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    Gay, Lesbian Students More Vulnerable To Violence

    The first national survey that addressed the question of sexuality amongst teenagers in high school showed that gay, lesbian and bisexual students are more vulnerable to physical assault and rape than their straight counterparts. Even though a number of smaller surveys by non-profits have indicated the same in the past, the study conducted by the […]

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    Omar Mateen’s father attends Hillary Clinton rally

    The father of Islamist gay-nightclub shooter Omar Mateen is supporting Hillary Clinton for president and attended a rally for the candidate Monday, standing near the stage as she addressed the crowd. Seddique Mateen, a native of Afghanistan, appeared in several TV shots behind Mrs. Clinton as she spoke in Kissimmee, Florida. “Hillary Clinton is good […]

  • Landmark LGBT Celebration to Be Thrown at 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia by National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

    WASHINGTON, July 25, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, in partnership with the DNC LGBT Caucus, is excited to announce a landmark celebration in honor of the historic Democratic nominee for President of the United States and the Memorandum of Understanding signed […]

  • Namibia Abstains From UN Gay Rights Vote

    NAMIBIA abstained from a United Nations Human Rights Council vote to appoint an expert on sexual and gender rights in Geneva, Switzerland last month. The vote on 30 June was for a three-year appointment of an independent expert for protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and to adopt a […]

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    Judge Blocks Mississippi Anti-LGBT Law

    A federal judge in Mississippi issued an injunction late Thursday blocking a law that supported denial of wedding services to homosexual couples on religious grounds. The move came less than an hour before the law was to go into effect Friday. In a 60-page ruling, U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves wrote that it is “the […]

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    Only 1.4 million Americans are transgender: UCLA study

    As LGBT Pride month draws to a close, a study by UCLA’s Williams Institute reports that less than 1 percent of Americans are transgender. The new survey, however, doubles a previous estimate from 700,000 to 1.4 million Americans and “is based on 19 state-level surveys conducted in 2014 and data from the U.S. Census Bureau, […]

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    Univision Interviews Man Claiming to Be Orlando Shooter’s Gay Lover

    (Image: Screenshot/YouTube) Univision interviewed a man on Tuesday who claimed to be the gay lover of Orlando terrorist Omar Mateen. The man, known only as “Miguel,” alleged that Mateen, who shot and killed 49 people in a gay nightclub in Orlando on June 12, was motivated by “revenge,” not terrorism. “I’ve cried like you have […]

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    ACLU Attorney Blames Christians For Orlando Terror Attack

    Several American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) attorneys took to Twitter to blame the “Christian Right” for Sunday’s deadly terrorist attack at a nightclub in Orlando, Fla., which left 50 dead and 53 injured. Chase Strangio, a staff attorney with the ACLU’s LGBT and AIDS Project, claimed the social and political environment cultivated by Christian conservatives […]

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    Love Is GREAT Britain: A Welcoming Country For All

    The UK is the first foreign government to participate in Pride in 10 cities across the USProud to be recognized as one of the most progressive countries in the world for LGBT rights NEW YORK, June 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As part of the Love is GREAT campaign, the UK government will participate in local […]