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NOM To Blackmail Equality-Supporting Companies By Stoking Middle East Anti-Gay Persecution

NOM To Blackmail Equality-Supporting Companies By Stoking Middle East Anti-Gay Persecution | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) plans to expand its campaign to stoke homophobia abroad to undermine pro-equality American companies, according to audio of a conference call obtained by The American Independent.
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Original X-Men Member Comes Out As Gay In New Marvel Comic

Original X-Men Member Comes Out As Gay In New Marvel Comic | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Warning: Spoilers ahead for All-New X-Men #40, on sale tomorrow.In this week’s All-New X-Men [...]
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LGBT Women Face Many Barriers To Economic Security, Report Finds | Progress Illinois

LGBT Women Face Many Barriers To Economic Security, Report Finds | Progress Illinois | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Lesbian, bisexual and transgender or LGBT adult women in America face unique obstacles to achieve basic economic security and are among the most likely to live in poverty, according to a recent report by the Center for American Progress and...

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Gay Former Ballplayer's New Job Is To Make Major League Baseball LGBT-Friendly

Gay Former Ballplayer's New Job Is To Make Major League Baseball LGBT-Friendly | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Billy Bean remembers his own pain as a closeted ballplayer, and how it led to his early departure from the game he loved. Twenty years later, he’s back as Major League Baseball’s ambassador for inc...
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Must-See YouTube Channels For Gay & Lesbian Parents

Must-See YouTube Channels For Gay & Lesbian Parents | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
By Alexandra Temblador Every minute, 300 hours of video are uploaded to this site by more than 1 billion users--YouTube. YouTube was a new innovation when it hit the web in 2005, and it has grown exponentially every year.
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How state legislators plan to limit LGBT rights next, in one map

At least 26 states have introduced legislation to pull back recent LGBT victories.
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New Underground Railroad for LGBT Ugandans - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

New Underground Railroad for LGBT Ugandans - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
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Study Details Lives of LGBT Youths Engaged in 'Survival Sex' - ABC News

Study Details Lives of LGBT Youths Engaged in 'Survival Sex' - ABC News | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
A unique federally funded study offers a detailed look at the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth in New York City who cope with homelessness and poverty by engaging in what the researchers call "survival sex." In extensive...
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The US Now Has Its First Bisexual Governor. Does It Matter? - GovExec.com

The US Now Has Its First Bisexual Governor. Does It Matter? - GovExec.com | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
The moment isn\'t the rare victory for the LBGT movement it once would have been.
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Coaching controversy costs UMD its LGBT-friendly designation - Duluth News Tribune

Coaching controversy costs UMD its LGBT-friendly designation - Duluth News Tribune | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
The dismissal of University of Minnesota Duluth women's hockey coach Shannon Miller has prompted a national group to suspend the school from consideration for its annual LGBT-friendly designation.
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Pope Francis gives LGBT Catholics VIP seats - ChristianToday

Pope Francis gives LGBT Catholics VIP seats - ChristianToday | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
An American advocacy group for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered Catholics were given front row seats at Pope Francis' address on Ash Wednesday.
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DC conducting 'first-ever' health survey to include trans data - Washington Blade

DC conducting 'first-ever' health survey to include trans data - Washington Blade | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Mayor's office, private org to collaborate
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Does having a gay CEO matter? Ask Apple investors - CNBC

Does having a gay CEO matter? Ask Apple investors - CNBC | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
For anyone who thought having a gay CEO was a risk, just ask Apple investors — the company's market cap just topped a record-busting $700 billion.
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LGBT teens who come out at school have better self-esteem, study finds - Medical Xpress

LGBT teens who come out at school have better self-esteem, study finds - Medical Xpress | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender adolescents who come out at school have higher self-esteem and lower levels of depression as young adults, compared to LGBT youth who don't disclose their sexual orientation or gender identity at school,...
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Gender, the gay marriage fight's missing piece: Column

Gender, the gay marriage fight's missing piece:  Column | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Bans on same-sex unions are illegal because they discriminate against men & women, not gays.

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Business leads the way in the fight for LGBT rights - CBS News

Business leads the way in the fight for LGBT rights - CBS News | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
CEOs are becoming a powerful force in the controversy over religious freedom laws
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LGBT battle far from over as 'religious freedom' bills multiply across the US

LGBT battle far from over as 'religious freedom' bills multiply across the US | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Even as marriage equality emerges a winner in the US, other hard-won LGBT rights are being attacked under the guise of religious liberty
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Why Utahs Mormon/LGBT Compromise Is Just Awful - Daily Beast

Why Utahs Mormon/LGBT Compromise Is Just Awful - Daily Beast | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
How a landmark deal that would supposedly protect the rights of both LGBT people and religious conservatives erodes freedom for everyone.
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US Reform Jewish rabbis install 1st openly lesbian leader

US Reform Jewish rabbis install 1st openly lesbian leader | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (AP) — As a rabbinic student in 1980s New York, Denise Eger lived away from other seminarians. She quietly started a group for fellow gay and lesbian students, but held the meetings in another borough.
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Ex-Marine lawmaker joins LGBT caucus - The Hill

Ex-Marine lawmaker joins LGBT caucus - The Hill | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.) will be a vice-chair of the LGBT Equality Caucus.
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Pritzker's foundation funds trans oral history project - Windy City Times

Pritzker's foundation funds trans oral history project - Windy City Times | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL—Chicago-based Tawani Foundation has generously awarded a major multi-year grant to the Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies at the University of Minnesota Libraries for the...
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Ukip's LGBT chair quits due to party's lack of 'gay-friendly tone' - The Guardian

Ukip's LGBT chair quits due to party's lack of 'gay-friendly tone' - The Guardian | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Tom Booker resigns as chair of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender group and leaves Ukip, saying he ‘simply couldn’t defend the party any more’
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New AGS Recommendations for Care of Older LGBT Adults - Rainbow Times

New AGS Recommendations for Care of Older LGBT Adults - Rainbow Times | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Also From The Web Related posts: Healthy Living for Older LGBT Adults with HIV LGBT Aging Listening Sessions Give Voice to Concerns for Older Adults National LGBT Health Education Center’s Webinar for Transgender Medical Care Providers HRC Calls for...
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Many LGBT medical students choose to stay 'in the closet,' study finds - Stanford Medical Center Report

Many LGBT medical students choose to stay 'in the closet,' study finds - Stanford Medical Center Report | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
A survey has found that 30 percent of sexual minority medical students hide or don’t reveal their sexual and gender identity, often because they fear discrimination
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Houston student: privileged white males too prominent in LGBTQ movement - Campus Reform

Houston student: privileged white males too prominent in LGBTQ movement - Campus Reform | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
“L,” “B,” “T,” and “Q” have apparently been left out of the LGBTQ community as privileged, white gay males take center stage in the media.
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Kansas governor erases protections for LGBT state employees with executive order - CNN.com

Kansas governor erases protections for LGBT state employees with executive order - CNN.com | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
With a swipe of his pen, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback wiped out protections offered to state employees facing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
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