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Posted byon September 8, 2011 at 11:38 AM EST
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announces guidance for enforcing new rules that give all patients, including those with same-sex partners, the right to choose who can visit them in the hospital.
Posted byon September 2, 2011 at 4:35 PM EST
David McFarlan, Interim Executive Director and CEO of The Trevor Project, explains how The Trevor Project is providing suicide prevention services to LGBTQ young people.
Posted byon September 2, 2011 at 11:00 AM EST
Employees from across the DOI sharetheir experiences growing up as LGBT youth and coping with bullying, and emphasize the ways life has dramatically improved over time
Posted byon September 1, 2011 at 5:24 PM EST
Jerry Reed, director of the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC), outlines how a national movement to address suicide as a preventable public health problem is helping to save lives.
Posted byon September 1, 2011 at 10:02 AM EST
Eliza Byard, Executive Director of GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, discusses the importance of making schools safer and more affirming for all students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
Posted byon August 26, 2011 at 11:55 AM EST
New poem written to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King on the opening of the Memorial that honors his legacy.
Posted byon August 4, 2011 at 1:03 PM EST
On Sunday, August 28, President Obama will deliver remarks at the Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial dedication on the National Mall.
Posted byon July 29, 2011 at 3:01 PM EST
Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perrelli shares the work that the Department of Justice has undertaken to implement the Tribal Law and Order Act into law on the one year anniversary of President Obama signing it into law.
Posted byon July 22, 2011 at 7:00 PM EST
Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President, thanks the 14,000 men and women who have been discharged under DADT for their sacrifice and dedication to our freedom.
Posted byon July 22, 2011 at 4:49 PM EST
President Obama signs a certification ending "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" for good on September 20, 2011.