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Monthly Archive for March, 2011

2009 National School Climate Survey: Nearly 9 out of 10 LGBT Students Experience Harassment in School Media Contact: Daryl Presgraves 646-388-6577 dpresgraves@glsen.org Sep 14, 2010 Report Includes Analysis of 10 Years of Data, Finds Little Change in Victimization; Download Report on Top Right of PageGLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, today marks the […]

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Title: GLBT Social Gathering – First Monthly Meeting  to take place on Saturday, May 28th from 6 – 9 PM. Location: Fellowship Hall of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Corner of Bond & Green Sts., Westminster, MD 21157 Description: This first meeting is likely to be in the form of a pot-luck dinner / […]

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Friday, 25 March 2011 MD Marriage Mess: Looking Back to Move Forward Written by  Steve Charing font size decrease font size increase font size Print Every football coach in America scrutinizes the video of the previous game to identify errors in strategy and execution.  They learn from these mistakes so that they can implement the […]

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The Journey to Acceptance for LGBT Persons and Their Families These stages are gleaned from written materials and conversations with people who have experienced what is often described as “the unexpected journey” from first awareness to acceptance and pride in the personal identity of sexual orientation or gender variance in themselves or someone they love. […]

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COMING OUT TO PARENTS KNOWING WHAT TO EXPECT Most Follow Typical Stages The purpose of this is to inform gay and lesbian young adults about the process most parents go through when their child’s homosexual orientation is disclosed. The stages to be explained are: shock, denial, guilt, expression of feelings, personal decision-making, true acceptance. The […]

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Final Maryland Marriage Vote Today The Maryland house of delegates will vote on the marriage equality bill Friday. Final debate begins at 11 a.m. By Julie Bolcer Debate on the marriage equality bill begins in the house at 11 a.m. Listen to the proceedings here.   The Maryland house of delegates will vote on the […]

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March 10, 2011 | 14:22 | Public Domain   The President and First Lady Michelle Obama discuss how we can all work together to end bullying as an accepted practice and create a safer environment for our kids to grow up in.

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Personal appeals on Md. gay marriage bill making a difference, lawmakers say From the Washington Post- Sunday March 6, 2011 Steve Charing began talking to the only Republican senator who voted for the same-sex marriage bill about that prospect four years ago. Charing, who has been with the same partner for 31 years, was part […]

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