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June 4, 2013

Care with Pride: Campaign to End Bullying

PFLAG teams with Johnson & Johnson for second annual 'Care with Pride' campaign.Read More

Facebook removes game based on anti-LGBT violence in Republic of Georgia

This week, someone created a game titled, "Call of Taburetka" in which players control a flying Christian Orthodox priest who throws stools at flying gay men, lesbians with rainbow flags, and even the evacuation buses used in Tbilisi. The game was featured on Facebook, but has since been taken down.

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June 4, 2013

Employment discrimination pushes LGBT youth into the closet

A new report by the Movement Advancement Project (MAP) shows that LGBT workers face bias and discrimination in the hiring and recruitment process, on-the-job inequality and unfairness, and wage disparities.

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June 4, 2013

NCAVP report: 2012 hate violence disproportionately target transgender women of color

2012 saw the 4th highest murder rate of LGBTQ and HIV-affected people in history, according to the annual Hate Violence Report released by the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs. The report analyzes statistics collected in 18 states about survivors and victims' age, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, and type of violence experienced in order to track trends in the violence directed at the LGBTQH community.

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June 4, 2013

Dr. Michele Angello to release a Trans 101 guidebook to parents, family, and communities of Transgender youth

On June 12, Dr. Michele Angello, a clinical sexologist and gender specialist will be releasing "On The Couch With Dr. Angello: A Guide to Raising & Supporting Transgender Youth". On The Couch with Dr. Angello is a Trans 101 course book that will help parents, families, and communities of Trans identified children navigate through society.

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