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Report: Bisexual people suffer violence, discrimination - Windy City Times

Recent News - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 13:09

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Report: Bisexual people suffer violence, discrimination
Windy City Times
DENVER, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 — According to a new report released today in conjunction with Bisexual Awareness Week, while more than half of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender ( LGBT ) community identifies as bisexual, bisexual people are ...
Sutton's Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender community club together for ...Your Local Guardian
VTrendlines: A primer on transgender issuesBurlingtonFreePress.com
How to Collect the Information Needed from LGBT PatientsRainbow Times
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WSU among nation's best universities for LGBT students - WSU News

Recent News - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:31

WSU among nation's best universities for LGBT students
WSU News
Washington State University Pullman ranks as one of the best universities in the nation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students. Campus Pride, a nonprofit organization dedicated to making colleges and universities safer, more ...

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The Moment I Knew I Was LGBT: Whisper Users Reveal Their Time Of Self ... - Huffington Post

Recent News - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 08:37

The Moment I Knew I Was LGBT: Whisper Users Reveal Their Time Of Self ...
Huffington Post
As part of HuffPost Gay Voices' ongoing partnership with Whisper, we asked the app's users to anonymously reveal the moment they knew they were lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT). The responses were powerful, thought-provoking and ...

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Pittenger defends comments about LGBT employment - The Daily Tar Heel

Recent News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 23:43

Pittenger defends comments about LGBT employment
The Daily Tar Heel
At a Charlotte town hall earlier this month, Pittenger compared the firing of LGBT workers by private businesses to the right to smoke on private property. “You need to respect the autonomy of somebody running their business,” he said, according to the ...

India Just Marked a Major LGBT Milestone - Mic

Recent News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 15:16

Mic

India Just Marked a Major LGBT Milestone
Mic
Michelle Demishevich, a prominent LGBT rights activist, became Turkey's first transgender TV reporter in July. While Turkey's gay and transgender communities enjoy better rights than their counterparts in most Muslim countries, Demishevich achievement ...
Padmini Prakash, India's First Transgender TV News Anchor, Marks a Step ...Bustle

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Clementi family become advocates after suicide - Sacramento Bee

Recent News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 12:34

Clementi family become advocates after suicide
Sacramento Bee
The Clementi foundation raises awareness of bullying and cyberbullying, particularly in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Its initiatives include building support for LGBT and vulnerable youth through partnerships and legislative ...

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LGBT Military Families Still Face Challenges 3 Years After Repeal of “Don't ... - Human Rights Campaign (blog)

Recent News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 11:11

LGBT Military Families Still Face Challenges 3 Years After Repeal of “Don't ...
Human Rights Campaign (blog)
WASHINGTON – On the third anniversary of the successful repeal of “Don't Ask, Don't Tell” (DADT), the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest advocacy group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights, highlighted the numerous ...

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Wayne State College Hosts LGBT Summit - Siouxland Matters

Recent News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:23

Siouxland Matters

Wayne State College Hosts LGBT Summit
Siouxland Matters
Wayne, NE (ABC9 News) - Dozens showed up to the LGBT Summit held on the Wayne State College campus Friday. It focused on life as a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender person in a rural area. Members of the panel shared their own stories. Wayne ...

How to Collect the Information We Need From LGBT Patients - Huffington Post

Recent News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 16:57

How to Collect the Information We Need From LGBT Patients
Huffington Post
The maxim that you cannot manage what you cannot measure has become a cliché. But when it comes to managing―and ending―the disparities in health experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, the need for standardized ...

Fort Lauderdale named Destination of the Year by ManAboutWorld LGBT travel ... - MiamiHerald.com

Recent News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 14:42

Fort Lauderdale named Destination of the Year by ManAboutWorld LGBT travel ...
MiamiHerald.com
“Not content to rest on gay assets, the county's tourism promotion board sets industry standards. The county has worked tirelessly in the last year to bring new gay events and many meetings to Greater Ft. Lauderdale, and to support the advancement of ...

