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New Study Shows Social Networks Prevent Stigma for LGBT Youth

By EDGE | Jul 3
A new study from the Family Acceptance Project shows that the role of family, peers and community support make a difference in overall adjustment and well-being.

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Military Drags Feet On American-Made Sneakers

NATIONAL | By Philip Marcelo | Jul 4
New Balance thinks the U.S. military is dragging its feet.

The Fifth Annual Transgender Symposium :: Every Day A Struggle

NATIONAL | By Sean McShee | Jul 4
Many discussions at the Fifth Annual Transgender Medical Symposium in Fort Lauderdale focused on the difficulties that transgender people face. These difficulties include body image, discrimination, and harassment.

Law Enforcement on High Alert Heading into Fourth of July

NATIONAL | Jul 3
Special TSA teams are being assigned to large airline hubs.

Job Openings in Tenn. After Entire County Clerk's Office Quits Over Gay Marriage Licences

NATIONAL | Jul 3
The employees of the Decatur County clerk's office in west Tennessee have resigned from their positions.

Saved By The Bell: Screech's Stabbing Sentence on Hold

NATIONAL | Jul 3
Jail time is on hold for former "Saved by the Bell" actor Dustin Diamond while he appeals his sentence for an altercation at a Wisconsin bar.

Kentucky Clerk Sued for Not Issuing Gay-Marriage Licenses

NATIONAL | Jul 3
Four Kentucky couples are suing a clerk who is refusing to issue gay-marriage licenses - or any marriage licenses at all - following the U.S. Supreme Court decision that same-sex couples have a legal right to marry.

Sex Offenders Sue, Cite Indiana's Religious Objections Law

NATIONAL | By Tom Davies | Jul 3
A lawsuit filed on behalf of two registered sex offenders cites Indiana's new religious objections law in arguing they've been wrongly prohibited from worshipping at churches that have schools on the same property.

2 Queens Named in Beauty Pageant, But One Refuses to Share the Tiara

NATIONAL | Jul 3
One winner of a teenage Miss 4th of July pageant is upset. The other agreed to share the title but isn't talking. And the pageant organizer is defending herself from accusations she rigged the results.

Connecticut Town's Boom Box Parade Celebrates 30th Year

NATIONAL | By Pat Eaton-Robb | Jul 3
The town's annual Independence Day parade once again will include the traditional Little League teams, floats sponsored by local businesses, fire trucks and politicians. But, for the 30th consecutive year, there will be no marching bands.

Hispanic Leaders Say Republican Party Must Condemn Trump

POLITICS | By Steve Peoples | Jul 3
Hispanic leaders are warning of harm to Republican White House hopes unless the party's presidential contenders do more to condemn Donald Trump for calling Mexican immigrants rapists and drug dealers.s

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