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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 […]