Monthly Archives: December 2014

LGBT Leaders Share their New Year’s Resolutions for 2015

The Road Ahead

It’s that time of year that we start thinking about our goals and plans for the year’s ahead.  I asked several of our LGBT community leaders to share their resolutions for the coming year.  Some resolutions are very personal (self-care resolutions for these hard workers are encouraged) and many are about the work ahead for our movement.  Presented here, unedited, […]

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LGBT Equality: 5 State Strategies to Move us Forward

LGBT State Equality Strategies

This past week saw a significant shift in strategy on the federal level for LGBT equality.  After more than a decade of striving to pass the Employment Non Discrimination Act, and following the lead of local grassroots LGBT activists, National LGBT organizations switched to a new strategy: comprehensive LGBT Non-Discrimination Protections. And even as consensus built around the Senator Jeff Merkley’s […]

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LGBT HealthLink Grades States on LGBT Tobacco Integration

LGBT Health Link

Ft. Lauderdale, FL – December 10, 2014 – LGBT HealthLink today announced the first ever grades for state tobacco programs’ LGBT inclusion practices. The grades, based on a survey of best practices originally conducted in 2013 and updated this fall, represent an assessment of the overall progress each state has made in addressing inclusion, including policies, training, data collection, and […]

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LGBT Asylum Group Expands Scope & Changes Name

LGBT Freedom Asylum Network

A recent Associated Press story reveals LGBT people from around the world are seeking asylum in the United States in growing numbers. For example, asylum seekers from Russia are up 34%; many are LGBT persons fearing for their lives.  The diversity of groups supporting LGBT asylum seekers is also growing. To reflect this reality, the LGBT Faith and Asylum Network […]

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Great American Condom Campaign

Great American Condom Campaign

Applications to become a Great American Condom Campaign Spring Semester SafeSite are now open! The Great American Condom Campaign is a youth-led grassroots movement to reduce unintended pregnancies and the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections by normalizing condom use on college and university campuses. Students from across the country apply to become SafeSites, individual condom distribution points, […]

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