Archive for June 2011
A federal agency on mental health has awarded three leading universities a grant that will allow them to study risk factors and assess protective measures for LGBT youth considering suicide.
The Obama administration says it supports gay-straight alliances on campuses, and says schools nationwide MUST allow for the student groups to form.
The president of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, Jarrett Barrios, resigned over the weekend. His departure comes as three of the most-prominent blogger-activists in the LGBT community were set to call on Barrios to step down, claiming that the gay media watchdog under his leadership has done the bidding of a corporate sponsor at the expense of the gay community.
A former OutQ co-host who went back into the professional closet to build a career in sportstalk came out last weekend in that less-welcoming world.
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Leading health officials under the Obama administration say they’ve made progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS. But they say they “recognize there’s still more that needs to be done.”