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Desegregation Offers Lessons for Gay Troops Debate

by RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press | November 1, 2010
 Though the military may now seem to lag behind America's acceptance of gays in civilian l [...] Read more

Support, Counseling, Education Urged for Gay Youth

by Leanne Italie, Associated Press Writer | October 5, 2010
Support and other resources for gay young people are out there, sometimes only a click or a pho [...] Read more

Convention Panel Encourages Gay Chancellors, Presidents to Remain Open About Their Sexual Orientation

by Lydia Lum | October 9, 2009
Since age 26, Dr. David Wain Coon has been open personally and professionally about his sexual [...] Read more
Non-Discrimination Policies and Support Groups Help Ease Campus Life for Gay and Lesbian Students at HBCUs

Non-Discrimination Policies and Support Groups Help Ease Campus Life for Gay and Lesbian Students at HBCUs

by Lekan Oguntoyinbo | July 7, 2009
Earlier this year, a group of gay and lesbian students at Winston-Salem State University, a mid [...] Read more
Gainesville, Fla., Votes on Gay Discrimination Ban

Gainesville, Fla., Votes on Gay Discrimination Ban

by Associated Press | March 25, 2009
Voters in this university city went to the polls Tuesday in an election that could strip the lo [...] Read more

Hispanic, Gay Advocates Vie for Abandoned Commerce Post

by Karen Branch-Brioso | January 6, 2009
No sooner had Gov. Bill Richardson, D-N.M., and President-elect Barack Obama made their announc [...] Read more
Obama Names Prominent Member of Gay Community,  Asian American to Environmental and Energy Posts

Obama Names Prominent Member of Gay Community, Asian American to Environmental and Energy Posts

by Associated Press and Diverse Staff | December 11, 2008
President-elect Barack Obama has selected a deputy mayor of Los Angeles to lead the White House [...] Read more
Group: UW-Madison will be biggest university with gay leader

Group: UW-Madison will be biggest university with gay leader

by Associated Press | May 30, 2008
A gay rights group says Biddy Martin would be the first openly gay person to lead a university [...] Read more
Current LGBT Students Find Sororities, Fraternities More Hospitable Than Past Graduates

Current LGBT Students Find Sororities, Fraternities More Hospitable Than Past Graduates

by Michelle J. Nealy | April 3, 2008
While there have always been members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in [...] Read more
Hampshire College president marries gay partner of 27 years

Hampshire College president marries gay partner of 27 years

by Associated Press | September 19, 2007
AMHERST Mass. The president of a small liberal arts college in western Massachusetts and his m [...] Read more

Iowa Gov. Tries Again To Get Gay Man on Civil Rights Commission

by Associated Press | July 11, 2007
DES MOINES Iowa Gov. Chet Culver is trying again to get a gay man approved to the Iowa State C [...] Read more
Boston Man Sues Over Gay Marriage Question on Bar Exam

Boston Man Sues Over Gay Marriage Question on Bar Exam

by Associated Press | July 6, 2007
BOSTON A man who failed the Massachusetts bar exam because he refused to answer a question ab [...] Read more
Don’t Relegate LGBT People to the Margins

Don’t Relegate LGBT People to the Margins

by Cedric Brown | June 28, 2007
Don’t Relegate LGBT People to the Margins Bravo, Eric, bravo. And kudos to Diverse for broach [...] Read more

HBCUs Have A Responsibility To LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Students

by Eric Pritchard | May 17, 2007
Campus silence is read as lack of support. [...] Read more

NCAA and Gay Rights Group Take On Homophobia In College Sports

by Lois Elfman | April 5, 2007
The National Center for Lesbian Rights recently announced a settlement in the discrimination la [...] Read more