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LGBT and ALLIED Groups call on Congress to pass ENDA now

WASHINGTON, April 21 - Today, the nation's leading lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organizations, along with allies in the faith, labor and civil rights communities, issued the following statement to members of the United States Congress:
"Pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act NOW."

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Teen Can Now Wear "Gay Gay" Shirt to School

The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee and Lambda Legal said Monday they have received assurances that a student wearing T-shirts printed with pro-gay slogans won’t be censored. The school also will train staff on the anti-bullying policy to avoid harassment of any student.

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Student Sent Home for "Lady Gay Gay" T-Shirt

Greenbrier High School in White House, Tenn. sent a student home Monday on the grounds that his “I (Heart) Lady Gay Gay” T-shirt caused a “disruption,” prompting allegations of a free-speech violation. The shirt refers to gay icon Lady Gaga.

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Hundreds Gather in Fresno for Annual GSA Network Conference


Contact:  Danielle Askini 
Phone:    415-740-8220


Hundreds Gather in Fresno for Annual Gay-Straight Alliance Network Conference 
Student leaders will address school safety in the Central Valley

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ISU researchers publish national study on cyberbullying of LGBT and allied youths

 AMES, Iowa - Schools are typically on guard against students who bully by inflicting repeated violence on other students. But technology has given rise to a relatively new form of bullying which inflicts emotional harm in a stealth manner, working through Web sites, chat rooms, e-mail, cell phones and instant messaging.

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Iowa State University News Service

Larry King to be remembered on 2nd anniversary of shooting

Eighth-grader Larry King will be remembered at vigils throughout the country Friday night, two years after he was shot to death by a classmate at his Oxnard junior high school.

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Ventura County Star

Youth Across the Country to Remember Slain Teen Lawrence King


CONTACT: Carolyn Laub, Executive Director


Vigils will take place in Los Angeles and around the country on February 12
Register online for vigils in your area

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Student Non-Discrimination Act of 2010 introduced in House...

Student Non-Discrimination Act of 2010 introduced in House by U.S. Rep. Jared Polis

Measure would prohibit discrimination against public school students on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity

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Miami Herald

Today is Gay-Straight Alliance Day

Des Moines — Governor Culver has declared today “Iowa Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) Day”. The day, organized by Iowa Pride Network, is meant to honor GSA groups, students and staff who work to end violence and homophobia in Iowa schools and colleges.

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Journal Express

Family Acceptance Project — Helping LGBT Youths

Vol. 9 No. 6 P. 6

A California social worker’s research into how family behaviors affect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youths may soon transform how social service professionals promote these youths’ health and well-being.

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Social Work Today