Gay/Lesbian Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. San Diego Women's Chorus to Celebrate 30th Anniversary with REFLECTIONSRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Join the San Diego Women's Chorus on May 6th & 7th, 2017 as it celebrates its 30th Anniversary with Reflections: Looking Back on Our First 30 Years, a retrospective concert highlighting favorite songs from its rich performance history. Tickets are available now through www.SDWC.org .

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  2. Morrissey: Random gunfire led to Ashland Walmart shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | NBC12

    A woman accused of first-degree murder in a shooting death at an Ashland Walmart parking lot over the weekend says the victim was killed by random gunfire. Attorney Joe Morrissey says Brittany Wiggins retained his law firm on Monday in the death of Ashley Fricke Saturday night.

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  3. Utah moves to toss school ban on 'advocacy of homosexuality'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com

    Utah lawmakers took the first step Tuesday to get rid of a state law that bans the "advocacy of homosexuality" in schools, a move driven by a court challenge from gay rights groups. The Senate Education Committee voted unanimously in favor of a Republican bill cutting the phrase from sex education law.

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  4. White House: States Should Get To Decide Whether To Discriminate Against LGBTQ StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Switched

    White House press secretary Sean Spicer gave a clear indication Tuesday that the new administration will not be a forceful defender of transgender rights, saying President Donald Trump believes that issue should be left up to the states. The Trump administration is reportedly preparing to rescind a policy issued by President Barack Obama 's administration mandating that any school that receives federal money must treat a student's gender identity as his or her sex.

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  5. British court rejects couple's bid for civil partnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    A British couple who want their relationship recognised in law without the "patriarchal baggage" of marriage on Tuesday lost the latest stage in their fight to be allowed a civil partnership. Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan say they and other couples face discrimination because only same-sex couples are eligible for civil partnerships.

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  6. Top British Army commander says sexuality is "almost" no...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    The highly-decorated commander in charge of all the British Army's combat troops has launched an unprecedented appeal for more lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender recruits to join up. War veteran Lieutenant General Patrick Sanders even said his Army would be better off as a diverse service that no longer made sexuality an issue and treated each other the same.

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  7. The Rise and Fall of Milo Yiannopoulos: OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Fox News

    FBN's Charlie Gasparino on Milo Yiannopoulos' resignation from Breitbart News Network amid his controversial comments regarding underage sex and what's next for his career. Liberals who have long considered Milo Yiannopoulos the embodiment of the true racist nature of modern conservatism are having a schadenfreude moment over his latest controversy that has now led to his ouster from Breitbart News, a publication that long supported and endorsed his provocative and sometimes tasteless brand of commentary.

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  8. Sexy Gay Video Games: 5 Games Designed to Get You Hot and BotheredRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Unicorn Booty

    There's been sex in video games almost as long as there's been video games. Even the Atari 2600 had some pornographic titles , like Beat 'Em and Eat 'Em.

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  9. In Nigeria, the Queer Community Is Fighting Exorcism and Conversion TherapyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Unicorn Booty

    This week, British media outlet The Guardian is highlighting the work of LGBT rights activists throughout the world with their "LGBT change series" through the Guardian Global Development Professionals Network. Today, an article written by Nigerian journalist Wana Udobang tells the story of Bree, whose name has been changed to protect her identity, who identifies as lesbian and Christian, and "has been grappling with reconciling her faith and sexuality for most of her life."

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  10. Brighton chief Paul Barber says football should do more to fight homophobiaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Andover Advertiser

    Brighton chief executive Paul Barber believes British football needs to use its power to change attitudes about homophobia in the same way it tackled racism. Barber's club are currently second in the Championship, seven points clear of Huddersfield, having narrowly missed out on promotion to the Premier League in three of the last four seasons.

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  11. Woman says she was victim of surprise punch, anti-gay slurRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    Bus stop at Central Ave. and Quail Street Tuesday Feb. 21, 2017 in Albany, NY. Bus stop at Central Ave. and Quail Street Tuesday Feb. 21, 2017 in Albany, NY.

