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HRC Launches ‘Health and Aging Program’ to Help Seniors

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The nation’s largest LGBT rights group is expanding its reach into the areas of health and senior care.

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Written by Xorje Olivares

September 14, 2012 at 10:45 AM

Lamba Legal Launches Survey on LGBT/HIV Experience with Cops

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The LGBT advocacy group Lambda Legal launched a nationwide survey on Monday that aims to examine the experiences that LGBT people and HIV positive people have had with law enforcement.

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Written by OutQ News staff

August 3, 2012 at 3:45 PM

Study: LGBT Collegiates at Higher Risk for Alcoholism

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A new study shows that LGBT college students who either personally experience anti-gay discrimination or witness such harassment on their campuses are at an increased risk for alcoholism.

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SLDN to Obama: Ban LGBT Military Bias With Executive Order

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A gay servicemembers advocacy group is urging President Obama to issue an executive order barring discrimination and harassment based on sexual orientation and gender identity in the military.

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Youth Start Online Forum for LGBT in the Middle East

Gay rights advocates in the Middle East have created a new website that allows for open discussion on homosexuality–an ‘offense’ that’s punishable with life imprisonment or even death throughout most of the region.

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Written by Xorje Olivares

April 27, 2011 at 6:45 PM

Maryland’s Transgender Protections Bill Dies

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The Maryland State Senate voted Monday to send a transgender protections bill back to committee, essentially killing it this year.

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GLSEN Launches Sports Inclusion Project

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Gay rights advocates have launched a new education campaign designed to fight homophobia in school sports.

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Written by OutQ News staff

March 28, 2011 at 6:45 PM