Sexual Orientation

Fifty Shades of Gay

iO Tillett Wright has photographed 2,000 people who consider themselves somewhere on the LGBTQ spectrum — and asked many of them: Can you assign a percentage to how gay or straight you are? Most people, it turns out, consider themselves to exist in the gray areas of sexuality, not 100% gay or straight. Which presents […]

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Schoolhouse Sex Assault

10 stories Student-on-student sexual assault is not just a problem on college campuses. It threatens thousands of kids a year in elementary, middle and high schools across America. Rich or poor, urban or rural, no school is immune. AP journalists spent a year investigating sexual assaults in elementary and secondary schools. It found they occurred […]

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EEOC Files First-Ever Sexual Orientation Discrimination Lawsuits

In a historic move, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed its first two lawsuits for discrimination based on an employee’s sexual orientation. In most states, it is still legal for employers to fire workers based on their sexual orientation or gender identity; according to the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), an LGBT rights advocacy […]

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THE 30 BEST COLLEGES FOR LGBT STUDENTS

THE 30 BEST COLLEGES FOR LGBT STUDENTS Academic institutions continue to take steps to create environments and policies that meet the needs of students with Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) identities. Learn more about the top 30 schools for LGBT inclusion. Academic institutions continue to take steps to create environments and policies that meet […]

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College Guide for Current and Prospective LGBT Students

Aspiring college students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) face a unique set of challenges when looking at schools. Recent studies indicate that 3.5% of adults in the U.S. identify as LGBT. This small but important subset of the population, roughly equivalent to the population of New Jersey, must consider a school’s inclusion […]

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