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LGBT groups to stage rally for International Day Against Homophobia and ... - Huddersfield Examiner

Recent News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 10:47

LGBT groups to stage rally for International Day Against Homophobia and ...
Huddersfield Examiner
Local organisations from lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender/transsexual and intersexed communities, including Huddersfield Gay Group, Sisters SHOUT and Yorkshire Mixtures, will unite on the steps of Huddersfield Town Hall at 12.30pm on May 18 to mark ...

Cuba gay pride calls for same-sex marriage to become legal - BBC News

Recent News - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 19:12

BBC News

Cuba gay pride calls for same-sex marriage to become legal
BBC News
Cuba gay pride calls for equality. More than 1,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Cubans have marched through the streets of Havana to protest against discrimination. The event was organised by President Raul Castro's daughter, Mariela Castro.
Cuban Gay Couples Exchange VowsThe Public Slate
Thousands call for gay rights in Cuba at symbolic marriage marchChina Post

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LGBT people are more than their sexual orientation - Albuquerque Journal

Recent News - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 12:21

LGBT people are more than their sexual orientation
Albuquerque Journal
Sadly, this is often used to disguise and excuse discrimination and bigotry against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. The views he expressed are not only outdated; they are also inconsistent with what many within the Catholic faith ...

LGBT Children Nearly Twice As Likely To Be Bullied Compared To Straight ... - iSchoolGuide

Recent News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 12:51

iSchoolGuide

LGBT Children Nearly Twice As Likely To Be Bullied Compared To Straight ...
iSchoolGuide
In fifth graders who later identified as lesbian, gay, or bisexual, 13 percent reported being bullied, compared to 8 percent of heterosexual students. In seventh grade, those numbers were 8 percent versus 4 percent in those who said they were heterosexual.
Gays, lesbians bullied more often in childhoodCBS News
For Gay Children, Bullying Begins Early, Happens Often: StudyU.S. News & World Report
Bullying begins early for gay childrenHealth24
Physicians News Digest -Cosmopolitan.com (blog)
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Anti-LGBT Texas Lawmakers Bury Head in Sand, Ignore Warnings to Stop ... - Human Rights Campaign (blog)

Recent News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:01

Anti-LGBT Texas Lawmakers Bury Head in Sand, Ignore Warnings to Stop ...
Human Rights Campaign (blog)
Prohibiting state or local employees from recognizing, granting, or enforcing a same-sex marriage licence or any funds being used for an activity to license or support these marriages, the bill is among more than 20 pieces of anti-LGBT legislationbeing ...

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Bill to ban conversion therapy for LGBT youth sent to Kate Brown's desk - OregonLive.com

Recent News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 14:22

OregonLive.com

Bill to ban conversion therapy for LGBT youth sent to Kate Brown's desk
OregonLive.com
SALEM — A bill to ban "conversion therapy" for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth is headed to Gov. Kate Brown's desk after receiving final approval from the Senate on Thursday. House Bill 2307 would ban mental health care providers from ...
Oregon Is About To Ban Gay Conversion TherapyHuffington Post

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How The Global LGBT Movement Can Keep Up Its Stunning Momentum - Huffington Post

Recent News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 06:52

How The Global LGBT Movement Can Keep Up Its Stunning Momentum
Huffington Post
Charles Radcliffe, a human rights adviser on sexual orientation and gender identity at the United Nations, notes that the women's rights movement has been pushing for change for more than 120 years. Most of the advances for LGBT people have come in the ...

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Fearless Project challenges stereotypes about LGBT athletes - Daily Bruin

Recent News - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 02:22

Daily Bruin

Fearless Project challenges stereotypes about LGBT athletes
Daily Bruin
The Fearless Project, which chronicles the stories of openly gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender student-athletes, is currently on display in the John Wooden Center. Eight UCLA student-athletes are featured in the project. (Max Himmelrich/Daily ...

How Best To Care For LGBT Patients? New Medical Guide Reflects Change - WBUR

Recent News - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 10:06

WBUR

How Best To Care For LGBT Patients? New Medical Guide Reflects Change
WBUR
In 2007, when the first edition of the “Fenway Guide To Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health” was published, the critical need for culturally competent health care for LGBT people was being discussed among a relatively small group of LGBT ...

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Fairness WV to screen British LGBT film tonight at LaBelle Theater - Huntington Herald Dispatch

Recent News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 16:08

Fairness WV to screen British LGBT film tonight at LaBelle Theater
Huntington Herald Dispatch
CHARLESTON – Fairness West Virginia (“Fairness WV”) is excited to partner with the West Virginia International Film Festival (“WVIFF”) for a joint screening of the 2014 award-winning British LGBT historical film "Pride." The screening is part of the ...

