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Cuts to Planned Parenthood a scary prospect for some LGBTQ patients

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4 mentions16 hours ago
When Grecia Magdaleno first came out as a lesbian, it wasn’t to a family member, close friend or confidant. Magdaleno was at an appointment at a Planned Parenthood clinic in ...

CEOs from AT&T, American Airlines, TI and BNSF join the chorus against a ‘bathroom bill’

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3 mentions6 days ago
Get Unlimited Digital Access Your first month is less than a dollar. $0.99 for first 4 weeks Subscribe Now CEOs from 14 leading employers in the Dallas area, including AT&T,

Greyson Chance, the YouTube Music Phenom Signed by Ellen at Age 12, Comes Out as Gay

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3 mentions5 days ago
Greyson Chance, whose career-launching performance of Lady Gaga’s “Paparazzi” at a sixth-grade talent show has has had more than 59 million views since it was uploaded in 2010, has come ...

How Some Schools Are Making Sure Sex Ed Is Relevant to LGBT Youth

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2 mentions6 days ago
The night the cable channel Freeform aired an LGBTQ sex-education-themed episode of its teen drama The Fosters earlier this spring, Madison Russell spent the evening in front of her television ...

Republican bill would re-write civil rights laws to stop protecting trans people

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2 mentions1 week ago
A Republican-backed bill would rewrite civil rights laws to specifically exclude transgender people. A bill filed in the US House of Representatives this week would make sweeping changes to the ...

Of Politics, Science, and Gender Identity: A Review of Paul McHugh

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2 mentions7 days ago
At 86, Paul R. McHugh could have opted for a quiet retirement. Instead, the Johns Hopkins psychiatrist has stepped further into the culture wars, arguing that common narratives about gender ...

LGBT Groups Tell State Leaders: Protect Your Trans Students

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4 mentions5 days ago
On Tuesday, dozens of national LGBT advocacy organizations and attorneys sent a letter to all 50 State Departments of Education asking them to follow federal laws they say protect transgender ...

Minority Mental Health is #NotACharacterFlaw

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2 mentions1 week ago
This op-ed, authored by Jean-Phillipe Regis, Manger of Children, Youth and Families at the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, originally appeared in Mental Health America. In minority and marginalized communities, mental ...

Opinion

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2 mentions4 hours ago
THERE WAS a sigh of relief when Texas lawmakers adjourned in May without adopting harmful legislation that would have restricted bathroom use for transgender residents. The relief, though, was short-lived.

Parents Of Gender Nonconforming Child Ruthlessly Attacked By James Woods Speak Out

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
In recent years, Oscar-nominated actor James Woods has traded in tackling prime roles in critically-acclaimed films to gleefully play the part of a smugly menacing public nuisance on social media.

NWLC and 57 Partners Demand Candice Jackson Reject Rape Myths & Meet with Survivors

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2 mentions5 days ago
July 20, 2017 U.S. Department of Education Acting Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Candice Jackson 400 Maryland Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20202 Dear Assistant Secretary Jackson, Last week, the New ...