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LGBT Youth Summit Aimed at Safer Schools

By LGBTQ Nation ·

The U.S. Department of Education on Monday kicked off the first-ever LGBT youth summit, a two-day event on “Creating and Maintaining Safe and Supportive Environments for LGBT Youth.” 658 more words

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Schools Are Failing LGBTQ Youth, But Here's How You Can Help

 

 

 

Schools Are Failing LGBTQ Youth, But Here’s How You Can Help:

“School can be a tough environment for anyone, but for LGBTQ youth, facing harassment,  bullying, and abuse can make a serious impact in both their short- and long-term health. 61 more words

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MFierce Coalition Presents on Youth Engagement at APHA

On October 30th, 2016, Jimena Loveluck, MSW, represented Michigan Forward for Enhancing Research and Community Equity (MFierce) at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado. 147 more words

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Second Donation, Indiana Youth Group

Given the political climate, I hope all of you were able to spend time with your families yesterday and come out of it relatively unscathed! I’m sure that all of you were on the edge of your seats to find out who I would donate to next, well I’ve chosen the… 292 more words

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MFIERCE! THAT'S US.

Amy Peterson | She/Her/Hers Steering Committee member | Detroit, MI

Michigan Forward in Enhancing Research and Community Equity (MFierce), is a partnership of community organizations, youth advocates, and public health researchers working together to reduce STIs among young sexual and gender minority youth in Southeast Michigan. 877 more words

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Illegalize the practice of gay conversion therapy on minors nationwide | We the People: Your Voice in Our Government

Illegalize the practice of gay conversion therapy on minors nationwide | We the People: Your Voice in Our Government:

“Gay conversion therapy is an aversion therapy that aims to change one’s sexual orientation through, most commonly, the use of negative/painful stimuli, such as electric shocks, and pairing that with homo-erotic imagery. 93 more words

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Boos, Brains, Safety and Support

It is the goal of the Out4STEM program to provide a safe, friendly environment for Philly LGBTQ+ Youth who are interested in STEM. CEPI’s recent event, “Boos and Brains” epitomized this sentiment by creating a space for youth to come share their coming out experiences. 142 more words

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