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    Williams Institute Launches 5-Year Study on Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Health

    In September 2014, the Williams Institute launched the Generations study, a 5-year examination of the health and well-being of three generations of lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals.  “We are looking to assess how improvements in the social environment of LGB people, such as the expansion of same-sex marriages, affect the life and health of LGB …

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    Study: LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care Twice as Likely to Report Poor Treatment

    The California Report
    August 27, 2014

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    LGBTI Rights – Still Not There Yet

    IRIN News
    August 14, 2014

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    Gay Marriages Could Generate Hundreds of Millions in First Year of Legalization for 11 States

    The Washington Post
    August 14, 2014

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    Children of LGB Parents Functioning “Quite Well”

    The Advocate
    August 8, 2014

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    Housing Dispute Puts Quaker University at Front of Fight Over Transgender Issues

    New York Times
    July 24, 2014

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    LGB families: What we know and what we don’t

    Washington Blade
    July 31, 2014

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    Why We Don’t Know the Size of the Transgender Population

    Fivethirtyeight.com
    July 29, 2014

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    President Obama Signs Executive Order Prohibiting LGBT Job Discrimination

    July 21, 2014

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    How Many Americans Are Lesbian, Gay or Bisexual?

    New York Times
    July 21, 2014

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    Health survey gives government its first large-scale data on gay, bisexual population

    By Sandhya Somashekhar
    The Washington Post
    July 15, 2014

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    Gay Myths Derailed by Economist Lee Badgett

    Bloomberg News
    June 19, 2014

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    White House Announces Plans For Executive Order Prohibiting LGBT Discrimination

    Press Release
    June 16, 2014

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    Census to change the way it counts gay married couples

    The Washington Post
    May 26, 2014

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    10th Anniversary of Marriage Equality in Massachusetts

    May 2014
    New research shows that up to 150,000 same-sex couples in the US are legally married

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    Unmet Promise on Discrimination

    By Editorial Board April 14, 2014 New York Times President Obama has made repeated use of executive orders to advance the administration’s goals when Republicans in Congress refused to act. Last week, he signed two orders requiring modest but important steps by federal contractors to narrow the wage gap between female and male employees. These …

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    Obama Touts 7 Million Enrollees in Health Care Reform

    By Chris Johnson April 2, 2014 Washington Blade President Obama celebrated the more than 7 million new enrollees into health insurance programs Tuesday on the day after deadline for enrollment, as some advocates expressed disappointment that the number of LGBT enrollees is unknown. Speaking before supporters of the Affordable Care Act in the Rose Garden …

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    Helping the Black Family through Gay Marriage

    By Jonathan Capehart March 31, 2014 Washington Post With one map, the phenomenal researchers at the Williams Institute at UCLA Law School showed me the importance of marriage equality to the African American community. Greater familial and economic security for families come with marriage. Not only would both help all same-sex couples who choose to marry, they also …

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    LGBTQ Runaway and Homeless Youth

    by Dexter Mullins – Al Jazeera
    March 3, 2014

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    Homophobia Costs India An Estimated $31 Billion Annually

    By J. Lester Feder March 14, 2014 BuzzFeed Homophobia has an annual cost to India of $31 billion or more, according to a draft report presented Wednesday at a forum at the World Bank’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. This number is just a rough estimate, since economists lack the data to make a firm calculation. …

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