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Transgender Teen’s Imprisonment Under Scrutiny

    Is it a violation of a 16-year-old’s rights to place her in a prison with adult inmates even though she has not been charged with any crime? Her treatment is appropriate and legal because she has “an extensive history of violence” against staffers and other residents of psychiatric facilities, according to the Connecticut(…)

Barebacking Study Reveals Disturbing Connection With Hook-Up Apps

A new study by England’s University of Westminster found what appears to be a disturbing uptick in the number of young gay men who find unprotected sex with a stranger “exciting.” The study, first published in Pink News, found that a staggering 70 percent of young gay men surveyed in London said they believed sex(…)

LGBT Folks in Homophobic Regions Die Younger Study Finds

    Researchers of what’s been deemed as “the first study to look at the consequences of anti-gay prejudice for mortality” have discovered that lesbian, gay and bisexual people living in less open-minded communities have a shorter life expectancy. The Columbia University study, which was published online in the Social Science & Medicine journal, found(…)

National Report Shows High Tobacco Use By LGBTs

LGBTs have long been known to smoke more than their straight counterparts and a new national report issued by the U.S. surgeon general backs that up: community members light up at a rate 65 percent higher than heterosexuals. The 32nd tobacco-related surgeon general’s report was released last week, on the anniversary of the office’s first(…)

7 Signs of a Gay-Friendly Congregation

The Pentecostal minister did not talk much about the Bible and homosexuality.

What he did was sell his house and move into an apartment above a garage next to a residence for homeless people with

Getting Your First Home Loan

If this is your first time buying a home, the process to get your first home loan can seem complicated. Applying for your first home loan can be tricky, and the most important thing you can do is …

Easy Facelifts to Sell Your Home Now

Eager to sell your home? Be careful. Many people anxious to sell feel prepared–to find a buyer, negotiate a deal, pack up their belongings and relocate–only their home isn’t quite ready to put on …