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Archive for June 2012

Fred Karger Ends Historic Presidential Campaign

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Openly gay Republican presidential candidate Fred Karger is calling it quits.

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Written by Xorje Olivares

June 29, 2012 at 4:48 PM

New Bill Extends Benefits to All Military Spouses

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A Democratic congressman has introduced legislation to extend same-sex benefits to the spouses of LGBT veterans and servicemembers.

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Spirit Day creator finalist in Seventeen Mag contest

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Seventeen Magazine has selected the teenage straight ally who founded the Spirit Day event supporting gay and trans students as one of five finalists among the thousands who entered its annual Pretty Amazing contest.

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Written by Tim Curran

June 26, 2012 at 4:56 PM

GLAAD Teams With Athlete Ally for Pro Team Training

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Gay media watchdog GLAAD is teaming up with a straight ally, athlete Hudson Taylor, to offer LGBT ally training to ALL 141 major league teams in U.S. sports.

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Written by Xorje Olivares

June 20, 2012 at 8:45 AM

New HRC Study Compares Straight, LGBT Teens

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The nation’s largest LGBT rights group has released what it calls a “groundbreaking study” that highlights the differences between LGBT youth and their straight peers.

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Written by Xorje Olivares

June 8, 2012 at 8:45 AM

2 NJ School Districts Sued for Failing to Stop Bullying

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Two New Jersey school districts are facing separate federal lawsuits accusing administrators of failing to stop the bullying of two young students.

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