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Michele Bachmann: ‘The gay community have so bullied the American people’

Monday, March 10, 2014
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.)
Still reeling from the demise of Arizona’s “right-to-discriminate” bill, Michele Bachmann said last week that she is tired of gay people “bullying” her and the American people. [...]

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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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Minn. gay rights advocates lobby for state law protecting kids from bullying

Sunday, March 2, 2014
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ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Long before gay rights activists in Minnesota launched a successful campaign to legalize same-sex marriage, they were aiming for another high-profile goal: a state law protecting children from school bullies. [...]

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Mass. state House passes updates to anti-bullying law

Thursday, February 27, 2014
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BOSTON -- The Massachusetts House has approved a bill designed to build on the state's 2010 anti-bullying law in part by strengthening protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students and students with disabilities. [...]

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Bullied 11-year-old ‘brony’ clings to life following suicide attempt

Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Michael Morones
RALEIGH, N.C. -- An 11-year-old boy clings to life and may have suffered brain damage following a suicide attempt last month. Family members say Michael Morones was repeatedly bullied at school and called gay because he was a fan of the children's television cartoon "My Little Pony." [...]

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Report: Progress toward LGBT equality surprisingly ‘mixed’

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
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An independent think tank that studies the progress of the movement on equal rights for LGBT people released its latest report Tuesday, and the assessment is surprisingly “mixed.” [...]

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Oregon school district settles lawsuit over anti-gay bullying

Tuesday, January 14, 2014
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EUGENE, Ore. -- The Eugene, Ore. School District has paid $5,000 to settle an Oregon lawsuit that accused it of failing to stop students at a middle school from bullying and harassing a boy they perceived as gay. [...]

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Minn. lawmakers plan renewed push at tougher anti-bullying bill

Monday, January 13, 2014
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ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota lawmakers are planning to try again this year to strengthen a state law aimed at preventing bullying in schools. [...]

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A gay dad’s open letter to the man who refused to eat while gay couples married

Monday, January 6, 2014
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These past few years may end up being known as the years of “Conservatives Behaving Badly.” At the end of last year, the Republicans in Congress conducted a massive foot stomping, pout-out and shut down the government because they did not get their way on the previous healthcare bill. In [...]

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Lawsuit: LGBT students routinely bullied in Miss. school district

Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Destin Holmes
JACKSON, Miss. -- A lawsuit filed Tuesday says LGBT students are routinely bullied in a south Mississippi school district, including a lesbian who was forced to sit alone in the middle of a classroom when others were split into groups of boys and girls. [...]

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