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The real, true story about how parents adopted out their child when he came out as gay

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
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Corey did not have an easy life. He was a popular jock guy in high school, but by the age of 15, he had been handed more than his share of abuse. His parents were conservative, religious, on welfare and dabbled in narcotics. His birth father beat Corey [...]

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Neon Trees’ lead vocalist Tyler Glenn comes out as gay

Monday, March 24, 2014
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Tyler Glenn, the lead vocalist of the alternative rock band Neon Trees, has come out as gay. [...]

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Coming out as an undocumented immigrant, and as a queer man

Sunday, March 23, 2014
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Carlos was brought to the United States by his family when he was 2 years old. After excelling in school, he had to explain to a teacher that he couldn't apply for a college scholarship because he is an undocumented immigrant, all while preparing to tell his mom that he's [...]

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High school science teacher changing gender to ‘authentic self’

Thursday, March 20, 2014
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After spring break, 24-year Yosemite, Calif. high school science and multimedia teacher Gary Sconce will return to teach as her true self. "It's like getting out of dark solitary confinement in prison where you never saw the light." [...]

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Rosa’s journey from ‘all gays should go to hell’ to loving her lesbian daughter

Sunday, March 16, 2014
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Imagine you have a husband, two infant girls, a house, and a marriage. Then your husband abandons you because he's gay. That's what happened to Rosa Manriquez. "I really hated him. And it followed that I hated anyone who was gay." [...]

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‘Game of Thrones’ actor Kristian Nairn comes out as gay

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
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Kristian Nairn, the Irish actor best known for his portrayal of “Hodor” on the HBO series “Game of Thrones,” said Tuesday that he is gay, telling an interviewer for WinterIsComing.net that he’s been waiting for someone to ask the question, because “it’s not something you just blurt out.” [...]

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Report: Schools are failing LGBT youth and funneling them into prison

Monday, March 10, 2014
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Hostile school climates pave the way for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, youth to spend less time in school and more time on the streets, thus increasing the likelihood of entering into the school-to-prison pipeline. [...]

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After struggling with homelessness, Angela makes a better life for herself

Sunday, March 9, 2014
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After being kicked out of her home at 17, Angela Louis struggled with homelessness, abusive relationships, sex work, and depression, all while transitioning, but nothing could stop her from finding her own path and earning her diploma. [...]

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Scientists: Gene therapy may one day help control HIV without use of drugs

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
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Scientists have modified genes in the blood cells of HIV patients to help them resist the AIDS virus, and say the treatment seems safe and promising. The results give hope that this approach might one day free at least some people from needing medicines to keep HIV under control, a [...]

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Studies show big promise for HIV prevention injections

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
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Research suggests that a shot every one to three months may someday give an alternative to the daily pills that some people take now to cut their risk of getting HIV. [...]

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