Project Aims To Help School Nurses Tackle Suicide RatesResearchers in New Mexico, California and Maryland are working with public school nurses in hopes of curbing suicide rates within the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community by making school grounds safer.
States Where Same Sex Marriage Is Legal Have Fewer Teen SuicidesSame-sex marriage has a positive impact on gay, lesbian and bisexual teenagers. That's according to a new study by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg school of public health.
Transgender Officer Banned from Event She Helped OrganizeA transgender police officer who helped organize San Diego's Transgender Day of Awareness was turned away from the event when she tried to attend in her police uniform.
NCAA Relocates 7 Events Pulled From NC Due To LGBT LawThe NCAA relocated its men's basketball regional tournament to Greenville, South Carolina, on Friday after withdrawing the event from Greensboro, North Carolina, because of that state's law restricting the rights of LGBT people.
ACC To Relocate Athletic Championships From North CarolinaThe Atlantic Coast Conference has followed the NCAA's lead and is removing all its athletic championships from North Carolina over a state law limiting protections for LGBT people.
NCAA Pulls 7 Postseason Events Out of NC Due to LGBT LawThe NCAA has pulled seven championship events from North Carolina, including opening-weekend men's basketball tournament games, for the coming year due to a state law that some say can lead to discrimination against LGBT people.
NBA Moving All-Star Game Out of Charlotte, Sites LGBT LawThe NBA is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people.
Baltimore PD reaching out to LGBT community about safetyThe Baltimore Police Department says it is reaching out to the city's LBGT community to discuss concerns and safety after the massacre at a gay nightclub in Florida.
Capitals' Braden Holtby To March In Capital Pride ParadeBraden Holtby will represent the Washington Capitals in the annual Capital Pride Parade on Saturday, which the goaltender hopes is just the start of his involvement in the gay-rights movement.
North Carolina Governor Leads Lawsuit Over LGBT RightsNorth Carolina filed a lawsuit Monday against the federal government in a fight for a state law that limits protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
North Carolina Leaders Show No Sign of Surrender On LGBT LawNorth Carolina's Republican leaders are showing no signs of backing down from their new bathroom rules despite the U.S. Justice Department's declaration that they violate federal civil rights laws and could cost the state dearly in lost education funding.
FDA Effort Aims to Curb Smoking In LGBT CommunityThe Food and Drug Administration's latest anti-smoking campaign takes aim at young adults in the LGBT community, who officials say are nearly twice as likely to use tobacco as their peers.

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