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Report: Bisexual youth face skepticism, harassment, struggle for acceptance

| Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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WASHINGTON - A new report released Tuesday finds that 40 percent of more than 10,000 LGBT youth surveyed by the organization identify as bisexual -- and many of them say they face more challenges coming out and gaining acceptance than their lesbian and gay peers.

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Large-scale government health survey reports on gay, bisexual Americans

| Tuesday, July 15, 2014
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Less than 3 percent of U.S. adults identify themselves as gay, lesbian or bisexual, according to the first large-scale government survey measuring Americans’ sexual orientation. The National Health Interview Survey, released Tuesday by U.S. Centers for Disease Control, found that 1.6 percent of adults self-identify as gay or lesbian, and 0.7 percent consider themselves...

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Ireen Wüst takes gold at 3rd straight Winter Olympics

| Sunday, February 9, 2014
Pavel Golovkin, APIreen Wust of the Netherlands flashes three fingers indicating her third Olympic gold medal, during the flower ceremony after winning gold in the women's 3,000-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
Ireen Wust, one of only seven openly LGBT Olympic athletes competing in Sochi, claimed a speedskating gold medal at her third straight Winter Olympics, knocking off defending champion Martina Sablikova in the 3,000 meters Sunday.

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British Olympic diver Tom Daley comes out as bisexual

| Monday, December 2, 2013
APTom Daly
Olympic diver Tom Daley has come out as bisexual, revealing that he is in a relationship with another man.

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LGBT History Month profile: Activist, ‘Mother of Pride’ Brenda Howard

Equality Forum | Saturday, October 19, 2013
Brenda Howard
Brenda Howard was an LGBT activist. She organized the first Pride parade and is known as the “Mother of Pride.” Born in the Bronx, Howard was raised on Long Island. In the 1960s, she became involved in the anti-war and feminist movements.

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‘Invisible majority’ celebrates bisexual pride day worldwide

| Monday, September 23, 2013
Bisexual Pride
Bisexual members of the LGBT community on Monday are celebrating the 15th Annual International Celebrate Bisexuality Day -- also referred to as "Bi Pride Day" or "Bi Visibility Day" -- to encourage bisexuals and their allies to be visible and proud of their bi identity.

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GLAAD ‘no longer an acronym,’ alters name as part of broadened mission

| Sunday, March 24, 2013
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GLAAD has announced that its name will no longer be an acronym for the "Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation," and that it is altering its name and broadening its mission to focus more on advocating for equality for transgender people.

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Where’s the ‘B’ in national LGBTQ organizations?

| Friday, March 1, 2013
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Given the overwhelming evidence in the past few years showing that bisexual persons exist in greater numbers than the combined gay male, lesbian and transgender populations, we must ask whether some of the national queer organizations that send out donation requests demanding that we “demand equality for everyone” are themselves paying attention to the particular needs of bisexual folks, not merely as lip service, not just as an afterthought, but in any sort of tangible way. Noting that none of the following 10 national organizations includes the word “bisexual” or even the letter “B” in its name, I called and emailed media representatives of these groups about their bisexual policies and leadership for this report...

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Famed music executive Clive Davis comes out as bisexual in new memoir

| Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Clive-Davis
In his new memoir, "The Soundtrack of My Life," famed record producer and music industry executive Clive Davis comes out as bisexual.

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LGBT candidate Sinema declared winner in Arizona U.S. House race

| Monday, November 12, 2012
Kyrsten Sinema
PHOENIX -- Democrat Kyrsten Sinema on Monday was declared the winner in the election to represent Arizona's Ninth District in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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