Gay Youth

Gay Youth

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Faith and Religion National
The Texas House of Representatives Wednesday passed HB 3859, a discriminatory bill that would allow child placement agencies in the state foster care system to prioritize their religious beliefs above the needs of children in its care. ...
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Local
A $5.4 million grant will be awarded to the King County Department of Community and Human Services to tackle youth homelessness in King County and Seattle. ...
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Entertainment
In America, up to 40 percent of the 1.6 million youth that are homeless each year identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. ...
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Faith and Religion
The lawsuit filed aims to exclude clergy from the ban on conversion therapy. Of course, the majority, if not all, conversion therapy comes from religious communities. ...
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National
LGBT protections were quietly removed after pressure from far-right religious groups and a review from Gov. Rick Scott’s office. ...
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Rev. James David Manning
Faith and Religion
Less than two weeks after an anti-gay church announced its forclosure, $200,000 was raised toward buying the building to provide housing for LGBT homeless youth in Harlem. ...
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Local
Mayor Ed Murray issued an emergency order to expedite the siting of two safe lots in Ballard and Delridge for homeless individuals and families living in recreational vehicles and cars. ...
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National
A new school aimed at LGBT youth and teachers who feel bullied or not accepted is opening up in Atlanta, Georgia. ...
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Launch Pad Nashville
National
Launch Pad works with local churches and over 100 volunteers to provide dinner, bedding, breakfast, and showers for guests. ...
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Cyndi Lauper's Home for the Holidays concert for True Colors Fund
Entertainment
The event will raise awareness about LGBT youth homelessness with 100 percent of the net proceeds from the concert will support the True Colors Fund’s programs. ...
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