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Health National
A new report shows how stigma, discrimination, and systematic attempts to undermine marriage equality harm the estimated 300,000 children raised by same-sex couples and LGBT parents. ...
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National
A new report examines how many state legislatures are attempting to limit LGBT equality efforts through “preemption,” or state laws that block or prevent local governments from passing their own laws on a range of issues. ...
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National
Discrimination against LGBT people continues to be a pervasive issue. A 2016 Center for American Progress survey found that one in four LGBT respondents experienced discrimination because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. ...
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Politics
The Movement Advancement Project (MAP) has launched a new report, LGBT Policy Spotlight: Public Accommodations Nondiscrimination Laws, that provides a comprehensive overview of the patchwork of federal, state and local protections against discrimination in public spaces. ...
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National
New data analysis released by the Movement Advancement Project (MAP) shows increased investments in LGBT organizations, perhaps as donors seek opportunities to respond to the new political climate. ...
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Health Faith and Religion
Tipping the Scales: The Coordinated Attack on LGBT People, Women, Parents, Children, and Health Care details the widespread push to pass a variety of religious exemptions laws that would give businesses, government agencies, and individuals a right to discriminate on religious or moral grounds. ...
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Health
The report outlines how challenges, including a lifetime of discrimination in employment, accessing comprehensive health care, and housing-as well as lack of legal and social relationship recognition-can lead to poverty, social isolation, and poorer mental and physical health. ...
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National
A new report shows how profoundly harmful and unnecessary policies that exclude transgender students from school facilities that match their gender can be on these children. ...
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National
The Unjust report highlights several factors in the overrepresentation of LGBT young people in the juvenile justice system. ...
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National
In many regions, local LGBT centers are the only organizations serving the LGBT community, offering a variety of much-needed resources. ...
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