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Bullying Study: It Does Get Better for Gay Teens

It really does get better for gay and bisexual teens when it comes to being bullied, although young gay men have it worse than their lesbian peers, according to the first long-term scientific evidence on how the problem changes over time.

Associated Press
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February 4, 2013
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49ers' Culliver to work with gay group

In the wake of antigay remarks he made Tuesday, 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver will work with the Trevor Project to learn more about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth, according to his publicist.

The San Francisco Chronicle
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February 4, 2013
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VIDEO: Country Club Congregational United Church of Christ of Kansas City welcomes gay Boy Scouts

About 20 years ago when Curtis Filer's son was 15, he quit the Boy Scouts knowing as a gay teen, he did not fit in.
"As he grew through the cub scouts, and then to the boy scouts, he did eventually feel he didn't feel right about being there," Filer said.
The reason he did not feel right? The Boy Scouts of America excludes gay men from being leaders, and gay youth from being members of its organization.

KSHB - NBC
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February 3, 2013

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