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Same-sex marriage laws tied to fewer teen suicide attempts
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Same-sex marriage laws tied to fewer teen suicide attempts

Reuters - Feb 22, 2017

Enacting policies that promote equality, like same-sex marriage laws, may ease the mental burdens on lesbian, gay and bisexual young people, a new U.S. study suggests. Researchers…

Transgender people in Ecuador finally cast vote according to their gender identity
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Transgender people in Ecuador finally cast vote according to their gender identity

Reuters - Feb 20, 2017

Ecuadorean transgender people on Sunday voted for the first time according to their chosen gender, in what activists say are signs of progress in the socially conservative…

Recording Artist Johnathan Celestin to perform in Vallarta Pride
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Recording Artist Johnathan Celestin to perform in Vallarta Pride

Vallarta Daily News - Jan 31, 2017

Johnathan Celestin is a singer/songwriter from New York City, USA.  He has performed on several Broadway Tours and has written and sung for international recording artists, and companies like…

The emerging science of ‘bromosexual’ friendships
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The emerging science of ‘bromosexual’ friendships

Vallarta Daily News - Jan 13, 2017

For a long time, friendships between gay men and straight men – what some now call “bromosexual” friendships – were uncommon. Homophobia was likely one reason; another…

Prompting helps doctors ask teens about gender identity
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Prompting helps doctors ask teens about gender identity

Reuters - Dec 29, 2016

Prompting doctors to ask adolescents and young adults about their gender identity may improve documentation of that information in electronic health records, according to a new study.…

Brazilian squatters offer shelter from anti-gay violence
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Brazilian squatters offer shelter from anti-gay violence

Vallarta Daily News - Dec 13, 2016

The room is home to several members of Brazil's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community seeking refuge from discrimination and hate crimes against LGBT people. They were…

Mexico’s lower house of congress rejects marriage equality bill
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Mexico’s lower house of congress rejects marriage equality bill

Vallarta Daily News - Nov 10, 2016

A committee in Mexico's lower house of congress on Wednesday rejected a proposal by President Enrique Pena Nieto for legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, an idea that sparked…

LGBT characters at all time high on U.S. television
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LGBT characters at all time high on U.S. television

Vallarta Daily News - Nov 03, 2016

GLAAD said the number of transgender characters had doubled to 16 this year. There was also a record high percentage of black characters on broadcast television, thanks…

U.N. appoints first expert to protect LGBT people from violence
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U.N. appoints first expert to protect LGBT people from violence

Vallarta Daily News - Oct 01, 2016

The U.N. Human Rights Council on Friday appointed its first independent investigator to help protect homosexual and transgender people worldwide from violence and discrimination. The United Nations…

Mother sues U.S. hospital for discriminating against transgender son
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Mother sues U.S. hospital for discriminating against transgender son

Vallarta Daily News - Sep 28, 2016

In the landmark case, Katharine Prescott argues the Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego (RCHSD) in California discriminated against her transgender son based on his sex. The civil complaint…

Pope throws support behind Mexico’s gay marriage opposition
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Pope throws support behind Mexico’s gay marriage opposition

Vallarta Daily News - Sep 25, 2016

Pope Francis has voiced support for Mexican bishops and citizens opposing the government's push to legalize same-sex marriage. At his weekly Sunday blessing, Francis said he willingly…

People across Mexico protest against gay marriage
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People across Mexico protest against gay marriage

Vallarta Daily News - Sep 11, 2016

Tens of thousands of people across Mexico marched on Saturday to protest against gay marriage, challenging President Enrique Pena Nieto's proposal to recognize same-sex marriage throughout the…