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Viet Rainbow of Orange County, a community-based organization working to promote positive visibility and equitable treatment of LGBT people, may potentially be blocked a second time from participating in the Tet Parade, Orange County's annual Lunar New Year celebration, scheduled in February.
A ProPublica and Buzzfeed investigation found at least 541 actions where people were convicted of, or pleaded guilty to, criminal charges for failure to disclose that they were HIV-positive.
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The Sylvia Rivera Law Project voiced concerns at New York's Population Health Summit, an educational public health event held by Health Commissioner Nirav. R. Shah, calling for the repeal of a discriminatory regulation in the state's Medicaid program that bans transgender and gender non-conforming people from accessing healthcare they need.
Homelessness has been a growing concern within the LGBT community, especially among LGBT youth.
Answers to the most commonly asked questions about the so-called "Defense of Marriage Act," what it does, and what the legal challenges to it are.
New York -- GLAAD, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, responded
March 7, 2013, New York, NY – GLAAD, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advoca
GLAAD, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy and anti-defamation organization, and Equality Matters, a national watchdog that fights anti-gay misinformation in support of full LGBT equality, today called on the media in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Washington and around the country to bring attention to the falsehoods present in anti-LGBT "scare" ads running in the four states with marriage on the ballot next week.
GLAAD urges the media to fully investigate the East Aurora School District's decision to cave to pressure from radical group the Illinois Family Institute.
New York, NY, August 28, 2012 - GLAAD, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy and
New York, New York—Today, GLAAD, the leading national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy o