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HRC: More Top US Companies Back Gays, Offer Protections

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The Human Rights Campaign released its 11th annual Corporate Equality Index on Wednesday.

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November 15, 2012 at 4:17 PM

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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Written by OutQ News staff

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

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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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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HRC Launches ‘Health and Aging Program’ to Help Seniors

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The nation’s largest LGBT rights group is expanding its reach into the areas of health and senior care.

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Written by Xorje Olivares

September 14, 2012 at 10:45 AM

High Price of HIV Drug Prompts S.F. Ballot Measure

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The largest global AIDS organization wants San Francisco city officials to pressure an HIV drug maker to significantly lower the price of its prescription drugs.

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AIDS Healthcare Foundation Expands Into AIDS Research

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The largest global AIDS organization is expanding its clinical services to incorporate basic scientific research.

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Written by Xorje Olivares

August 30, 2012 at 5:00 PM

FAA medical updates ease trans pilots’ flight path

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Life just got easier for transgender airplane and helicopter pilots. The Federal Aviation Administration has now simplified the medical certification procedure for pilots who transition sexes.

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Written by Tim Curran

August 14, 2012 at 4:00 PM

Lamba Legal Launches Survey on LGBT/HIV Experience with Cops

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The LGBT advocacy group Lambda Legal launched a nationwide survey on Monday that aims to examine the experiences that LGBT people and HIV positive people have had with law enforcement.

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Written by OutQ News staff

August 3, 2012 at 3:45 PM

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