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Transgender student in North Carolina nominated for homecoming king

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Q NotesEast Mecklenburg senior Blake Brockington holds the fundraising box that will determine if he becomes homecoming king on Friday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A 17-year-old transgender senior at a North Carolina high school has been nominated by his peers to run for homecoming king. The winner — whoever raises the most money for an international charity — will be crowned this Friday at East Meck’s homecoming basketball game. [...]

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Study: Steroid use much higher among gay and bisexual teen boys

Monday, February 3, 2014
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CHICAGO -- Gay and bisexual teen boys use illicit steroids at a rate almost six times higher than do straight kids, a "dramatic disparity" that points up a need to reach out to this group, researchers say. [...]

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The Adventures of Ivan and Thor: A Coming Out story

Friday, January 31, 2014
Ivan-and-Thor
I never imagined the day I'd come out. For a long time, I lived in the same fear that many others currently live in. With the help of my best-four-legged-friend, Thor, I decided to make this video and share my coming out story... [...]

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Barneys highlights lives of transgender models in spring ad campaign

Thursday, January 30, 2014
Courtesy: Barney's New York
NEW YORK -- Barneys New York, an American retail chain of luxury department stores, has partnered with the National Center for Transgender Equality and the New York LGBT Community Center to feature the lives and stories of 17 transgender models and their family members as part of its Spring advertising [...]

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Flying solo: 92-year-old transgender widow fights for survivor benefits

Thursday, January 30, 2014
Robina Asti
NEW YORK -- Robina Asti, a 92-year-old transgender woman denied survivor benefits by the Social Security Administration after her husband’s death is asking the agency to reverse the decision. [...]

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Wedding fever at the Grammys: Couples say ‘I do’ to song ‘Same Love’

Sunday, January 26, 2014
Matt Sayles,  Invision (AP)
LOS ANGELES -- Couples exchanged rings in the aisle at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night as Macklemore & Ryan Lewis performed their gay rights anthem "Same Love." [...]

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Professor: Hormones, stress, smoking increases likelihood of children born gay

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
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AMSTERDAM -- A professor of neurobiology at Amsterdam University claims that factors ranging from taking synthetic hormones to suffering stress during pregnancy can increase the likelihood that a child will be born gay. [...]

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Kenyan author comes out as gay in response to anti-laws in Africa

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
BBCBinyavanga Wainaina
NAIROBI, Kenya -- Binyavanga Wainaina, the African author, journalist and winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing, has announced he is gay to protest laws criminalizing homosexuality on the continent. [...]

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Club manager seeks freedom from hostile attitude towards LGBT Russians

Monday, January 20, 2014
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The day that Arkady Gyngazov's plane landed at Kennedy International Airport in New York, thugs and hooligans hired by the owner of the building in Moscow where the gay nightclub he helped managed is located, ripped an entire portion of the roof off the building, heating and air conditioning units, [...]

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Houston mayor Annise Parker weds longtime partner in Palm Springs

Thursday, January 16, 2014
Kathy Hubbard (left) and Annise Parker
HOUSTON -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker has announced that she and longtime partner Kathy Hubbard have married in California. [...]

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