Live this week for a frank discussion on sleepover protocol for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) teens. Noting that she and her daughter "have a really good relationship," Olson ...

Make Elliott-Larsen LGBT inclusive - The Detroit News

Recent News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 03:19

The Detroit News

Make Elliott-Larsen LGBT inclusive
The Detroit News
I know a fair amount about religion and discrimination. And I know they shouldn't mix. I'm supporting updating Michigan's landmark Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act to include protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals – because ...
Amending Michigan's Elliott-Larsen Act is an affront to the civil rights ...BibleNation.org

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50 Cent, Laverne Cox Join Cyndi Lauper to Help LGBT Youth - RollingStone.com

Recent News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 21:50

RollingStone.com

50 Cent, Laverne Cox Join Cyndi Lauper to Help LGBT Youth
RollingStone.com
Now in its fourth year, Cyndi Lauper's annual Home for the Holidays benefit concert has helped gain awareness for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth homelessness as well as raise money for the singer's True Colors Fund. This year, the ...
Cyndi Lauper recruits 50 Cent for LGBT charity concertExpress.co.uk
50 Cent to perform at LGBT charity concert3News NZ
50 Cent to Help Raise Awareness for Homeless LGBT YouthBET
NME.com -Frontiers LA (blog)
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HRW condemns LGBT discrimination in Jamaica - JURIST

Recent News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 19:21

JURIST

HRW condemns LGBT discrimination in Jamaica
JURIST
[JURIST] Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals in Jamaica are facing violence and discrimination [press release], Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] reported [text] Tuesday. The report, entitled "Not Safe at Home," ...

School districts celebrate LGBT History Month - Sun Sentinel

Recent News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 20:14

ThinkProgress

School districts celebrate LGBT History Month
Sun Sentinel
Broward is believed to be the first school district in the United States to pass an LGBT History month, when it approved it in October 2012. Palm Beach and Miami Dade followed suit. All three districts have numerous schools with gay-straight alliances ...
Magic City's leaders must commit to safeguarding rights of LGBT residents ...AL.com
LGBT students experience less harassment and fewer assaults in schools today ...Contra Costa Times
IU celebrates LGBT history monthIndiana Daily Student
CareersPortal
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Human Rights Watch: LGBT Jamaicans are targets of violence - BBC News

Recent News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:38

BBC News

Human Rights Watch: LGBT Jamaicans are targets of violence
BBC News
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Jamaica face "intolerable levels of violence and cannot rely on the police" for protection, Human Rights Watch said. In a report, the rights group also documented cases of LGBT Jamaicans being ...
HRW: Growing number of LGBT homeless in Jamaica due to discriminationFox News Latino
'LGBT Jamaicans face unchecked abuse'iAfrica.com
Jamaica: Gay men and lesbians living in a constant state of fearGay Star News

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LGBT group opens field office in state - Scottsbluff Star Herald

Recent News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 18:11

Kearney Hub

LGBT group opens field office in state
Scottsbluff Star Herald
LINCOLN — Ending harassment and violence is a top priority for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Nebraskans, according to a survey whose results were reported Monday. But equally important, according to the survey, are improving protection ...
Survey of LGBT Nebraskans finds 'disturbingly high levels' of discriminationOmaha World-Herald

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As His Wife Delivers Their Baby, LGBT Group Smears This Pro-Marriage ... - Daily Signal

Recent News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 15:32

Daily Signal

As His Wife Delivers Their Baby, LGBT Group Smears This Pro-Marriage ...
Daily Signal
Because two days prior, the Human Rights Campaign—a political action group whose mission is to “achieve equality” for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans—put out its latest blast email in a campaign called “The Export of Hate.” Its main ...

Magic City Acceptance Project welcomes Dr. Caitlin Ryan to support LGBT youth ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Recent News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 09:51

Magic City Acceptance Project welcomes Dr. Caitlin Ryan to support LGBT youth ...
The Birmingham News - al.com
The Magic City Acceptance Project (MCAP) is a volunteer network of individuals, agencies and organizations focused on professional practice and community support that enables a positive future for self-identified, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender ...

Gloria Casarez, 42, Nutter administration LGBT liaison. - Philly.com

Recent News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 04:54

Philly.com

Gloria Casarez, 42, Nutter administration LGBT liaison.
Philly.com
Gloria, Mayor Nutter's liaison to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities and a woman who fought for the rights and dignity of everyone who she felt had been marginalized by society, died yesterday after a battle with breast cancer. She ...
Gloria Casarez Passes Away at 42Philadelphia Magazine (blog)
Remembering Gloria Casarez: LGBT Leader, Friend, PhiladelphianNBC 10 Philadelphia

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$600000 in Funding to Support Long Island's LGBT Survivors of Rape and ... - LongIsland.com

Recent News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 13:27

LongIsland.com

$600000 in Funding to Support Long Island's LGBT Survivors of Rape and ...
LongIsland.com
The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office on Violence Against Women and will be used to enhance support services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) survivors of domestic and sexual violence. LIGALY ...