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  12. OUTsider Review: Promised Land Rudy Ramirez and his quest for queer belongingRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

    Rudy Ramirez describes his work by saying, "If you like game shows, eating chips and salsa, or professional sports-style play-by-plays of gay sex, this is the show for you!" Part game show, part musical, and part religious experience, Rudy Ramirez's Promised Land left the Vortex audience satisfied during Saturday night of the 2017 OUTsider Festival ... (more)

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  13. a Queer dance freakouta protesting Texasa bathroom bill targets AbbottRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    A group of gay activists is throwing a dance party of sorts at the Texas governor's mansion Thursday to protest the proposed transgender bathroom bill and other legislation deemed unfriendly to the LGBT community. Called "Queer Dance Freakout," the event will be from 6 to 9 p.m. between 10th and 11th streets outside Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's mansion in Austin.

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  14. Same-sex marriage laws helped reduce suicide attempts by gay, lesbian ...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Guess what? It did get better for gay, lesbian and bisexual high schoolers when the states they were growing up in changed their laws to allow same-sex marriage, a new study finds. More specifically, in a 16-year period during which changes in state marriage laws were sweeping the nation, states that adopted laws allowing same-sex marriage saw an immediate decline in suicide attempts by gay, lesbian and bisexual high school students - a group in which attempted suicide is two to seven times more common than among their heterosexual peers.

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  15. Social Security judge in Texas sues to avoid being firedRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    Citing his First Amendment rights and religious protections under the Civil Rights Act, a Social Security Administration judge in Texas who refused to watch an LGBT diversity training video is suing his superiors to avoid being fired, saying he was subject to a "religiously hostile work environment." Judge Gary Suttles said in a complaint filed Thursday in federal court in Texas that the Social Security Administration, or SSA, should be barred from taking any disciplinary action against him at least until his religious discrimination claims are heard by a federal employment panel.

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  16. HR-NO?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Folio Weekly

    In an attempt to wrest control of Jacksonville's government from its duly elected representatives, the Washington, D.C., Lynchburg, Virginia and Orlando-based Liberty Counsel has released a three-page memorandum arguing that when Mayor Lenny Curry said he would let the human rights ordinance expansion become law without his signature, even though ... (more)

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  17. Study: Same-sex marriage linked to fewer youth suicide attemptsRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    People gather in Lafayette Park in 2015 to see the White House illuminated with rainbow colors in commemoration of the Supreme Court's ruling to legalize same-sex marriage in Washington WASHINGTON - Suicide, after fatal injuries and homicides, is the most frequent cause of death for U.S. citizens between the ages of 15 and 24. Certain young Americans, in particular, are at increased risk of dying by suicide. Gay, lesbian and bisexual youth attempt to take their lives at a rate four times higher than heterosexual teenagers, according to the Trevor Project, a nonprofit that offers a national hotline and other suicide prevention efforts for young LGBT people.

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  18. Same-sex marriage linked with 7% drop in US teen suicide attemptsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Newsday

    The study analysed 17 years of data up until the Supreme Court ruling which made gay marriage a right in every US state The rate of suicide attempts among US high school teens dropped in states which implemented same-sex marriage laws, a study has found. Same-sex marriage policies were associated with a 7% fall in reported suicide attempts, according to analysis of 17 years of data.

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  19. Suicide rates among LGBTQ teens are at an all-time low. Here's why.Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Queerty

    Scouring for good news these days can feel like a fruitless task, but there are still a few glimmers of hope out there for anyone willing to do a little digging. Case in point: New research out of John Hopkins University, Harvard and Boston Children's Hospital suggest the legalization of gay marriage may be at the root of a sudden drop in suicide attempts among LGBTQ teens, currently at an all-time low in the U.S. The study, carried out across 17 years over 47 U.S states, saw the biggest drop among gay, lesbian and bisexual young people, with 14 percent less suicide attempts.

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  20. Advice for a father of a 13yo gay girl?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Ask MetaFilter

    Simply put... My 13 year old daughter is gay. I really want to support her in anyway I can.

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