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Chicago hate crime: one of many

July 15, 2013

A horrific story of anti-LGBT violence in Chicago, where as many as 10 men attacked a lesbian couple.

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Yet another study shows that same-sex parents are just as good as different-sex parents

Yet another study by the Williams Institute has shown that the sexual orientation of parents has no effect on whether an adopted child is psychologically well adjusted.

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American Academy of Pediatrics: How pediatricians can help LGBT youth

The American Academy of Pediatrics released a new policy statement that included language based on extensive research that showed 84% of open LGBT teens reported verbal harassment, 30% were physically assaulted and 28% dropped out of school and stigmatization

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Powerfully Puck: a poem of gender fluidity sparks dialogue on Humans of New York

Humans of New York photographer Brandon Stanton posted a picture of a young person named Puck holding a piece of paper with a poem on it. The poem outlined Puck’s experience being gender-fluid and sprung from being confronted with old photos of them at their grandparents’ house.

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July 15, 2013

WATCH: Center for American Progress highlights need for ENDA in video series

A video series from the Center for American Progress brings attention to ENDA by featuring stories like that of Mia Macy, a transgender woman who was refused employment at a federal agency.Read More

Shifting Catholic opinions, overwhelming UCC support, and religious responses to the SCOTUS decisions - this week's Religion News Summary

There have been tremendous faith responses to court decisions. Check it out in this week's LGBT Religion News Summary.

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