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Archive for October 2012

Study: High-Risk Kids Do Well w/Gay or Straight Parents

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A new study finds that high-risk children adopted from foster care do equally well when raised by gay, lesbian, or heterosexual parents. The study was conducted by UCLA psychologists in the first multi-year study of children adopted by these three groups.

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October 26, 2012 at 8:45 AM

Gallup: 3.4% of US Adults Identify as LGBT

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A new survey examining the distribution of the American LGBT population finds that 3.4% of U.S. adults self-identify as LGBT.

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Written by Xorje Olivares

October 19, 2012 at 8:45 AM

Millions to don purple on Spirit Day

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Millions of LGBT advocates are expected to wear the color purple on Friday to commemorate Spirit Day, which is designed to honor anti-gay bullying victims nationwide.

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Written by Xorje Olivares

October 18, 2012 at 4:58 PM

Black Pridefest Group Hugely Expanding its Mission

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A group that specifically works with dozens of Black Pride events both at home and abroad is expanding its mission to include other areas of interest to the African-American LGBT community.

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Straight TN Christian Writes Book About Living Year as Gay

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A straight Tennessee man is ‘coming out’ with a new memoir about his year-long social experiment on living life as a gay American.

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Written by Xorje Olivares

October 11, 2012 at 4:38 PM

Report: Record 19 Gay Partner Homicides in 2011

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LGBT anti-violence advocates say intimate-partner homicides in the gay community are way up this year compared to last–and that federal domestic violence laws need to change so they include gay and transgender victims. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by OutQ News staff

October 11, 2012 at 8:45 AM

ACLU Declares Web-Filtering Campaign a Success

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A leading civil rights organization says it’s ending its successful campaign designed to address the censorship of LGBT web content in public schools nationwide.

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Written by Xorje Olivares

October 5, 2012 at 5:45 PM

DoE Issues LGBT-Inclusive Classroom Bullying Toolkit

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The U.S. Department of Education is providing teachers nationwide with guidance to help combat bullying against ALL students, including LGBT youth.

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