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Cyndi Lauper Bashes US Senators for Not Passing LGBT Homeless Youth Act - Radio.com Music and Entertainment News

Recent News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 13:36

Radio.com Music and Entertainment News

Cyndi Lauper Bashes US Senators for Not Passing LGBT Homeless Youth Act
Radio.com Music and Entertainment News
Cyndi Lauper has released a statement through her political advocacy group True Colors Fund expressing frustration with the United States Senate. Why? Billboard reports that the True Colors Fund was advocating the Senate to pass the Runaway and ...

LGBT People of Color Face Lifelong Risk of Living in Poverty - Rainbow Times

Recent News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 10:56

Rainbow Times

LGBT People of Color Face Lifelong Risk of Living in Poverty
Rainbow Times
Paying an Unfair Price: The Financial Penalty for LGBT People of Color examines the economic insecurity experienced by LGBT people of color compared to their white LGBT counterparts and non-LGBT people of color. The report details the ways in which a ...
Report: LGBT people of color at high risk of povertyAl Jazeera America
Upon entering school, LGBTs of color face lifelong risk of povertyWindy City Times

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Louisiana's religious freedom bill: Even LGBT advocates consider it a ... - NOLA.com

Recent News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 09:14

NOLA.com

Louisiana's religious freedom bill: Even LGBT advocates consider it a ...
NOLA.com
They talked strategy, expressed their fears and delivered updates on legislation moving through the Louisiana Legislature that some say sanctions discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. LSU graduate student and Equality ...
Bobby Jindal Is Disappointed GOP Governors Backed Away From Religious ...Huffington Post
Jindal: 'I will not change' on gay marriageThe Hill (blog)
Gays making political strides with Jindal's Religious Freedom billBayoubuzz

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City of Madison LGBT community unites to preserve beloved Five Nightclub City ... - UW Badger Herald

Recent News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 06:12

UW Badger Herald

City of Madison LGBT community unites to preserve beloved Five Nightclub City ...
UW Badger Herald
When the owner of a south Madison night club announced its impending closure earlier this month, he experienced an unexpected outpouring of community support to try and keep the nightclub open. Five Nightclub has been serving Madison's lesbian, gay, ...

Mayor apologizes to LGBT community - San Antonio Express-News

Recent News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 19:43

Mayor apologizes to LGBT community
San Antonio Express-News
“It was never my intent to insult or demean you and I am sorry for the pain and confusion my words have caused,” Taylor said to the LGBT community in a statement. “To my (LGBT) advisory committee members … I hope that you will accept my apology.

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Depression stalks LGBT youth, says study - The Hindu

Recent News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 19:15

The Independent

Depression stalks LGBT youth, says study
The Hindu
“There's an invisible epidemic of depression and suicidal tendencies among the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) youth,” says Sriram, a volunteer with Orinam, an LGBT collective. Orinam has come across close to 20 suicides in Tamil Nadu in its ...
General Election 2015: Stonewall chief praises parties for addressing gay ...The Independent
12 Christian Denominations With Most Liberal Stance on Gay, Lesbian CommunityNewsmax
Anthem launches resource to improve care for LGBT communityBizTimes.com (Milwaukee)

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Obama and LGBT rights: Champion or Disappointment - The Blue Review (registration)

Recent News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 15:56

The Blue Review (registration)

Obama and LGBT rights: Champion or Disappointment
The Blue Review (registration)
Obama stated that we need to, “condemn the persecution of women, or religious minorities, or people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.” More recently, in his dramatic speech from Selma, Alabama, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Bloody ...

Finding LGBT-competent doctors may be difficult - Fox News

Recent News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 07:08

Fox News

Finding LGBT-competent doctors may be difficult
Fox News
Finding doctors at U.S. teaching hospitals who consider themselves competent to care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) patients may be difficult, suggests a new study. Few such hospitals reported having ways to identify doctors ...

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A Little Something for the LGBT Students at Pennsylvania's McGuffey High School - TheStranger.com (blog)

Recent News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 15:01

TheStranger.com (blog)

A Little Something for the LGBT Students at Pennsylvania's McGuffey High School
TheStranger.com (blog)
In addition, participants posted Bible verses on the lockers of students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT), the news station noted. Meanwhile, some encounters between students who participated and those who didn't even got ...

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Asia's LGBT people migrate to escape violence at home - TRFN - Daily Mail

Recent News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 19:04

Asia's LGBT people migrate to escape violence at home - TRFN
Daily Mail
To escape the beatings and find a sense of belonging, LGBT people in Asia flock to cities in their own country, and increasingly - with the Internet and social media easing migration for jobs and gay marriage - many like Wong are leaving their home ...

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