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September 11, 2012

Partnering for Peace 2012 in Savannah, GA

Parterning for Peace, hosted by GLAAD spokesperson, Ja'briel Walthour, and First City Network will raise awareness around LGBT issues and provide resources of support for allies.
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Feministing on Trans Health Care

I believe you want to do good work, and I think this is an opportunity to correct an error, get educated about an issue you don’t know about, and hopefully become an ally to a community that could really use your help.
Feministing
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September 10, 2012
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How Paul Ryan Helped Kill Employment Protections For Transgender Americans

In 2007, Paul Ryan cast the lone pro-gay vote of his career, voting for a version of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act that would have made it illegal to fire an employee just for being gay, lesbian, or bisexual. But he refused to support the bill if it included similar protections for transgender Americans.
ThinkProgress
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September 6, 2012
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September 5, 2012

GLSEN 2011 National School Climate Survey: Improvement, but still more progress needed

GLSEN released its 2011 National School Climate Survey today, and, while LGBT students are faring better than they have in the past, there is still a lot of room for improvement.

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September 4, 2012

NBJC Hosts 3rd Annual 'OUT on the Hill' Leadership Summit

NBCJ hosts Leadership Summit to bring awareness to policy-makers about an inclusive LGBT agenda within the politics of Black America.
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Camp Unites Transgender Kids On Outskirts

On the volleyball court, a boy spiked a shot and his teammates cheered. Nearby, some campers lay on mats, doing yoga stretches. A girl executed a series of cartwheels. Over in drama, the kids performed a “cranky old lady” talk show; everyone cracked up.
The Boston Globe
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September 4, 2012
August 29, 2012

Religion News Summary for August 29, 2012

International marriage equality news, dinnertime debates, and questioning whether Christianity is as anti-gay as we have been told. It's in this weeks' LGBT Religion News Summary.

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