Archives for June 2011

Monthly Archives: June 2011

University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health Study Finds LGBT Youth More Likely to Experience Abuse

University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health Study Finds LGBT Youth More Likely to Experience Abuse

Young people who identify themselves as gay, lesbian or bisexual, experience same-sex attractions or engage in same-sex sexual behaviors are more likely to experience sexual abuse, parental physical abuse and bullying from peers than other youth, according to a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health study. ...
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Lambda Legal Sues State of Oregon to Defend Health Care Rights of Transgender Man

Lambda Legal Sues State of Oregon to Defend Health Care Rights of Transgender Man

Gender Identity Disorder is a serious medical condition recognized by the American Medical Association, the American Psychological Association, the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the National Association of Social Workers. ...
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The Voice’s Beverly McClellan ‘My Girlfriend is My Heart’

The Voice’s Beverly McClellan ‘My Girlfriend is My Heart’

Openly-gay singer Beverly McClellan graces the June 2011 cover of She Magazine and boasts about her time on The Voice and the love she shares with the supportive girlfriend rooting in her corner. ...
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Calls First UN Gay Rights Resolution Historic

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Calls First UN Gay Rights Resolution Historic

The United Nations endorsed the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people for the first time Friday, passing a historic civil rights resolution. ...
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Exclusive Interview: The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s Darlene Nipper

Exclusive Interview: The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s Darlene Nipper

With an impressive resume that makes her well qualified for her position at the oldest LGBT advocacy agency in our nation, I thought I would ask Darlene about her thoughts on life and the obstacles, challenges and personal triumphs she faces on a daily basis while walking stoically along the road to equality. ...
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Tracy Morgan Meets with Homeless Gay Teens and Plans Return Trip to Right His Wrongs in Tennessee

Tracy Morgan Meets with Homeless Gay Teens and Plans Return Trip to Right His Wrongs in Tennessee

Last week, GLAAD, HRC, Truth Wins Out and bloggers called on Morgan to apologize and speak out against anti-LGBT violence after he went on an anti-gay rant during a June 3 comedy performance in Nashville, Tenn. ...
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Marriage for Same-Sex Couples in New York Would Affect 42,000 Couples Raising 14,000 Children

Marriage for Same-Sex Couples in New York Would Affect 42,000 Couples Raising 14,000 Children

As the New York legislature approaches a vote on the legalization of marriage for same-sex couples, The Williams Institute, a leading think tank in the field of law and public policy relating to sexual orientation and gender identity, released the following statistics to illustrate the potential impact of the bill’s passage. ...
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Cynthia Nixon and Sean Avery Lobby New York Lawmakers for Gay Marriage

Cynthia Nixon and Sean Avery Lobby New York Lawmakers for Gay Marriage

Sex and the City star and new mom redux Cynthia Nixon joined New York Rangers player Sean Avery at the New York Statehouse on Tuesday to lobby lawmakers to vote in the favor of gay marriage. ...
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Lady Gaga’s ‘The Edge of Glory’ Video Premiere

Lady Gaga’s ‘The Edge of Glory’ Video Premiere

To date, Born This Way has sold more than 4 million copies worldwide. ...
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AIDS @ 30: Mark Ishaug Pushes AIDS Agenda in Chicago and Far Beyond

AIDS @ 30: Mark Ishaug Pushes AIDS Agenda in Chicago and Far Beyond

Recently I had the opportunity to chat with Mark Ishaug for the Windy City Times AIDS @ 30 nine month series. Check out the excerpt of our interview here. ...
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