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Intimate partner violence homicide in Rhode Island - Windy City Times

Recent News - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 19:27

Intimate partner violence homicide in Rhode Island
Windy City Times
In NCAVP's report Intimate Partner Violence in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and HIV Affected Communities in 2013, released on October 15, 2014, there were 21 IPV homicides in 2013, the highest recorded level, equal to the 21 homicides in ...

LGBT Citizens Allowed to Apply for 3rd Gender Passports in Nepal - The Christian Times

Recent News - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 17:52

The Christian Times

LGBT Citizens Allowed to Apply for 3rd Gender Passports in Nepal
The Christian Times
In 2006, Nepal overcame a decade of conflict against Maoist rebels that marked the start of the nation's acknowledgement of the LGBT citizens' rights. Gay prides and beauty contests may have been held in Kathmandu but the conduct of same-sex marriages ...
LIVE UPDATES: Twelve dead in Paris in attack on satirical magazine Charlie ...Reuters UK
Nepal's 'third gender' passportRepublica

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Uganda Introduces First LGBT Magazine - Voice of America

Recent News - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 17:19

Voice of America

Uganda Introduces First LGBT Magazine
Voice of America
KAMPALA—. For Uganda's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender community, daily life can be a struggle. Yet rather than shy away from the difficulties, some Ugandans are putting it all out there with Bombastic, the country's first LGBT magazine ...

Farmington Valley Senior Centers Reach Out To LGBT Community - Hartford Courant

Recent News - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 14:28

Farmington Valley Senior Centers Reach Out To LGBT Community
Hartford Courant
The hope is that the events will foster a dialogue with people in the LGBT community, a group that officials say face special challenges as they get older. "We need to show that we are affirming and open-minded and want to keep the LGBT community in ...

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Report: Not all Mid-Missouri hospitals are LGBT inclusive - KOMU-TV

Recent News - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 05:42

Report: Not all Mid-Missouri hospitals are LGBT inclusive
KOMU-TV
COLUMBIA - Members of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community are twice as likely to not receive needed medical care or surgery, according to the Missouri Foundation for Health and PROMO. A report indicates some are afraid to seek ...

A Sawant challenger? LGBT activist Rod Hearne to run for council - seattlepi.com (blog)

Recent News - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 23:33

A Sawant challenger? LGBT activist Rod Hearne to run for council
seattlepi.com (blog)
He serves on the board of Progressive Majority Washington and a group called Out in Front Seattle, which fosters new leaders in the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community. He praises Mayor Ed Murray and the Seattle City Council, including ...

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Minimizing Health Disparities Among LGBT Patients - JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association

Recent News - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 10:14

Minimizing Health Disparities Among LGBT Patients
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association
As chair of the AAMC's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Patient Care Advisory Committee, Eckstrand, who has a PhD in neuroscience and will graduate with her MD this spring, served as the lead editor of the guidelines. The report, which ...

Less Invisible: LGBT Images in Latino Media in 2014 - Huffington Post

Recent News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 16:58

Less Invisible: LGBT Images in Latino Media in 2014
Huffington Post
At GLAAD we're often asked how LGBT equality is doing in Latino USA and in Spanish-speaking countries. The answer isn't simple, not a thumbs up or thumbs down. It's instead complex, just like the world in which we live. We've seen many setbacks and ...

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City leaders praise bump in Dallas LGBT-rights ranking - Dallas Morning News (blog)

Recent News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 15:27

Dallas Morning News (blog)

City leaders praise bump in Dallas LGBT-rights ranking
Dallas Morning News (blog)
City efforts to make Dallas a more LGBT-friendly town paid off in 2014 with a 10-point bump in municipal equality rankings, making Dallas second only to Austin among Texas cities. The Human Rights Campaign, a national nonprofit working for LGBT ...
Council bolsters rules against discriminationGreensboro News & Record

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New California Law Aims To Help Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender-Owned ... - CBS Local

Recent News - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 20:43

CBS Local

New California Law Aims To Help Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender-Owned ...
CBS Local
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – A first-of-its-kind law in California is aimed at helping certified businesses owned by those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. The law requires big public utilities in the state to report how much work they ...
New California law gives LGBT-owned businesses a boostGay Star News
LGBT-Owned Businesses Get Diversity BoostABC News

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Beyond gay marriage, LGBT activists face challenges on anti-bias laws ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Recent News - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 09:50

Beyond gay marriage, LGBT activists face challenges on anti-bias laws ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
In Congress, for example, liberal Democrats plan to introduce civil rights bills in the House and Senate that would outlaw a broad range of discrimination against lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people. However, Republicans will control both ...

