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Obama DOJ Fast-Tracks DOMA To Supreme Court — Will DOMA Soon Be DOA?

Obama DOJ Fast-Tracks DOMA To Supreme Court — Will DOMA Soon Be DOA? | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
President Obama’s Department of Justice quietly, on the eve of the Fourth of July holiday, asked the Supreme Court to rule on the constitutionality of DOMA.
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US: Anonymous website posts names and addresses of HERO opponents - PinkNews.co.uk

US: Anonymous website posts names and addresses of HERO opponents - PinkNews.co.uk | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
KHOU US: Anonymous website posts names and addresses of HERO opponents PinkNews.co.uk Houston GLBT Political Caucus treasurer and supporter of HERO Noel Freeman told BuzzFeed: “If somebody feels that they're being publicly shamed by these petitions...
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LGBT Americans Continue to Skew Democratic and Liberal - Gallup.com

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LGBT Americans Continue to Skew Democratic and Liberal
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PRINCETON, NJ -- Americans who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender remain significantly more likely than non-LGBT Americans to identify as Democrats.
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CDC - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health

CDC - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
People who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) are members of every community. They are diverse, come from all walks of life, and include people of all races and ethnicities, all ages, all socioeconomic ...
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Leading By Example: President Obama's Latest Action to Ensure LGBT ... - PoliticusUSA

Leading By Example: President Obama's Latest Action to Ensure LGBT ... - PoliticusUSA | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Leading By Example: President Obama's Latest Action to Ensure LGBT ...
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Biden: Gay Rights Take Precedence Over Culture - ABC News

Biden: Gay Rights Take Precedence Over Culture - ABC News | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Biden: Gay Rights Take Precedence Over Culture ABC News Seeking to mobilize a global front against anti-gay violence and discrimination, Vice President Joe Biden declared Tuesday that protecting gay rights is a defining mark of a civilized nation...
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Lesbian, gay and bisexual people 'more likely to take drugs' - Lancashire Telegraph

Lesbian, gay and bisexual people 'more likely to take drugs' - Lancashire Telegraph | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
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Lesbian, gay and bisexual people 'more likely to take drugs'
Lancashire Telegraph
A STUDY by Lancashire academics has found gay, lesbian and bi-sexual people are up to seven times more likely to take illegal drugs.
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LGBT religious inclusion sparks questions for seminarians - Windy City Times

LGBT religious inclusion sparks questions for seminarians - Windy City Times | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Windy City Times LGBT religious inclusion sparks questions for seminarians Windy City Times A room of more than 100 gathered for the annual Gilberto Castaneda Lecture, an event organizers say intends to inspire reflection about LGBTQ inclusion and...
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Molecule Found In Soy Sauce Could Help Treat HIV Patients

Molecule Found In Soy Sauce Could Help Treat HIV Patients | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
A molecule related to flavor enhancers found in soy sauce is being studied as a possible treatment for HIV patients (Molecule Found In Soy Sauce Could Help Treat HIV Patients http://t.co/Hxo8BMzvYA...
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''Back to the Grassroots'': Building a Movement for Sexual and Economic Rights - Truth-Out

''Back to the Grassroots'': Building a Movement for Sexual and Economic Rights - Truth-Out | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
''Back to the Grassroots'': Building a Movement for Sexual and Economic Rights Truth-Out Anne Lim is from Quezon City, Philippines, where she serves as Executive Director of GALANG, a lesbian-led organization that works with urban poor LBTs...
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Studies Show Bisexuality Is a Real Thing - PQ Monthly

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Studies Show Bisexuality Is a Real Thing
PQ Monthly
While that headline might not be the most shocking revelation, especially to bisexuals, turns out there have been relatively few studies of bisexuality.
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Black LGBT seniors struggle with double discrimination - San Diego Gay & Lesbian News

Black LGBT seniors struggle with double discrimination - San Diego Gay & Lesbian News | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Black LGBT seniors struggle with double discrimination
San Diego Gay & Lesbian News
SAN FRANCISCO--In San Francisco African American seniors who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) often face double jeopardy in terms of discrimination.
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Column: A “Q” is essential - The Maneater

