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NBA donating proceeds of Jason Collins jersey sales to LGBT groups

| Friday, February 28, 2014
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NEW YORK -- The NBA plans to donate proceeds from sales of Jason Collins jerseys to the Matthew Shepard Foundation and the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network.

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Harvey: LGBT-inclusive education ‘pure evil, should be declared child abuse’

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Wednesday, September 11, 2013
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Linda Harvey of Mission America is deeply troubled that Dr. Eliza Byard of the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network addressed the ceremony marking the 50th Anniversary on the March on Washington.

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ACLU calls on Tenn. school to reinstate LGBT ‘safe space’ classroom posters

| Friday, August 23, 2013
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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee is asking the Rutherford County school board in Murfreesboro, Tenn., to reconsider a decision to take down posters identifying classrooms as safe spaces for LGBT students.

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Study: LGBT youth face higher rates of online bullying

| Thursday, July 11, 2013
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NEW YORK – LGBT youth experience nearly three times as much bullying and harassment online as non-LGBT youth, but also find greater peer support, access to health information and opportunities to be civically engaged, according to a new report released today by GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network.

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Annual ‘Day of Silence’ calls attention to ‘silencing effect’ of anti-LGBT bullying

| Friday, April 19, 2013
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Hundreds of thousands of students at thousands of schools around the world on Friday are participating in GLSEN's (the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network) 18th annual Day of Silence by taking a vow of silence to draw attention to the anti-LGBT harassment and discrimination in schools.

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Nominee with anti-gay record confirmed to N.C. state Board of Education

| Wednesday, April 3, 2013
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RALEIGH, N.C. -- The North Carolina General Assembly on Wednesday confirmed six appointments to the state Board of Education, despite an objection raised by Democrats who said one nominee had offended gays with a vote on a bullying measure.

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Gay participants banned from Cincinnati St. Patrick’s Day parade

| Friday, March 15, 2013
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CINCINNATI, Ohio -- Organizers of Cincinnati's St. Patrick' Day parade have banned the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) from participating in the annual event because they don't want any gay and lesbian groups marching in a "Catholic event."

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GLSEN: LGBT youth face harassment, discrimination in school athletics

| Thursday, February 21, 2013
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LGBT students can greatly benefit from participation in school-based athletics, but many of these students experience harassment, assault and discrimination that negatively impact their participation in middle and high school physical education and sports teams, according to a research brief released Wednesday by GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network.

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Advocacy groups denounce ‘Dr. Oz’ for debating merits of reparative therapy

| Wednesday, November 28, 2012
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Three of the nation's largest LGBT advocacy organizations on Wednesday denounced the syndicated "Dr. Oz" television show for airing an episode debating the merits of so-called reparative therapy, and for positioning a representative of the discredited National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH) as an “expert.”

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GLSEN: LGBT youth face pervasive, but decreasing levels of harassment

| Wednesday, September 5, 2012
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NEW YORK -- In its latest National School Climate Survey released Wednesday, GLSEN -- the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network -- reported that while LGBT students are faring better than they have in the past, there is still much room for improvement.

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