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Tyler Clementi Foundation Launches Anti-Bullying Toolkit for Christian Communities

Tyler Clementi
Faith and Religion National
The toolkit creates a simple, effective and empowering framework for stopping, and ultimately ending, bullying, beginning on the first day of any Sunday school or youth group. ...
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Report Identifies Best Practices in the Management of LGBTQI Youth in Juvenile Justice Settings

Health National
Over 10 percent of lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth in juvenile justice settings report sexual victimization by another youth, compared with just 1.5 percent of heterosexual youth reporting the same action. ...
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Biden Foundation and YMCA Team Up to Foster LGBTQ Inclusion and Equity Nationwide

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National
The Biden Foundation and YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) Monday announced a joint three-year effort to foster LGBTQ inclusion and equity at YMCA locations nationwide. ...
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Mary Lambert to Headline Pizza Klatch 2018 Gayla ‘A Slice of the Good Life’

Entertainment Local
Pizza Klatch presents it’s annual fundraising Gayla, A Slice of the Good Life, at the Washington Center for Performing Arts in Olympia, WA. This year’s musical guest is two-time Grammy Winner, singer/songwriter, poet and activist, Mary Lambert. ...
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Bea Arthur Residence for LGBT Youth Dedicated in Manhattan

Entertainment National
This Bea Arthur Residence will house 18 homeless LGBTQ young people, and it was inspired by a sizeable donation from the late actress Bea Arthur. ...
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Two in Five LGBT Workers Feel Bullied at Work, According to CareerBuilder Survey

National
Two in five LGBT workers (40 percent) report feeling bullied at work, 11 percentage points higher than the national average of all workers combined. Fifty-six percent of bullied LGBT workers report being bullied repeatedly. ...
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Texas House Passes Damaging Child Welfare Bill, Senate Urged to Intervene

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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King County Receives $5.4 Million Grant to Combat Youth Homelessness

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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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Sara Ramirez, Theresa Caputo, Judy Gold to Headline Cyndi Lauper’s ‘Home for the Holidays’

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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Illinois Pastors Sue to Perform Conversion Therapy, Harm LGBT Youth

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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