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Column: A “Q” is essential
The Maneater
I remember having a conversation with my then-editor about which acronym we should use in my columns — LGBT or LGBTQ. At the time, I had no particular preference.
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Teen's Response To Being Told She Can't Bring Trans Boyfriend To Prom Is Perfect

Teen's Response To Being Told She Can't Bring Trans Boyfriend To Prom Is Perfect | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Anais Celini won't let her school's decision to not let her transgender boyfriend attend prom ruin their special night.
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Ugandan lesbian asylum seeker wins the right to remain in Britain - PinkNews.co.uk

Ugandan lesbian asylum seeker wins the right to remain in Britain - PinkNews.co.uk | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Gay Star News Ugandan lesbian asylum seeker wins the right to remain in Britain PinkNews.co.uk In a statement to PinkNews, OPDG Director Edwin Sesange said: “We are grateful that the independent immigration judge has given Harriet fair justice,...
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A New Volunteer Program for LGBT Travelers - New York Times (blog)

A New Volunteer Program for LGBT Travelers - New York Times (blog) | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
New York Times (blog) A New Volunteer Program for LGBT Travelers New York Times (blog) Global Volunteers, a non-profit organization providing aid to communities around the world with the assistance of short-term vacationers, has launched...
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In US gay marriage cases, children emerge in the limelight - Reuters

In US gay marriage cases, children emerge in the limelight - Reuters | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Reuters In US gay marriage cases, children emerge in the limelight Reuters As recently as 2006, when New York and Washington state high courts upheld bans on same-sex marriage, they sided with states that said having gay parents could hurt...
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Gay Men & the Presidents Who Loved Them - Daily Beast

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Gay Men & the Presidents Who Loved Them
Daily Beast
American presidents have long had gay friends and advisers, many of whom have occupied positions not so stereotypically swish as White House decorator.
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Why Being A Lesbian Helps Me To Understand Straight Parents In A Unique Way - Huffington Post

Why Being A Lesbian Helps Me To Understand Straight Parents In A Unique Way - Huffington Post | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Why Being A Lesbian Helps Me To Understand Straight Parents In A Unique Way
Huffington Post
When I first started coaching expecting couples and new parents, I worried that me being gay would be an obstacle for heterosexual clients.
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USDA and NCLR Launch LGBT Rural Pride Campaign - Rainbow Times

USDA and NCLR Launch LGBT Rural Pride Campaign - Rainbow Times | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
USDA and NCLR Launch LGBT Rural Pride Campaign
Rainbow Times
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, the U.S.
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RELEASE: New Report Recommends Federal Action to Address Pervasive ... - Center For American Progress

RELEASE: New Report Recommends Federal Action to Address Pervasive ...
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New GLBT History Museum exhibit commemorates the 30th anniversary of the first bisexual political rally

New GLBT History Museum exhibit commemorates the 30th anniversary of the first bisexual political rally | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO – A new multimedia exhibit opening May 29 at the GLBT History Museum tells the story of San Francisco Bay Area’s bisexual activism that since the 1970s has been grounded in the politics of visibility, accountability, and vitality.
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The rise of toxic terminology: Losing anti-LGBT movement turns to corrosive labeling

The rise of toxic terminology: Losing anti-LGBT movement turns to corrosive labeling | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Far too many of the top anti-LGBT voices seem to be okay with (or even eager to) persuade our fellow citizens that we, a long-denied and discriminated against population that truly wants nothing more than our rightful place at the table, are a...
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This Group Reports Being Victim to Rape More Frequently Than Straight Women - TakePart

This Group Reports Being Victim to Rape More Frequently Than Straight Women - TakePart | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
TakePart This Group Reports Being Victim to Rape More Frequently Than Straight Women TakePart Rape is already one of the most under-reported crimes, said Taylor, and the LGBT community is a drastically under-studied population, so accurate rape...
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Dispatches: Russian Police Crash LGBT Film Viewing | Human Rights Watch

Dispatches: Russian Police Crash LGBT Film Viewing | Human Rights Watch | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Few LGBT events in Russia these days happen without violent interruptions. Almost all public demonstrations in support of human rights of LGBT people last year were shut down by anti-gay protesters and police.
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For LGBT seniors, affordable housing is scarce and often unwelcoming

For LGBT seniors, affordable housing is scarce and often unwelcoming | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
The walls of Alice Herman's home are covered in photographs.
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