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Nation’s Schools Unsafe for Many LGBTQ Secondary Students, GLSEN Report Finds

National
The release of state-specific data allows advocates, educators, administrators, and policymakers, among others, to evaluate school climate in their individual state. ...
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New Study Shows the Impact of LGBTQ Rights Targeted by Trump Administration

Politics National
The 2018 National Movement Report provides a comprehensive and standardized look at the LGBT movement’s finances for Fiscal Year 2017 across 40 major LGBT advocacy organizations. ...
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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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Research: LGBTQ Human Rights Defenders Work with Fewer Resources and Face More Danger

International
OutRight’s research finds that legal registration for LGBTIQ organizations is severely restricted globally and the result is that LGBTIQ human rights defenders work with fewer resources and face more danger. ...
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New Report: Continued Attacks Against LGBT Families Harm Children

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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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One Key Factor Raises Gay and Lesbian Teens’ Suicide Risk, New Study

Health
Teens who are gay or lesbian but engage in heterosexual sex are at higher risk of a suicide attempt, new research suggests. The investigators found that 4 percent experienced "sexual orientation discordance" - sexual contact that's contrary to a person's sexual orientation. ...
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Study Shows Memory Gene Acts Like Virus: New Hope for Alzheimer’s, HIV?

Health
Two independent teams of NIH-funded researchers discovered that the Arc gene can package its genetic material in a virus-like shell for delivery to nearby cells. ...
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New Report Shows Highest Ever Rate of LGBTQ Hate Violence Homicides

National
The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) has released their annual national research report on hate violence targeting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) and HIV-affected communities. ...
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Public Places at Heart of Fight for LGBT Equality, New Study

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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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LGBT Groups See Financial Growth and Stability as Movement Priorities Radically Shift

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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