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LGBT Older Adults Face Unique Challenges to Successful Aging, New Report Finds

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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New Report Details Extensive Harms of Denying Transgender Students Access to School Facilities

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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Report Finds U.S. Criminal Justice System Endangers LGBTQ Youth

National
The Unjust report highlights several factors in the overrepresentation of LGBT young people in the juvenile justice system. ...
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New Report: LGBT Community Centers Serve Over 40,000 People Each Week

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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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Report: Transgender People Face Harassment, Discrimination Without Proper Gender Documentation

National
Transgender people are denied access to identity documents that reflect the gender they live every day, exposing them to a range of discrimination and harms. ...
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LGBT Organizations See Decrease in Financial Support, Study Shows

National
LGBT social justice organizations’ revenues experienced a decline in revenue for the first time since the Great Recession of 2007-2008. ...
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New Infographic Details the Challenges of Being Bisexual in America

National
Bisexual people face high levels of stigma, legal inequality, and a lack of bisexual-specific data that all contribute to poor outcomes in the U.S. ...
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New Infographic Details the Reality of Being Transgender in America

Health
The Movement Advancement Project’s (MAP) new infographic, “Snapshot: Transgender in America,” gives a quick look at state-level laws and policies that impact the lives of transgender people. ...
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Social Media Campaign #OurTurnNow Launches for Marriage

Amina Nurabby posted, "Just went out to breakfast at the sassy onion. I love hanging out with my moms and brothers. #OurTurnNow"
Top News National
The social media campaign evolved from a Valentine’s Day idea thought up by 12-year-old Abigail Hasting-Tharp and a group of her friends in Oregon. ...
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U.S. Conversion Therapy Bans Highlighted in New Report

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The Movement Advancement Project’s Equality Maps offer the latest information as conversion therapy ban legislation advances in states across the country. ...
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