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May 11, 2018

This article originally appeared on May 11, 2018 in ReWire.News.

In 2015, the University of Arizona interviewed LGBT students across three states asking them about their experiences with over-discipline and school pushout. In response, one student said, “The teachers …...

April 25, 2018

This article originally appeared on April 25, 2018 in ReWire.News.

In early April, the LGBTQ publication Queerty ran a piece called “Why does bisexuality still make us so uncomfortable?” in which the author, Jeremy Helligar, describes the moment that a date told him he...

April 20, 2018

This article originally appeared on the Huffington Post on April 13, 2018.

In a USA Today opinion column published Thursday, contributor James Bovard takes issue with a new study finding 36 percent of students at colleges and universities experienced food insecurity in...

April 17, 2018

This article originally appeared on ReWire.news on April 17, 2018.

The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) is a federally administered survey that provides some of the most crucial data in the United States on the demographics of crime victims, including their s...

October 16, 2017

This essay first appeared on Medium.com on October 16, 2017.

**Content note: sexual violence**

On Sunday night, women took to social media to say “#MeToo,” confirming their places among the staggering numbers who’ve experienced sexual violence.

Study after study after nat...

May 25, 2017

This article originally appeared on Huffington Post on May 25, 2017.

The two women’s stories shared in this video demonstrate the challenges that LGBT elders face as they age. Tina and Jackie were born in the same Virginia town in 1947. Despite their similar beginnings,...

September 27, 2016

This article originally appeared in the Advocate on September 27, 2016.

Despite making up more than half of the lesbian, gay, and bisexual population, bisexual people are often overlooked and invisible. Bisexual people are frequently assumed to be gay, lesbian, or heter...

April 5, 2016

This article appears in full in At the Intersections. Please visit the site for the full text and citations and to read more about the experiences of LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness and how to support their success.

The largest proportion of lesbian, gay, and bise...

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