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  • When It Comes To Celebrating Marriage Equality, No Two Weddings Are The Same

    When It Comes To Celebrating Marriage Equality, No Two Weddings Are The Same
    “I now pronounce you husband and wife” is no longer the only phrase that can legally issue couples into wedded life in Connecticut. The words can now be “husband and husband” or “wife and wife.” Although those three...
  • Getting Help For Bullied Gay Teens

    In the past two weeks there have been a series of teen boys who have committed suicide because they were bullied at school because their classmates believed that they were gay. Their names were Seth Walsh, Justin Aaberg, Billy Lucas , and Asher Brown....
  • Coming Out

    Coming Out
  • Don't Ask, Don't Tell: Gays In The Military

    Don't Ask, Don't Tell: Gays In The Military
  • Medical and tech researchers see smartphones as health's next frontier

    Medical and tech researchers see smartphones as health's next frontier
    The West Hollywood club scene was just picking up as Charles Lea and other UCLA grad students fanned out along Santa Monica Boulevard. Their goal that evening: Find young black men, gay and bisexual, willing to participate in a study on how smartphone...
  • Filling factory jobs through temporary-staffing agencies the new normal

    Filling factory jobs through temporary-staffing agencies the new normal
    Sara Rangel was making more than $11 an hour working in a stockroom when the recession hit and she was laid off. Afterward, she began applying for temporary jobs through staffing agencies with the goal of landing a permanent position. Five years later,...
  • University of Missouri, St. Louis holds gender conference

    ST. LOUIS Inside the conference center at University of Missouri, St. Louis, the restroom signs for "men" and "women" have been replaced with "gender neutral" placards. "Bathrooms without a designated gender benefit a variety of individuals who are not...
  • Obama's action on immigration leaves millions still facing deportation

    Obama's action on immigration leaves millions still facing deportation
    Minutes after Armando IbaƱez heard President Obama tell the nation that millions of people in the country illegally would be allowed to work and live openly in America, the 32-year-old excitedly scrambled to call his aunt, uncle and friends to deliver the...
  • Maintaining a firm grip differs for men and women

    By Ronnie Cohen NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A simple grip-strength test might someday help doctors identify patients' risk for potentially disabling conditions later in life, but interventions likely would differ for men and women, a new study suggests....
  • Looking Out: Maryland companies score high marks in LGBT equality report

    Looking Out: Maryland companies score high marks in LGBT equality report
    Several companies in Maryland scored high marks for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality in the Human Rights Campaign's annual Corporate Equality Index, released this week. Of eight companies in the state included in the study, six earned a...
  • U.N. calls for credible Myanmar election, minority protection

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations called on Myanmar on Friday to continue reforms to ensure credible elections next year and to step up efforts to protect ethic and religious minorities. A resolution passed the U.N. General Assembly...