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The Trevor Project

In the wake of Robin Williams taking his own life I’ve been thinking a lot about The Trevor Project.  I thought I’d give them a shout out this week and help raise more awareness and shine a light on this sad darkness. 56 more words


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LGBT Rights Struggle for Property Ownership in Texas

The LGBT community faces two major challenges in Texas. The first is a personal battle that has sparked major controversy now in this traditionally conservative state. 317 more words

Social Issues

Gay man sues doctor for listing "homosexual behavior" as "chronic problem"

Some people just refuse to change. Openly gay Los Angeles resident Matthew Moore is suing his doctor and Southern California medical network after discovering the doctor had listed “homosexual behavior” as a “chronic problem” on his medical records, and refused to remove it after he called them out on their bigotry. 277 more words


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UCLA to Designate Gender Inclusive Restrooms on Campus

20 single-stall restrooms on UCLA’s campus will now be designated as gender inclusive, the university recently announced. LGBT student activists on campus hailed the decision which they said was three years in the making. 354 more words

Social Issues

An Open Letter to Robert Gates: The Boy Scouts Need to Accept Gay Adults

I was just 4 years old when I went on my first camping trip with my older brother and his Cub Scouts pack. After that, I was hooked. 501 more words

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The fight against homophobia continues........


First openly gay Eagle Scout’s future unclear

With a policy that bans gay adults, Pascal Tessier’s future with the Boy Scouts is anything but certain as he turns 18.

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Gay Eagle Scout Shares His Story

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Former Eagle Scout Says New Gay Policy Doesn’t Go Far Enough

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Scouts For Equality: Eagle Scout With Lesbian Parents Pushes Boy Scouts To Drop Ban on Gay Members

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Gay rights around the world

So I happened to come across this cool map today from ILGA.  Upon further examination I thought I’d post it and share a little bit about a new organization I learned about today. 200 more words


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