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"I Wish My Teacher Knew" Exercise Makes Personal Impact in Classrooms

Oct 21
Classrooms across the country are taking part in America's Safe Schools Week.

STDs Hit New High in U.S.

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 20
Federal officials say that more cases of sexually transmitted diseases were reported last year than ever before. And it comes just as state and local health departments are losing funding.

After Gay Teen Comes Out, 'Drag Race' Judge Michelle Visage Helps Him Find Home

Oct 20
She may be a staunch, no-nonsense judge on "RuPaul's Drag Race" but Michelle Visage showed a softer side this week.

Divided America: Seeing Options Shrinking, White Men Ask Why

By Matt Sedensky | Oct 20
At this moment in American history, to be white and male means, for many, to feel centuries of privilege and values slipping away.

Louisiana Attorney General Challenges LGBT-Rights Order

By Melinda Deslatte | Oct 20
Louisiana's Republican attorney general asked a judge Thursday to block the Democratic governor's order banning discrimination in state government against LGBT people, in an escalating dispute over the protection language.

Gay Rights Groups Build Alliances to Counter Climate of Fear

Oct 20
An official with an international gay rights advocacy group says activists are joining with refugees, ethnic minorities and other groups to beat back forces that are exploiting a climate of fear created by terror concerns.

Federal Appeal Seeks to Halt North Carolina Restroom Law

By Jonathan Drew | Oct 19
North Carolina's law limiting LGBT protections suffered a blow weeks ago when a judge ruled that three transgender residents must be allowed to use restrooms matching their gender identity at the campuses where they work and study.

Brief to Protect Trans People Harmed by NC's HB2 Filed by ACLU, Lambda Legal

Oct 19
Legal groups seek reversal of lower court ruling that left most transgender North Carolinians vulnerable

Judge Recommends No Injunction in Transgender Lawsuit

Oct 19
A federal magistrate recommended Tuesday that a district judge deny a group of parents' request for an injunction to bar a suburban Chicago transgender high school student from the school's restrooms and locker rooms.

NBC 'Today' Show Needs a Host and Billy Bush Needs Job

By David Bauder | Oct 18
The fallout over Billy Bush's lewd conversation with Donald Trump has left NBC's "Today" show unexpectedly looking for help in its third hour and Bush pondering how to resurrect his career.

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