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A gay dad sounds off on the “purity” parents who want to keep LGBT info out of sex ed

Monday, November 2, 2015
Deanna Rabuck
Deanna Rabuck is worried about the “purity” of her daughters, which she fears will be tainted if LGBTQ issues are taught in school. ...

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LGBTQ children are all possessed by “demonic spirits”

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Linda Harvey
In her recent column, Linda Harvey compares the LGBTQ community to "a Halloween haunted house." ...

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Louisville, Ky., public schools working to improve support for LGBT students

Monday, November 24, 2014
A North Carolina school  has suspended all clubs after parents express concerns over a new club for LGBT students and allies.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Jefferson County Public Schools in Louisville, Ky., has formed a districtwide committee in an effort to better accommodate students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. ...

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Online community supporting Russian LGBT teens charged with ‘gay propaganda’

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Elena Klimova
This week, Russian authorities dealt what may be the greatest blow to LGBT rights advocates since Vladimir Putin signed into law the infamous ban on “gay propaganda in the vicinity of minors.” ...

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

Monday, February 3, 2014
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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Transgender teen crowned Homecoming Queen at Calif. high school

Saturday, September 21, 2013
KNBC-TVCassidy Lynn Campbell
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. -- A transgender student made history Friday night when she was elected crowned homecoming queen at an Orange County, Calif. high school. ...

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Report: LGBT youth face higher rate of dating abuse than straight peers

Friday, September 6, 2013
LGBT teenagers are at much greater risk of dating abuse than their heterosexual counterparts, with transgender teens especially vulnerable to victimization, according to a report issued Friday by the Urban Institute. ...

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‘Cutest couple’ at New York high school is two boys

Monday, June 3, 2013
CARMEL, N.Y. — The duo voted "cutest couple" in the senior class at a suburban New York high school say they're getting teased about it - but not because they're both boys. ...

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Boy Scout councils weigh options as fallout continues over repeal of gay ban

Tuesday, May 28, 2013
The BSA's decision to lift the ban on gay leaders may motivate the LDS Church to sever ties with the organization.
DALLAS -- Fallout continues after the Boy Scouts of America voted last week to open its ranks to openly gay youth. ...

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‘Thank you for standing up for me’

Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Organizers plan to complete an application in the coming weeks and are hoping to have a troop up and running by the fall.
Last week, the Boy Scouts of America took its first step in ending decades of wrongs against its own youth members, myself once included. When I was fourteen years old, I was faced with an impossible, scary and irrational choice: ...

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