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2017 Gay Travel Award Winners Revealed

GayTravel.com today announced the winners of the 2017 Gay Travel Awards. The mission of the Gay Travel Awards is to recognize and promote select LGBTQ welcoming properties, events, destinations and travel-related companies around the globe. These distinguished organizations lead by example and help to inspire other companies and brands around the world to follow their spirit of(…)

Teens Exposed to Drug Use, Mental Distress, Violence at Risk for HIV in Adulthood

The psychological and social risks that adolescents experience can have a lasting impact on adulthood. When those risks include drug use, mental distress and exposure to violence, they may engage in unsafe sexual behavior that increases their chance of HIV infection, according to a new longitudinal study by the University of Michigan. “Our findings support(…)

AT&T wireless Agreement Extends Gender Identity Protections to Tens of Thousands of Workers

Over 21,000 AT&T wireless workers have reached a precedent-setting tentative agreement that, in addition to curbing outsourcing and raising pay, wins the widest-reaching protections for transgender employees of any telecom industry contract. The tentative agreement, secured by the Communications Workers of America (CWA), provides the first-ever enforceable protections against discrimination based on gender identity in(…)

Appeals Court Blocks Trump Administration’s Attempt to Delay Enlistment of Transgender Service Members

A federal appeals court has denied the Trump administration’s request to further delay enlistment of new transgender service members in the armed forces. The ruling comes in the American Civil Liberties Union’s case, Stone v. Trump. The trial court prohibited the government from implementing President Trump’s unconstitutional ban on transgender people serving in the military(…)