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Same-Sex Marriage; Corporate Inversions: Experts Available to Speak on Pressing Legal Issues and Controversies

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Young People Support LGBT Rights but Disagree on Priorities

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A new national survey finds that while young people express strong support for marriage equality, they also believe the push for same-sex marriage has diverted too much attention from other important issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered individuals. The study shows that young people differ along racial and ethnic lines in setting priorities for advancing LGBT rights.

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Appeals Court Rules Virginia Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional - Experts Needed

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Group Recommends Removing Sexual Orientation-Related Disorders From the International Classification of Diseases

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A working group evaluating sexual orientation-related disorders listed in the International Classification of Diseases (ICD), a publication of the World Health Organization (WHO), has recommended the disorders be deleted, a move that will make getting health care easier for gays and others who may have gender atypicality.

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Marriage Legalization Could Lead to Dissolution of Same-Sex Relationships, New Study Shows

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A new study by economists at the University of Arkansas shows that relationship hazard rates – the threat of dissolution – among same-sex daters and cohabiters will likely increase with the probability of legalization.

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My Two Dads: Does Gender Matter When Raising Children?

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In a book published this month, a Rutgers law professor examines what makes a good parent and how marriage equality improves the welfare of children of same-sex couples

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As Illinois Ushers in Gay Marriage, the Event 'Gay & Married: Welcome to the Family' Addresses Challenges & Opportunities

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The Family Institute at Northwestern University has partnered with Equality Illinois to present Gay & Married: Welcome to the family on June 5 in Chicago. This event will discuss the challenges and opportunities that follow this momentous cultural shift.

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Nurses Hold Key to Providing Quality Care to Older LGBT Adults

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UAB School of Nursing authors show that even though LGBT populations are often grouped together, each is a distinct group with specific health care needs.

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Texas Tech Survey Update: Abbott to Win Texas Governor, Voter ID Law Didn’t Cause Problems and Texans Split on Gay Marriage

Researchers at Texas Tech University’s Earl Survey Research Center issued updated numbers on issues from who will likely be the next governor of Texas to gay marriage and voter ID laws.

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ASA Amicus Brief Supports Suit to Overturn Virginia’s Gay Marriage Ban

The American Sociological Association (ASA) filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit today supporting the fight to overturn Virginia’s gay marriage ban and continuing its now 14-month effort to highlight the overwhelming body of social science research that confirms “children fare just as well” when raised by same-sex or heterosexual parents.

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