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Mon, May 6, 2013
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Wade Davis previews LGBTQA sports camp in Chicago

On Sunday, May 5, the Center for Gender, Sexuality and HIV Prevention at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago held its first, and hopefully annual, Safe Space Day at the Center on Halsted. read...

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Tue, Oct 2, 2012
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NBA, WNBA, Major League Soccer, NYSE,Facebook join to go purple for Spirit Day, 10/19

The National Basketball Association (NBA), the National Women's Basketball Association (WNBA), Major League Soccer (MLS), the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), Times Square and Facebook will join hundreds of celebrities,... read...

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Mon, Oct 1, 2012
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Quigley applauds DHS for recognizing LGBT families in federal immigration policies

Quigley applauds DHS for recognizing LGBT families in federal immigration policies read...

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Sat, Jun 9, 2012
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Lesbian couple in rural area named 'cutest' by classmates

Calaveras (Calif.) High School seniors Becca Fernandez and Destinee Gates have been voted "Cutest Couple" by their supportive classmates. read...

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Tue, May 8, 2012
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Gay Indiana teenager kicked out of school for scaring bullies with stun gun

Gay Indiana student Darnell Young, 17, is facing expulsion because he brought a stun gun to school to defend himself against bullies. read...

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Mon, May 7, 2012
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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton condemns bullying in new video

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has recorded a video condemning bullying. read...

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Sun, Apr 8, 2012
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Cardinal: Gay leader's letter about teens is 'unfair, unjust, inflammatory'

New York City Catholic Charities junior board member Joseph Amodeo has quit after Cardinal Dolan sent a caustic letter in regards to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender teenagers. read...

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Wed, Apr 4, 2012
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California student hauled off stage for mentioning gay marriage

An assistant principal in Fullerton, Calif., is in trouble after he hauled a student off a stage for mentioning gay marriage. read...

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Thu, Mar 29, 2012
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Singer Fiona Apple's letter to a Gay-Straight Alliance goes viral

Singer Fiona Apple is back in the headlines for an upcoming album -- and for a letter she wrote to a gay teenager 12 years ago. read...

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Fri, Feb 17, 2012
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Conservative group fights license plates meant to benefit LGBT youth

The conservative Christian group "Advance America" is trying to get the State of Indiana to dump a license plate that benefits a gay youth organization. read...

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Wed, Jan 18, 2012
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Anti-lesbian, anti-trans groups pushing boycott of Girl Scout Cookies

A Girl Scout from California is pushing for everyone to boycott Girl Scout cookies, because the girls' group allows transgender kids to join. read...

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Fri, Jan 13, 2012
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Emmy-winning Imagination Movers launch Massive 2012 concert tour

Music-label publisher Razor + Tie [sic] announces the upcoming release of a new CD/DVD from the Emmy-winning family favorite, The Imagination Movers. read...

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Mon, Nov 14, 2011
#FOR KIDS
State senator wanted religious bigots exempted from bullying law

Republican Michigan State Sen. Rick Jones has abandoned attempts to insert a "religious and moral" clause in a law that would have allowed some bullies to get away with it. read...

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Tue, Nov 8, 2011
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Zoo keepers split up gay penguins

Gay penguins Pedro, 10, and Buddy, 20, are being split up so they can bond with females and help save the species. read...

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Sun, Oct 30, 2011
#FOR KIDS
San Diego lesbians named homecoming king and queen

San Diego high school students Rebeca Arellano and Haileigh Adams have been named homecoming king and queen at Patrick Henry High School. read...

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Wed, Oct 26, 2011
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Anti-gay Republican congressmen record 'It Gets Better' video

New Jersey's congressional delegation has recorded an "It Gets Better" video with an ironic twist -- three of the Republican congressmen involved have voted against legislation that would guarantee gays and lesbians equal rights. read...

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Wed, Oct 26, 2011
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Illinois Republican Senators back adoption discrimination bill

Joined by one lone Democrat senator, William Haine of Alton, all Illinois Republican State senators have signed on as co-sponsors to a bill which would allow for religious exemptions to... read...

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Wed, Oct 26, 2011
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CDC recommends vaccine for boys that has gay/cancer connection

The federal government is recommending that boys get vaccinated against HPV-- but may find the virus' connection to gay men and anal cancer a tough selling point. read...

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Fri, Oct 21, 2011
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Huge spike seen in gay and lesbian adoptions

The annual number of gay dads and lesbian moms adopting children has tripled in the past decade, new census numbers show. read...

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Wed, Oct 19, 2011
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Social Media websites throw support behind LGBT Spirit Day

Thursday is Spirit Day, when millions of people around the world will show their opposition to anti-LGBT bullying -- and Facebook, Twitter and Google+ are encouraging people to make their profiles purple. read...

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Tue, Oct 18, 2011
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School district denies gay cheerleader was kicked off squad because of kiss

The Alice Independent School District in Texas denies that a gay cheerleader was kicked off the squad because he was caught kissing another boy. read...

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Mon, Oct 17, 2011
#FOR KIDS
ABC News anchor Dan Kloeffler comes out on air after reading Zachary Quinto story

ABC "World News Now" fill-in anchor Dan Kloeffler was so moved by the story of "Star Trek" actor Zachary Quinto coming out, that talked about his own sexuality for the first time on TV. read...

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Mon, Oct 17, 2011
#FOR KIDS
'Shine' -- a novel about an anti-gay hate crime -- dumped by Book Award

"Shine," a book about a gay teenager who is the victim of a hate crime, was named a National Book Award finalist, taken off the list, put back on the list and then taken off again over the past week. read...

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Sun, Oct 16, 2011
#FOR KIDS
Actor Zachary Quinto: 'I am a gay man'

Actor Zachary Quinto -- who played "Spock" in the recent Star Trek movie and plays Slyar in "Heroes" -- said that the suicide death of Jamey Rodemeyer has motivated him to come out of the closet. read...

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Fri, Oct 14, 2011
#FOR KIDS
Proposed legislation would allow Catholic Charities to discriminate against LGBT

Illinois State Sen. Kyle McCarter (R-Decatur) on Wednesday introduced legislation which would make clear that Illinois State should not discriminate against religious organizations that handle state contracts for foster care. read...

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