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The new Chechnya? 100 gay and trans people 'arrested and tortured in Azerbaijan'

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At least 100 gay and transgender people have been arrested, tortured and beaten in Azerbaijan, according to local reports. Police conducted a number of raids in the capital of Baku ...

The Health And Human Services Department Made Employees Watch A 30-Minute Video About Leaks

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This week, all employees at the Health and Human Services Department were required to complete a training session about the dangers of leaking information. That request, outlined in an email ...

LGBT Career Fair

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Since 1983 The Center has been supporting, fostering and celebrating the LGBT community of New York City. Find more information on us and our work in About The Center. Your ...

2017

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< 2016 | No further years listed yet > Bi Visibility Day, also known as International Celebrate Bisexuality Day, has been marked each year since 1999 to highlight biphobia and ...

This 6-Year-Old Spent A Year Of Her Life Fighting To Use Her School's Bathroom

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“You’re going to have to hold it,” the teacher said. But 6-year-old Emma Smith couldn’t. It was the second time that Emma was forced to urinate on herself while attending ...

Sign the Petition

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Petitioning Warner BrothersWarner Brothers Gianna Collier-Pitts, GLAADGianna Collier-Pitts, GLAADSupportersEarlier this summer, Warner Brothers released their latest DC Comics franchise film Wonder Woman, and women young and old finally saw an ...

Trump judicial nominee said transgender children are part of 'Satan's plan', defended 'conversion therapy'

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Jeff Mateer has described transgender children as evidence of "Satan's plan." If confirmed by the US Senate, he will serve on the US District Court for the Eastern District of ...

Bi Visibility Day

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All sorts of events and visibility work happens around the world for September 23rd. Here’s one of the more [more…] Please help us give Bi Visibility Day a kick-start on ...

Click here to support Hurricane Relief

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Amigos, Puerto Rico está afrontado uno de los peores momentos en la historia y nos necesita a todos. El huracán Maria ha provocado devastadores daños dejando a miles de personas ...

Florida governor under fire over nursing home voicemails left during hurricane

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White House silent after revelation nominee called trans kids 'Satan's plan'

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The White House is remaining silent in the aftermath of an explosive media report that President Trump’s pick for a federal judgeship in Texas endorsed widely discredited “ex-gay” conversion therapy ...

#BiWeek 2017: Celebrate Bisexuality+

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From September 17-24, join GLAAD in recognizing the bisexual+ community for Bisexual Awareness Week, including Celebrate Bisexuality+ Day on September 23. Co-founded by GLAAD, Bisexual+ Awareness Week seeks to accelerate ...

Resource Guide to Coming Out as Bisexual

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Coming out is different for every person. For bisexual people, coming out can present some unique challenges. As bisexual people, we face skepticism and stereotypes about our sexuality, we are ...

Arizona Supreme Court Rules in Favor of LGBTQ Parents

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In a major decision this week, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled in favor of equality for LGBTQ parents. In the case, which involved a divorced lesbian couple, the justices affirmed ...

Another potential Mueller honey pot: Spicer's notebooks

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Today's teens aren't as likely to get summer jobs as they used to be. But data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that they're four times as likely to ...

National Center for Transgender Equality

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It’s back from the dead—and we’ve got to stop it one more time! We wish we were joking but this is serious. The latest health care repeal, called Graham-Cassidy, is ...

Medicaid directors issue warning on new ObamaCare repeal bill

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Russians tried to hack election systems of 21 states in 2016, Wisconsin officials say

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MADISON, Wis. – Russians attempted to hack elections systems in Wisconsin and 20 other states in the run-up to last year's presidential election, Wisconsin officials said Friday.The U.S. Department of ...

What You Need to Know About the GOP's Latest Health Care Proposal

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Despite several failed attempts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Republicans in Congress are once again trying to dismantle the health care system championed by former President ...

10 bi+ YouTubers to binge watch during #BiWeek

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GLAADFrom viral coming out videos to relationship advice, YouTube has been an online space for LGBTQ expression, identity, and community since its launch in 2005. This #BiWeek, GLAAD is highlighting ...

Price traveled by private plane at least 24 times

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Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price has taken at least 24 flights on private charter planes at taxpayers’ expense since early May, according to people with knowledge of his ...

Who's Afraid Of A Gay Grandma?

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When it comes to attacks from the extremes of the conservative movement, I thought I’d seen it all: I’m a gay, liberal California state senator representing San Francisco, who pushes ...

Nicaragua to sign Paris deal, leaving US, Syria as only countries opposed

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Supreme Court to begin 'potentially momentous' term for LGBT rights

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A plethora of cases related to LGBT rights are awaiting the Supreme Court after its summer recess at the end of this month, which could lead to the most monumental ...

Livid Kimmel Turns Up The Heat On Sen. Cassidy For A 2nd Night

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For the second night in a row Wednesday, late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel raged against a Senate bill meant to repeal Obamacare. It followed an impassioned critique of Sen.

"I’ve covered the GOP repeal plans since day one. Graham-Cassidy is the most radical."

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I have spent the bulk of 2017 writing about the different Republican plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Graham-Cassidy, in my view, is the most radical of them all.