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Gay marriage victories spur activists' hopes of ending other LGBT discrimination - AL.com

Recent News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 22:35

Gay marriage victories spur activists' hopes of ending other LGBT discrimination
AL.com
For many activists, the top priority after marriage is federal legislation that would outlaw a broad range of discrimination against lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people. There's no such federal law now, and more than half the states do not ...

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North Side memorial plaques commemorate LGBT history - WLS-TV

Recent News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 20:30

WLS-TV

North Side memorial plaques commemorate LGBT history
WLS-TV
New memorial plaques on Chicago's North Side are dedicated in commemoration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history. The legacy project added seven bronze plaques to the nearly two dozen along North Halsted street in Lakeview. Among them ...
Legacy Walk honors LGBT 'guardian angels'Chicago Tribune

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New LGBT center welcomes central Iowans - DesMoinesRegister.com

Recent News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 19:35

DesMoinesRegister.com

New LGBT center welcomes central Iowans
DesMoinesRegister.com
The Des Moines Pride Center, located in the Robert Mickle Center at 1620 Pleasant St., can aid the central Iowa LGBT community by directing people towards resources in the community, while also providing a physical place where people can feel secure, ...

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Longtime program provides safe haven for LGBT youth in NJ - MyCentralJersey.com

Recent News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 10:17

MyCentralJersey.com

Longtime program provides safe haven for LGBT youth in NJ
MyCentralJersey.com
Kohn and hundreds of other kids under the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender umbrella — commonly referred to as LGBT — have turned to The Youth Drop-In Program. As one of the many resources provided by the borough-based Pride Center of New ...

National Coming Out Day 2014: LGBT Whisper Users On Acknowledging Their ... - Huffington Post

Recent News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 05:58

Daily Beast

National Coming Out Day 2014: LGBT Whisper Users On Acknowledging Their ...
Huffington Post
Now in its 26th year, National Coming Out Day remains a time for both celebration and contemplation, giving lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people as well as their allies an opportunity to share who they are and encourage an open ...
Businesses should check with insurance carriers on putting same-sex spouses ...Richmond Times-Dispatch
Members of Long Beach LGBT community share stories for National Coming Out ...Long Beach Press Telegram
National Coming Out Day: Celebrities Admitting 'I'm Gay' for the First Time ...International Business Times, India Edition
Bakersfield Californian -Allentown Morning Call -Guardian Liberty Voice
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Values clash: LGBT and school teachings - Delmarva Daily Times

Recent News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 00:03

Delmarva Daily Times

Values clash: LGBT and school teachings
Delmarva Daily Times
On a recent Tuesday a few feet away from the same podium, he pores over reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, crafting his argument against the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender information in health education ...

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L.I. LGBT Advocacy Group Undeterred By Threatening Letters - CBS Local

Recent News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 18:05

CBS Local

L.I. LGBT Advocacy Group Undeterred By Threatening Letters
CBS Local
BAY SHORE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – The chief executive officer of an LGBT advocacy group said he will not be intimidated or deterred by a series of hateful letters, including one that threatened to kill its leader and burn down a housing complex.
Hateful Letter Threatens to Burn Down Planned LGBT Housing on Long IslandNBC New York

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LGBT diversity: why business is far from a level playing field - The Guardian

Recent News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 06:48

The Guardian

LGBT diversity: why business is far from a level playing field
The Guardian
There is no official benchmark for LGBT inclusion at an executive level, but businesses worldwide are starting to put diversity on the agenda. Executives who strive for LGBT equality were celebrated on Thursday when a list of the world's top 100 LGBT ...
Deloitte Partners Recognised as Leaders in LGBT DiversityConsultant News

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LGBT housing coming to Bronx with help from pop star Cyndi Lauper - New York Daily News

Recent News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 19:52

New York Daily News

LGBT housing coming to Bronx with help from pop star Cyndi Lauper
New York Daily News
True Colors will be shining in the Bronx. A supportive housing complex for LGBT youth is coming to Jerome Ave. — and, yes, the site is named after the Cyndi Lauper song because the pop icon had a hand in the project. True Colors Bronx will house 30 ...

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