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|Study finds overrepresentation of LGBTQ+ youth in Midwest Foster Care System
--From a U of Maryland School of Social Work press release - The study outlined here is one of the first of its kind to be conducted in a Midwestern state, where available data on LGBTQ+ youth is extremely limited. It follows similar studies in New York City ...
|Dept. of Education: Title IX also protects LGBTQ students
The Department of Education will interpret Title IXa federal law that protects students from sex-based discrimination in federally funded schoolsto protect LGBTQ students from discrimination, according to a federal notice ...
|Back 2 School Illinois Build-A-Kit event
Oct. 22, 2021 at Center on Halsted|
--From a press release - We are excited to announce that after a long COVID delay, we will be holding our Back 2 School Illinois Build-A-Kit Event on Oct. 22, 2021. The day-long event, in partnership with the LGBT Chamber of ...
|Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame seeks members for selection committee|
The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, celebrating its 30th anniversary, invited the LGBTQ+ community to nominate individuals, organizations, businesses, and allies for the 2021 Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame and the response was tremendous. The Chicago ...
|New Broadway Youth Center being readied for 2021 opening|
Work continues on Howard Brown Health's (Howard Brown) new 20,000 square-foot Broadway Youth Center (BYC) facility at 1053 W. Irving Park Rd. BYC has spent years looking for a permanent home. After launching in Lake View, ...
|NBC Out releases annual #Pride30 list|
--From a press release - NBC Out, part of NBCNews.com, has released its annual #Pride30 list, recognizing members of the LGBTQ community around the world who are making a difference. This year's list honors 30 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer ...
|Wisconsin LGBTQ History fundraiser honors 60th anniversary of LGBTQ uprising|
--From a press release - Milwaukee, WI - As Pride Month kicks off today across America, the Wisconsin LGBTQ History Project is launching a campaign to celebrate the birthplace of "pride" in Wisconsin, recognize a turning point in local LGBTQ history, ...
|Chicago LGBT veterans honor the fallen on Memorial Day|
The Chicago Chapter of the American Veterans for Equal Rights (AVER) honored the fallen on Memorial Day with flowers at the granite monument on Halsted Street and Addison which honors LGBTQ veterans. The monument was commissioned ...
|ACLU sues Arkansas over ban on health care for transgender youth|
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The American Civil Liberties Union today filed a lawsuit on behalf of four transgender youth and their families as well as two doctors challenging an Arkansas law that prohibits health care professionals ...
|West Hollywood celebrates Pride on Harvey Milk Day, honors Lady Gaga and The Abbey|
Each year in California, the City of West Hollywood celebrates the artistic contributions of the LGBTQ community with its 40-day-long One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival. The festival kicked off on Harvey Milk Day (May ...
|Little library honoring John Pennycuff is unveiled|
Chicago's Unity Park Advisory Council (UPAC) held "Park Day" May 22 at the site, 2636 N. Kimball Ave.and one of the events involved the unveiling of a custom-designed little library that honors late LGBTQ-rights activist John ...
|WORLD Myanmar activist, Cyprus official, brutal crimes, UK youth|
In Myanmar, Equality Myanmar Executive Director Aung Myo Min broke another barrier, becoming the first LGBTQ person to become sworn in as a member of cabinet after being appointed by the National Unity Government as its ...
|Steppenwolf announces The Loft, youth art competition|
--From a press release - CHICAGO (May 19, 2021)—Steppenwolf Theatre Company, the nation's premier ensemble theater company, is excited to announce initial programming details for The Loft, its first-ever dedicated education space that encompasses the ...
|Trevor Project releases 2021 National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health|
--From a press release - WASHINGTON, DC — May 19, 2021 — The Trevor Project, the world's largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people ...
|National Black Justice Coalition honors the life of Monica Roberts|
--From a press release - WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) celebrates the life and accomplishments of Monica Roberts, a revered transgender journalist, activist, and founder of the award-winning publication TransGriot. ...