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Article ID: 711427

Lower approval rates, higher finance fees evidence of discrimination for same-sex borrowers

Iowa State University

Mortgage lenders are less likely to approve loans for same-sex couples, according to a new Iowa State study. Researchers analyzed national mortgage data from 1990 to 2015 and found the the approval rate for same-sex couples was 3 to 8 percent lower.

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16-Apr-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 710778

SLU Starts Family Clinic for Queer and Trans Youth

Saint Louis University Medical Center

The Center for Counseling and Family Therapy at Saint Louis University will offer family group therapy for queer and transgender youth and their caregivers. The sessions are open to adolescents ages 13-20 and a parent/guardian.

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4-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 710664

HPV Infection High in Minority Men Who Have Sex with Men Despite Available Vaccine, Rutgers Study Finds

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

The rate of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is high among young minority gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men despite the availability of a vaccine that can prevent the infection, a Rutgers School of Public Health study found.

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3-Apr-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 709351

ACLU’s James Esseks: “Reflecting on LGBTQ Rights—Past, Present, and Future,” April 8

New York University

The ACLU’s James Esseks will deliver “Reflecting on LGBTQ Rights—Past, Present, and Future,” NYU’s Annual Irving H. Jurow Lecture, on Mon., April 8.

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2-Apr-2019 8:00 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 710438

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Clifford Rosky among parties to file lawsuit against State of Arizona challenging anti-gay curriculum laws

University of Utah

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Clifford Rosky among parties to file lawsuit against State of Arizona challenging anti-gay curriculum laws

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29-Mar-2019 4:00 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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    25-Mar-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 709858

Hormone therapy helps strengthen brain connections in transgender women

Endocrine Society

In transgender women who have had their testes removed as part of the gender-affirming process, a form of estrogen called estradiol strengthens connections between areas of the brain involved in fine motor skills, learning, emotions and sensory perception, according a study to be presented Monday at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in New Orleans, La. These findings reflect changes on the brain that might have implications, for instance, for treating hot flashes and other symptoms in transgender women, the researchers say.

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20-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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    23-Mar-2019 12:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 709897

Ovary Function Is Preserved in Transgender Men at One Year of Testosterone Therapy

Endocrine Society

Transgender men preserve their fertility potential even after one year of treatment with the male hormone testosterone, according to a study that will be presented Saturday at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in New Orleans, La.

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20-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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    14-Mar-2019 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 709482

Rutgers Dean Appointed to Newark’s LGBTQ Commission

Rutgers School of Public Health

Rutgers School of Public Health dean, Perry N. Halkitis, has been appointed to the Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Advisory Commission, convened by Mayor Ras J. Baraka of Newark.

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14-Mar-2019 8:00 AM EDT

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