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When Sal Stow went out to pick up packages off the front porch, she was surprised to find a note tucked under a rock on the front mat. But what she couldn’t have possibly known was how much her front porch has meant to the young person who wrote the note. While the local county commissioners refused to fly the pride flag from court buildings, Stow, and her wife, Meghan Stabler, proudly fly two rainbow flags at their house. And...

Most parents try to act in ways that help their children thrive. Parents who believe that being a member of the LGBTQ community is wrong, however, may reject their children’s identities, thinking that by doing so, they are helping them fit into mainstream culture. While the harm of such rejection may seem obvious, it is often not clear to these parents, who are often dealing with outdated societal and familial beliefs of their own. For 17 years, the Family Acceptance...
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Andi Mack, the Disney Channel show that features an out-gay teen and earned the network a fair number of “firsts”, has been canceled. The tween dramedy series’ third and final season will air this summer, according to Deadline. While certainly an entertainment niche, Andi Mack rose to national prominence in 2017 when a 13-year-old character, Cyrus Goodman (Joshua Rush) told his friends Andi (Peyton Elizabeth Lee) and Buffy (Sofia Wylie) that he had feelings for Andi’s boyfriend, Jonah (Asher Angel). That moment...
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LGBTQ history was made on television last night, though it’s shadowed by real-life events. This past Wednesday (April 24), fans of Empire witnessed the first black gay wedding on primetime television. The episode titled “Never Doubt I Love” showed popular character Jamal, played by the controversial Jussie Smollett, and his fiancé Kai, played by Sense8’s Toby Onwumere, getting married. As noted by fellow Empire star Gabourey Sidibe, this scene was very important. “Tonight, #Empire will give life to a monumental love story...
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A study by the Journal of the American Medical Association is pointing out that one in every four LGBTQ teens attemps suicide in the United States. The study, which was published recently but is based on data from 2015, was penned by UPenn’s Wharton School researchers Theodore Caputi, Davey Smith, and John Ayers. Together, the three looked over data about “sexual minority adolescents," which they ultimately decided would represent LGBQ youth (If you're wondering where the "T" is, more on...
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We are gearing up for the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea and one company is using that to promote LGBTQ youth and their parents. Manufacturing conglomerate Procter & Gamble has released an ad ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics titled, “Thank You, Mom.” As you might imagine, the video shows several moms supporting their LGBTQ children like a boy who wants to be a figure skater and a girl who’s obsessed with female skaters. In a statement about the commercial Proctor...
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The West Virginia chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters lost $80,000 in donations after it announced it would be giving training to help LGBTQ youth. Sara McDowell is the director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central West Virginia and she told NBC news that the organization that currently serves 34 children ages 6 to 11 is in a pinch after losing those donations. Due to the lack of donations, the chapter cannot fill two vacant jobs and cannot add...

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