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A thousand LGBTQ youth protected from conversion therapy in 2018

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New estimates from the Williams Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law find that 1,000 LGBTQ youth who range in ages from 13-17 will be protected from conversion therapy by a licensed health care professional in the five U.S. states that passed bans on the practice in 2018.

Canadian twin performers pen memoir

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“High School,” a memoir by Warner Bros. Records and award-winning recording artists Tegan and Sara, will be published on Sept. 24, 2019 by MCD, a division of Farrar, Straus & Giroux, alongside Simon & Schuster Canada and Virago in the United Kingdom.

News Briefs 12.28.18

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News from across the globe for 12.28.18.

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Arcus opens social justice grant apps

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The Arcus Foundation published a Request for Concepts, the initial step in a streamlined process for organizations to apply for Arcus funding to support LGBTQ social justice work.

Book tackles diversity

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Everyone’s family structure is different and literature that supports and champions family structure diversity is highlighted in Mera Malik’s “Om, The Enchanted, Big World, Little Om, Volume I.”

LGB less likely to have guns

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A new study on gun ownership and attitudes conducted by the Williams Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law reports that LGB adults are about half as likely to have guns at home compared to those who are straight.