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July 17, 2018

This article originally appeared on July 16th, 2018 in Rewire.

On Wednesday, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee voted to add an amendment to an appropriations bill that included a provision permitting licensed child-welfare agencies to discriminate on the basis of...

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 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...

April 4, 2018

This article originally appeared in ReWire.news on April 4, 2018.

In early March, 12-year-old Andy Leach of Mississippi died by suicide.

The causes of death by suicide are never fully known. But there is evidence that he had been struggling at school after telling his pe...

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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