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Leelah Alcorn's Transgender Suicide: Teen Deaths On The Rise As Schools ... - International Business Times

Recent News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 14:35

International Business Times

Leelah Alcorn's Transgender Suicide: Teen Deaths On The Rise As Schools ...
International Business Times
Actor Zac Efron and actress Michelle Pfeiffer speak at The Trevor Project's "Trevor Live" fundraising dinner in 2011. The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people.
Suicide note by Cincinnati-area transgender teen inspires call to helpColumbus Dispatch
Candlelight vigil planned in Toledo for transgender youthToledo Free Press
Tragic Death Of Transgender Ohio Teen Inspires Call To Help OthersHuffington Post
fox13now.com
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The Top 2014 LGBT Stories From Latin America - Huffington Post

Recent News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 12:20

Advocate.com

The Top 2014 LGBT Stories From Latin America
Huffington Post
Nevertheless, the region continues to be at the forefront of some of the most progressive lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) events in the world, often with the support from the United States. From a famous diver coming out to lesbians in ...
Queen Honors 5 For Their Work In LGBT Rights & VisibilityAdvocate.com
Looking Out: Maryland's LGBT groups outline new priorities for 2015Baltimore Sun
4 LGBT Rights to Hope for in 2015TakePart
Business Management Daily -Human Rights Campaign (blog) -CSRwire.com (press release)
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LETTERS Grants slippery slopes; Honoring Goerge? - Windy City Times

Recent News - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 19:54

LETTERS Grants slippery slopes; Honoring Goerge?
Windy City Times
We in Gay Liberation Network join The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Queer ( LGBTQ ) Immigrant Rights Coalition of Chicago in its sharp criticism of the Rahm Emanuel administration and Chicago City Council for its decision to honor Cardinal ...

14 Of The Worst Anti-LGBT Villains Of 2014 - Huffington Post

Recent News - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 08:12

Huffington Post

14 Of The Worst Anti-LGBT Villains Of 2014
Huffington Post
As we continue to make progress to better the lives of the LGBT community, it's important to remain aware of those who are still trying to deny full rights and citizenry to queer individuals. Let's take a look back at 14 of the worst anti-LGBT villains ...

15 Of The Biggest LGBT Sports Moments Of 2014 - Huffington Post

Recent News - Sun, 12/28/2014 - 09:23

Huffington Post

15 Of The Biggest LGBT Sports Moments Of 2014
Huffington Post
2014 was a watershed year for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender athletes. From Michael Sam's NFL draft and kiss with his boyfriend on national television to the international controversy surrounding the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, visibility ...

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Anti-Gay Law In Indonesia's Aceh Province Forces LGBT People Into Hiding - Huffington Post

Recent News - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 23:16

Anti-Gay Law In Indonesia's Aceh Province Forces LGBT People Into Hiding
Huffington Post
BANDA ACEH, Indonesia/JAKARTA, Dec 28 (Reuters) - Overwhelmed by fear, members of the main gay rights group in the Indonesian town of Banda Aceh started burning piles of documents outside their headquarters in late October, worried that the sharia ...

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How To Put an End to LGBT Discrimination Behind Bars - Newsweek

Recent News - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 10:16

Newsweek

How To Put an End to LGBT Discrimination Behind Bars
Newsweek
It is estimated that 300,000 LGBT youth are arrested and/or detained each year, more than 60 percent of whom are black or Latino. While LGBT youth represent just 5 percent to 7 percent of the nation's overall youth population, they comprise 13 percent ...
LGBT resources in Allegheny Countyatlantadailyworld

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LGBT Community Members Shutdown Hwy 101 In San Francisco Protesting ... - CBS Local

Recent News - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 13:15

CBS Local

LGBT Community Members Shutdown Hwy 101 In San Francisco Protesting ...
CBS Local
SF Queers 4 Black Lives, a group of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and their supporters, were among the protesters. Protester Ammi Keller said the demonstration was an effort to “keep the pressure on during the holidays” following weeks ...
LGBT protesters march against police violence; block streets, freewaysabc7news.com

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Rights Bill Sought for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Americans - New York Times

Recent News - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 13:21

New York Times

Rights Bill Sought for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Americans
New York Times
WASHINGTON — As barriers to same-sex marriage fall across the country, gay rights advocates are planning their next battle on Capitol Hill: a push for sweeping legislation to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination ...

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