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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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Online Programmers Setting LGBT Pace - Multichannel News (blog)

Recent News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 15:08

Huffington Post

Online Programmers Setting LGBT Pace
Multichannel News (blog)
The GLAAD report, which looked at primetime programming from June 2013 to this May, said that primetime cable shows featured 64 regular lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender characters — up from 42 last season — compared to their broadcast brethren ...
GLAAD study finds an increase in gay depictions on TVCharleston Post Courier
Why I'll Be Purple on October 16thHuffington Post
GLAAD's What To Watch on MondaySan Diego Gay & Lesbian News
Slate Magazine (blog) -Autostraddle
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New National Study: Five Things You Should Know About Aging and LGBT People - Huffington Post

Recent News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:41

New National Study: Five Things You Should Know About Aging and LGBT People
Huffington Post
Much has been written about the growing number of older people in this country (as the Baby Boom generation rapidly ages), as well as the incremental shift in favorable policies and attitudes towards certain segments of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and ...

LGBT community welcomes all - The Ranger

Recent News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 09:21

The Ranger

LGBT community welcomes all
The Ranger
The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community has always sought to bring public attention to issues involving sexual orientation, sexual identity and gender identity, an Esperanza Peace and Justice Center staff member named Sacred said Sept. 29.

LGBT-friendly senior housing opening across US cities - USA TODAY

Recent News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:52

LGBT-friendly senior housing opening across US cities
USA TODAY
CHICAGO — In his younger days, Ed Lund struggled to live openly as a gay man. But as Lund, 69, enters his golden years, he has found a place where he is certain he will be comfortable. He's among the charter residents moving into the newly opened Town ...
USA Today: Developers Can't Ignore LGBT Senior Housing DemandSenior Housing News

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Labour LGBT envoy Michael Cashman: Morocco 'must face consequences' for ... - PinkNews.co.uk

Recent News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:22

Labour LGBT envoy Michael Cashman: Morocco 'must face consequences' for ...
PinkNews.co.uk
“As Labour's newly-appointed LGBT global envoy, this is part of the work that I will be undertaking with colleague within the UK and within the EU and the Commonwealth, to try to achieve a common set of principles that are based n fundamental human rights.

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CTA Workers Completing LGBT Discrimination Training as Part of Mandate - DNAinfo

Recent News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 05:18

DNAinfo

CTA Workers Completing LGBT Discrimination Training as Part of Mandate
DNAinfo
"The managerial trainings are scheduled to wrap up early next month," said Anthony Martinez, executive director of the Civil Rights Agenda, a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer advocacy group that works for equal rights in Illinois. More ...

At LGBT conference, a push for student leadership - Chalkbeat Tennessee

Recent News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 11:22

Chalkbeat Tennessee

At LGBT conference, a push for student leadership
Chalkbeat Tennessee
Students from Aurora's Rangeview High School ate lunch during a break at a weekend gathering of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and straight youth. The annual event hosted by LGBT advocacy organization One Colorado focused on student ...

How to Improve the School Climate for LGBT Students - Huffington Post

Recent News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 09:32

USA TODAY

How to Improve the School Climate for LGBT Students
Huffington Post
While the social climate of any school is complex enough, Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender, or LGBT, students have additional barriers to overcome. Dealing with discrimination toward LGBT students is a very real concern for teachers and though ...
Depression rates run high among LGBT communityU-T San Diego
GLAAD praises ABC Family, HBO, MTV for LGBT representationWKOW
GLAAD study: Gay depictions increase on TVWSMV Nashville
Windy City Times
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Anti-Gay Laws Lead to Financial Woes for LGBT People: Report - NBCNews.com

Recent News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 06:59

Washington Blade

Anti-Gay Laws Lead to Financial Woes for LGBT People: Report
NBCNews.com
Shortly after her wife died in March, Arlene Goldberg had to give up the beloved South Florida home that the couple shared. Because Goldberg's 2011 marriage to her partner of 47 years wasn't recognized as legal in Florida, she was denied her wife's ...
RELEASE: Anti-Gay Laws Drive Significantly Higher Rates of Poverty for LGBT ...Center For American Progress
Report: LGBT Americans more likely to live in povertyWashington Blade
A first: Philippines stand against LGBT hate at UNYahoo Philippines News (blog)
The Daily Pennsylvanian -Vox
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Report: Bisexual people suffer violence, discrimination - Windy City Times

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

Advocate.com

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
Advocate.com -Autostraddle
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