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In Texas, You Shall Go to the LGBT Prom

In Texas, You Shall Go to the LGBT Prom | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
When Taylor Ries’ prom was canceled after a fight over her desire to bring a same-sex date, some locals stepped in to hold it—in the name of LGBT inclusion.
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Reaching LGBT Youth With Support, Mentoring and a Message That ‘It Gets Better’

Reaching LGBT Youth With Support, Mentoring and a Message That ‘It Gets Better’ | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
As a high school student, Brian Wenke was harassed and bullied before he even realized he was gay.
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Pridecorps a safety net for young LGBT people

Pridecorps a safety net for young LGBT people | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
Bobby Cushman was a truck driver and then a Realtor. Then he was a truck driver and was a Realtor again.
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Homeless rates for LGBT teens are alarming, but parents can make a difference

Homeless rates for LGBT teens are alarming, but parents can make a difference | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
Up to 1.6 million young people experience homelessness in America every year. Forty percent of them identify as LGBT.
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NPO holds coming-of-age celebrations for Japan's LGBT youth

NPO holds coming-of-age celebrations for Japan's LGBT youth | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Special coming-of-age ceremonies catering to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people are growing popular in Japan, providing an opportunity for sexual minorities to celebrate and express their true selves.

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A university student was among some 40 participants, including family members, who participated in an LGBT ceremony on Feb. 12 in the city of Saga to encourage and congratulate those who had reached the age of 20 over the past year.

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