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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

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

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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Police Urged to Investigate OH, PA Trans Murders

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The murder of a transgender woman in the northeast section of Philadelphia, last week, is the latest transgender homicide to be reported in the country this year. With a few months left in 2012, reports indicate the country’s total number of transgender deaths could reach an all time high.

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ADF Launches Bullying ‘Yardstick’ to Curb LGBT-Inclusive Policies

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A conservative legal group is teaming up with an anti-gay Christian organization in an attempt to restrict both proposed and existing anti-bullying policies that specifically cover gay students in public schools nationwide.

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Freedom to Marry aims campaign at young conservatives

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An LGBT advocacy group fighting for marriage equality nationwide is enlisting the help of a key political demographic to help further its cause: young conservatives.

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Written by Xorje Olivares

July 13, 2012 at 4:05 PM

Latino Groups to Launch Pro-Gay Family Education Project

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Nearly two dozen Latino organizations are coming together to start a new campaign designed to encourage Hispanic families to embrace their LGBT loved ones.

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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

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