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    Legally Married LGB People in the United States

    Ilan H. Meyer, Evan A. Krueger
    June 2019

    New findings from the Generations study show differences in the proportion of legal marriages among three generations of LGB people.

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    Gun Violence Against LGBT People

    May 23, 2019

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    The Impact of Stigma and Discrimination against LGBT People in Michigan

    Christy Mallory, Taylor N.T. Brown, Susan Freeman, Brad Sears
    May 2019

    Michigan’s legal landscape and social climate put the state’s 311,00 LGBT adults and 61,000 LGBT youth at risk of discrimination and harassment.

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    Gun Violence Against Sexual and Gender Minorities

    Adam P. Romero, Ari M. Shaw, Kerith J. Conron
    April 2019

    A review of existing studies finds gun violence is a significant concern for the LGBT population, but there are many unanswered or unexplored questions.

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    Effect of State Policy on Charges Filed at the EEOC

    By Amanda K. Baumle, M. V. Lee Badgett, Steven Boutcher
    April 2019

    A new study looks at trends in the 9,000 charges filed with the EEOC alleging sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination between 2012-2016.

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    Written Testimony in Support of the Equality Act

    The Williams Institute
    April 2019

    Williams Institute scholars outline the empirical need for explicit federal nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ Americans.

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    Amicus Brief Filed in Adree Edmo v. Idaho Department of Corrections

    Jody L. Herman
    April 2019

    The cost of providing gender-confirming surgery (GCS) to the state’s small transgender inmate population would be negligible.

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    LGB Inclusion and Economic Development

    M.V. Lee Badgett, Kees Waaldijk, Yana van der Meulen Rodgers
    April 9, 2019

    Countries that offer more rights to LGB people enjoy significantly higher per capita GDP than those who trail in LGB equality.

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    LGB Experiences of Discrimination

    Ilan H. Meyer
    April 2019

    LGB adults are more likely than their heterosexual cisgender peers to report experiences of employment and housing discrimination.

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    Attraction, Identity and Sexual Experiences of Adult Offspring of Lesbian Parents

    Nanette Gartrell, Henny Bos, Audrey Koh
    March 2019

    The children of lesbian parents are more likely to report same-sex attraction, sexual minority identity and same-sex experiences.

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    Sexual and Gender Minorities in Western Kenya

    Bianca D. M. Wilson, Soon Kyu Choi, Laima Augustaitis, Laura Jadvin-Cakmak, Leah C. Neubauer, Gary W. Harper
    January 2019

    Economic empowerment, LGBT acceptance campaigns and access to menstruation supplies among the greatest needs for the country’s sexual and gender minorities assigned female at birth.

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    Sexual Orientation Enumeration in State Anti-Bullying Laws and Suicide

    Ilan H. Meyer, Feijun Luo, Bianca D. M. Wilson, Deborah M. Stone
    January 2019

    Anti-bullying laws that explicitly protect youth based on sexual orientation are associated with fewer suicide attempts among all youth.

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    Discrimination Against LGBT People in Kansas

    Christy Mallory, Brad Sears
    January 2019

    Approximately 72,600 LGBT adults in Kansas are vulnerable to discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

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    LGBT Access to Prescription Medications

    Brad Sears, Kerith J. Conron
    December 2018

    LGBT people in California are more likely to delay getting the prescription medicines they need or to go without them entirely.

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    Gun Violence and LGBT Adults

    Kerith J. Conron, Shoshana K. Goldberg, Winston Luhur, Wynn Tashman, Adam P. Romero
    November 2018

    Approximately 19 percent, or 1.9 million, LGB adults report having a gun in their home, compared to 35 percent, or 85 million, heterosexual adults.

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    Coming Out Milestones

    Ilan H. Meyer
    October 2018

    New findings from the Generations study show marked differences in coming out experiences among three generations of LGB people.

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    LGBT American Indians and Alaskan Natives

    Shoshana K. Goldberg, Kerith J. Conron
    October 2018

    There are an estimated 285,000 LGBT American Indian or Alaska Native (AIAN) adults in the US.

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    HIV Criminalization in Florida

    Amira Hasenbush
    October 2018

    A new report finds some disparities in the enforcement of HIV criminal laws in Florida, based on race, sex, geography and related offenses.

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    Gender Identity Nondiscrimination Laws in Public Accommodations

    Amira Hasenbush, Andrew R. Flores, Jody L. Herman
    September 2018

    Massachusetts’ gender-identity inclusive public accommodations nondiscrimination laws do not negatively impact safety in public restrooms.

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    HIV Testing and PrEP Use in Different Generations of Gay and Bisexual Men

    Phillip L. Hammack , Ilan H. Meyer, Evan A. Krueger, Marguerita Lightfoot, David M. Frost
    September 2018

    Only 25% of young sexually active gay and bisexual men have never been tested for HIV and just 4% of all gay and bisexual men use PrEP.

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