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LGBTQ Students Feel Safer at Schools with Gay-Straight Alliances

A Vanderbilt University study found that LGBTQ students attending high schools with gay-straight alliances reported significantly fewer incidences of bullying based on sexual orientation or gender expression and had a greater sense of personal safety compared to students in schools without GSAs.

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NBA All-Star Game Move: A High-Profile Hit for Charlotte and N.C.

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Space Scientist, TV and Equality Scholar Say Star Trek’s Impact Goes Far Beyond Screen

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Preventing HIV in Transgender People—JAIDS Assembles Critical Evidence

Programs to reduce the high risk of HIV infection among transgender people are urgently needed—but efforts are hindered by a lack of accurate information on HIV prevalence, HIV incidence, and specific risk factors facing this key population. A special supplement to JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes presents essential information to meet the challenges of HIV prevention in the transgender population. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

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New Study Sheds Light on State of LGBT Entrepreneurs in the U.S.

Startups founded by the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) entrepreneurship community are at risk for discrimination, affecting where they locate their businesses, their ability to raise capital and how they build trust with investors, according to a new study from StartOut, a national non-profit organization that supports, educates and connects LGBT entrepreneurs.

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RTI International to Fund and Conduct Research on Victimization Among the LGBTQ Community

In the wake of mass murder in Orlando and the passage of House Bill 2 in North Carolina, a law requiring individuals to use the bathroom corresponding to the sex listed on their birth certificate, RTI International will self-fund research to better understand the LGBTQ community and violence in the United States.

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New Initiative Improves Health Behaviors of Lesbian, Bisexual Women

Lesbian and bisexual women have higher rates of obesity, smoking and stress when compared to their heterosexual counterparts, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health. To address this issue, a University of Missouri researcher has led the first-ever national study to develop healthy weight programs for lesbian and bisexual communities. Ninety-five percent of the study participants achieved the health objectives that are critical for obesity prevention as identified by the Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

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UNLV Professor to Discuss Transgender Military Serving Openly

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#LGBTQ Expert Available to Comment on N.C. Legislation Drafted to Walk Back Portions of #HB2

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LGBTQ Expert: DOD Transgender Ban Reversal Critical in Light of HB2, Similar Laws

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LGBT Expert Available to Discuss Stonewall Designation as National Monument

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LGBT+ Experts from the Lucy A. Wicks Clinic of NewYork-Presbyterian Available for Interview

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Dealing with Sexism and Gender Issues in the Classroom

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New handbook for teachers is designed to help them deal with issues of gender identity, sexism and related questions that may come up in the classroom.

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UT Expert: "Massacre in Orlando Is ... An Extreme Example of the Everyday Terrorism That LGBT People of Color Experience in the U.S."

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After Orlando Shooting, Focus on ISIS and Terrorism Distracts From Real Issues, UB Queer History Expert Says

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Sociologists Available to Discuss Orlando Nightclub Massacre

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To Love or Hate: Many in LGBTQ Community to Look Out for Muslims

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Americans Accept and Engage in Same-Sex Experiences More Than Ever

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A new study shows a fundamental shift in Americans’ attitudes about same-sex behavior. Since the 1990s, the percentage of adults who accept same-sex behavior has quadrupled, and those who have participated in same-sex experiences has doubled. These increases were among all generations, with Millennials leading the way.

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