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Colleges See Gay Students as Growth Market - TIME

Recent News - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 17:11

TIME

Colleges See Gay Students as Growth Market
TIME
Four years later, Bergeleen credits Emory's welcoming environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students as a key factor not only in his discovering his own identity, but in helping him stay on track to graduate from the business school ...

Column: ABCs of Children's Mental Health: Bullying and LGBT Kids - Jackson County Times-Journal

Recent News - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 14:51

Column: ABCs of Children's Mental Health: Bullying and LGBT Kids
Jackson County Times-Journal
Of the 7,261 students who identified themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender or who were questioning their sexual identity (LGBTQ): 85 percent reported being verbally harassed in the last year; 47 percent had been shoved; 22 percent had ...

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Realogy Supports First LGBT-Centric Real Estate Conference - MarketWatch

Recent News - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 12:19

Realogy Supports First LGBT-Centric Real Estate Conference
MarketWatch
JUPITER, Fla., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP), which will host its inaugural National LGBT Real Estate Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on October 14-16, today ...
With help from Realogy, gay and lesbian real estate pros set to meet in FloridaInman.com

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How hospitals can improve care for LGBT consumers - Healthcare Dive

Recent News - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 09:18

How hospitals can improve care for LGBT consumers
Healthcare Dive
In recent years, the federal government has made strides toward making healthcare more inclusive for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. The Affordable Care Act required marketplace plans to recognize same-sex marriages for tax ...

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Scottsdale may consider LGBT-equality law - azcentral.com

Recent News - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 02:26

Scottsdale may consider LGBT-equality law
azcentral.com
The Scottsdale City Council recently signed the unity pledge supporting workers' rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Some say the pledge could be the next step in considering an anti-discrimination ordinance for the LGBT community.

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Financial Questions Remain For LGBT Couples More Than A Year After DOMA ... - Forbes

Recent News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 17:01

Financial Questions Remain For LGBT Couples More Than A Year After DOMA ...
Forbes
In a study released on the one year anniversary of the DOMA decision earlier this summer, however, Wells Fargo found many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender investors are struggling to make sense of the quickly changing legal landscape and their ...

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgendered and Cruising to the Bahamas? Think ... - Cruise Law News

Recent News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 13:55

Cruise Law News

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgendered and Cruising to the Bahamas? Think ...
Cruise Law News
This weekend, the “Bahamas Pride Freedom Weekend” was scheduled to take place at a resort on Grand Bahama. Beginning last Friday, the four-day festival was intended to celebrate and strengthen support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered ...
The Bahamas' First Gay Pride Cancelled After Death ThreatsGayapolis

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Merced's first LGBT community center opens to the public - Fresno Bee

Recent News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 20:55

Fresno Bee

Merced's first LGBT community center opens to the public
Fresno Bee
From left, Jordan Cowman, 25, Melissa Eisner, 27, and Marissa Chavez, 24, walk on the front lawn at the corner of G and 18th Streets, during the opening of Merced's first LGBT Community Center on Saturday (8-30-14). CHRISTOPHER WINTERFELDT ...
LGBT center now open in MercedKFSN-TV
"What Is This LGBT(QI) Thing?": If Your Child Is Gay - Part 310,000 Couples

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'Gayborhoods' fade with growing acceptance of LGBT - USA TODAY

Recent News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 16:37

USA TODAY

'Gayborhoods' fade with growing acceptance of LGBT
USA TODAY
CHICAGO — At one of the oldest gay taverns in the city's Boystown neighborhood, the regulars were sharing a laugh over what they had seen the night before at their watering hole: a gaggle of straight women. "It was like they were at a gay museum ...

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LGBT Americans Report Lower Well-Being - Gallup.com

Recent News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 02:13

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LGBT Americans Report Lower Well-Being
Gallup.com
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Americans who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) report lower well-being than non-LGBT Americans. LGBT Americans have an average Well-Being Index score of 58, lower than non-LGBT adults' score of 62.
LGBT Americans Are More Likely to Be UninsuredU.S. News & World Report (blog)
Gallup: LGBT people more likely to be uninsuredThe Hill
LGBT Women Have More Trouble Getting Healthcare, Personal DoctorsJezebel
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