Mueller Seeks White House Documents Related to Trump’s Actions as President

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Mr. Mueller has also requested documents about the circumstances of the firing of Michael T. Flynn, who was Mr. Trump’s first national security adviser. Additionally, the special counsel has asked ...

Trump Just Flat-Out Wrong and Straight-Up Lying Now

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Chip in $4 go President Donald Trump is just flat-out lying now about the Republicans' latest attempt to "repeal and replace" ObamaCare. The problem is so is everyone else, and ...

If You're HIV-Positive You Must Take Your Statins

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A new report published in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes shows a majority of HIV-positive people at high risk for heart disease are not on statins, a lipid-lowering ...

Pentagon Delay On Transgender Ban Really Only Makes Things Worse, Troops Say

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WASHINGTON – New guidance released Monday that allows transgender service members to re-enlist until February 2018 is the latest Pentagon move that, from the outside, looks somewhat reassuring. But transgender ...

Lauren Jauregui was warned not to come out by her family

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Lauren Jauregui was told by friends and family not to come out. The Fifth Harmony member and fellow bisexual singer Halsey released a love song called Strangers earlier this year ...

John McCain behind fresh effort to block Trump transgender ban

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Republican Senator and war hero John McCain has backed behind a new effort to block Donald Trump’s transgender ban. Donald Trump’s Defense Secretary James ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis is pushing ahead ...

Price’s private-jet travel breaks precedent

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In a sharp departure from his predecessors, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price last week took private jets on five separate flights for official business, at a cost of ...

10 Ways the U.N. has Protected LGBTQ Human Rights

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The United Nations General Assembly convenes this week for its annual meeting. U.S. President Donald Trump is scheduled to deliver his first speech to the General Assembly tomorrow morning. While ...

8 current TV shows with bi+ characters we love this #BiWeek

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YouTubeFrom Callie Torres of Grey's Anatomy to Brittany Pierce of Glee, representation of the bisexual+ community on television has helped to increase visibility and acceptance of bisexual, pansexual, fluid, and ...

New aerial photos show Puerto Rico devastation; at least 6 dead in Hurricane Maria aftermath

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SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO — Early aerial images of the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria here show waterlogged neighborhoods, roofs peeled off homes and shopping centers, and once-lush landscape denuded ...

7 Things This Bisexual Latinx Teen Needs from her Allies

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I’ll be straight up: Being a queer Latinx person is stressful. The amount of hostility in the media and the hateful rhetoric that has been directed toward brown people by ...

Kimmel, not Cassidy, is right on health care, analysts say

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In the war of words between Jimmy Kimmel and Sen. Bill Cassidy, the late-night host has the better grasp of health policy, health care analysts say. Kimmel — who had ...

"I was the first bisexual person granted asylum in the U.S.," a first-person account for #BiWeek

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GLAADFor over ten years, I’ve been a community organizer in India, New York, and now Boston. Within a month of first starting out, I started being harassed, stalked and threatened ...

My Turn: My transgender daughter was forced to leave her school

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My daughter is lucky. At 5, she’s a new kindergartner and has headed back to school like millions of kids around the state. In the first three weeks of school,

Special Counsel’s Office Interviewed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein

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Sept. 19, 2017 8:44 p.m. ET Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office has interviewed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein about President Donald Trump’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey, according ...

Senators really could vote to repeal Obamacare in the next 11 days

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Republicans are on the hunt for just a few more votes to pass an Obamacare repeal bill as soon as next week that would cost millions of Americans their health ...

Young Leaders 2017: The Next Generation Of Trans Activists

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While young people across the country return to class this week, many LGBT students will find themselves in environments of exclusion and harassment, not learning. This is especially true for ...

Celebrities who came out as bi+ since last year's #BiWeek

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More and more celebrities have been openly celebrating being bisexual+ (including pansexual, fluid, and queer) in the past year year. Take a look at the stars who came out as ...

With a Picked Lock and a Threatened Indictment, Mueller’s Inquiry Sets a Tone

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A spokesman for Mr. Mueller declined to comment. Lawyers and a spokesman for Mr. Manafort also declined to comment. Few people can upend Washington like a federal prosecutor rooting around ...

Bisexual people don’t have to prove anything to you

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Every September, when Bisexual Awareness Week begins, publications that claim to be devoted to covering LGBTQ issues as a whole suddenly remember the B. Many of these publications cover stories ...

US government wiretapped Trump campaign chair

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Washington (CNN)US investigators wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort under secret court orders before and after the election, sources tell CNN, an extraordinary step involving a high-ranking campaign official ...

Analysis: We must better address the needs of LGBT people with disabilities

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LGBT people with physical disabilities face unique challenges as compared to their able-bodied peers. Throughout their lives, these individuals are subjected to increased rates of childhood bullying, a lack of ...

Together

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TOGETHER #WE The ampersand represents the power of our voices together. We must stand in unity and resist the forces that seek to divide us. All of us. Because no ...

Bi+ (plus) issues matter in the time of Trump: A #BiWeek reflection

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GLAADI am overwhelmed. Simply trying to keep up with the news is exhausting, let alone making space to process what is going on. There are many things I still haven’t ...
 

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