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'Sesame Street' Writer Takes Back Comments About Bert And Ernie Being Gay. Sort Of.
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Mark Saltzman now says he never intended the characters to be definitively seen as a same-sex couple.
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Singapore DJ Prepares To Challenge Nation's Law Banning Gay Sex
By Annabelle Liang, Associated Press
An attorney for DJ Big Kid says he will present evidence showing sexuality is unchangeable.
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Austria Denies Asylum To Afghan Man For Failing To Act Or Dress Sufficiently Gay
The man said he was being persecuted in his home country for his sexual orientation.
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7 Things Sex Educators Wish You’d Teach Your Kids Sooner Rather Than Later
The "sex talk" should be an ongoing conversation -- and it definitely doesn't have to be awkward.
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Senate Dems Introduce Bill To Include Sexual Orientation And Gender Identity On Census
"The spirit of the census is that no one should go uncounted and no one should be invisible," Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) said.
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LGBTQ Adults In U.S. Are Less Likely To Have Jobs And Be Insured, Study Finds
By Linda Carroll, Reuters
The study authors suspect these differences from straight peers come down to bias.
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Dem. Lawmakers Propose Banning 'Gay And Trans Panic' Legal Defense
Rep. Joe Kennedy and Sen. Edward Markey of Massachusetts want to curb the controversial tactic.
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9 Things Pansexual People Want You To Know
Not acknowledging that pansexuality is an orientation makes it harder for people to live their most authentic lives.
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From A Stronger Workplace To A Stronger Society: Why Diversity And Inclusion Matters
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By Jeffrey Brown, CEO, Ally Financial Every child knows the Golden Rule: “treat others the way you want to be treated.” From
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In Hong Kong, Gay People Prescribed Prayers And No Sex As 'Cure'
By Beh Lih Yi, Reuters
LGBTQ groups in Hong Kong are calling for a legal ban on conversion therapy programs.
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Gay Man Says Pope Francis Told Him, ‘God Made You Like That And Loves You Like That'
His words, reportedly uttered in private, have been described as the most progressive remarks ever made by a modern pontiff about homosexuality.
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2 Texas Men Who Used Grindr To Assault, Rob Gay Men Get Jail Terms
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The two were among four men who used the popular dating app in four home invasions in Texas.
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California Lawmakers Consider Bill That Treats Conversion Therapy Like Consumer Fraud
The bill aims to make advertising or selling conversion therapy a fraudulent business practice.
Doctor Dismisses British Man's Claims That Medication Made Him Gay
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Still, he said, "It’s not up to any of us to judge or belittle anyone’s coming out journey."
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Teens Who Hide Their Sexuality Have Higher Suicide Risk, Study Finds
By Carolyn Crist, Reuters
The study is significant as suicides have been increasing across the U.S.
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More U.S. Schools Are Offering Safe Spaces For LGBTQ Youth
By Lisa Rapaport, Reuters
A study finds that school-based practices for LGBTQ students has surged in the past 8 years.
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Washington State Moves To Ban Gay Conversion Therapy
A bill outlawing the practice is headed to the state's governor for his signature.
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Civil Rights Act Protects LGBTQ Workers, Federal Court Rules
By Daniel Wiessner, Reuters
The ruling went against a court brief filed by the Trump administration last year.
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Viral Video Claims People Can Stop Being Gay If They Pray Hard Enough
The evangelical Christian charity Anchored North is targeting teens with anti-queer messages.
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Why Your Doctor Should Ask About Your Sexual Orientation
By Sarah DiGiulio, HuffPost
If you're counted, you're visible.
Age And Its Influence On Sexual Orientation And Attraction
Loren A. Olson, M.D.
Sexuality is a matrix of sexualities, and not a continuum between gay and straight.
The Open Space Of Genders, Sexual Orientations, Identities And Freedoms
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Bi-Erasure... Even After Death?
Kevin Hogan is a thought leader on stigma and identity repair,...
Experiencing violence and hate caused by intolerance of your sexual orientation is devastating. It's even worse when you don't have the option to fully and accurately communicate the incident to the authorities because there's no distinct category for bisexuals.
The Problem With Defining Sexual Orientation
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So, Are You Still A... Lesbian?
Mindy Bartlett Squillace
is a mom of three boys, lesbian, athlete and lover of laughing.
When I married that man, I knew him as a woman. I fell in love with him as a woman.
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