Posts by Odalis Garcia

Minnesota ban on so-called "ex-gay therapy" fails to pass

March 28, 2014

Legislation that would ban so-called "ex-gay" therapy failed to pass in the Minnesota Legislature.

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March 27, 2014

#GSAs4Justice campaign empowers LGBT teens

The Gay Straight Alliance Network is rallying GSA clubs around the country to urge their districts to adopt practices described in "Restorative Practices: Fostering Healthy Relationships & Promoting Positive Discipline in Schools."

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March 21, 2014

UC Davis adds preferred name service policy

University of California Davis has put in place a new preferred name service option for students.

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March 21, 2014

Israeli Parliament bans discrimination against LGBT youth in schools

Tuesday, March 18, the Israeli parliament passed a law that prohibits discrimination in schools against students based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.

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March 21, 2014

Campus Pride hosts Google+ Hangout: “Finding a LGBT-Friendly Campus & Scholarships” Wednesday, March 26

This coming Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 6pm EST Campus Pride will be hosting a Google+ Hangout: "Finding a LGBT-Friendly Campus & Scholarships."

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March 20, 2014

Watch these awesome stories from Fusion TV highlighting online transgender youth support

The Internet hasn't always been a safe space for young people, specifically young people in the LGBT community. Yet across the nation many people who identify as transgender are finding comfort on sites such as Tumblr and YouTube.

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March 20, 2014

High School teacher under investigation for insulting Facebook post

Parkersburg South High School in Parkersburg, West Virginia, science teacher David Foggin came into spotlight after posting a picture on Facebook of a poster advertising meetings for the PSHS GSA club, making fun of the organization and students.

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March 13, 2014

Minnesota hopeful to pass Anti-Bullying Bill

After a year of being shelved, the Minnesota anti-bullying bill has made progress, despite the opposition's efforts to eliminate it. This year, after the bill was reintroduced into the Senate it seems as if the opponents have lost steam.

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