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Bill to Ban Sexual Orientation and Gender Counseling Dies in Massachusetts

According to the New Boston Post, the provision’s critics argued the amendment could lead to children being removed from their parents if they had them see a therapist who allowed them to explore their discomfort with same-sex attraction or gender identity confusion.

Thousands march in Jerusalem Gay Pride amid surrogacy uproar

Jerusalem’s Largest-Ever Pride Parade Takes Place Under Intense Security

TEL AVIV – Some 30,000 people attended Jerusalem’s largest-ever gay pride parade Thursday, with the annual event maintaining relative calm despite fears of violence from right-wing groups. Some LGBT allies called for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign over the passage of a surrogacy law that excludes gay men.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to hold on to the presidency but the outcome is likely to be very tight

Erdogan Uses Violence to Contain Istanbul Gay Pride Parade

LGBT Turks staged a gay pride rally Sunday in Istanbul despite warnings by police that the event was not legal, after reportedly coming to a last-minute agreement to allow a smaller gathering. Police nonetheless attacked congregants with rubber bullets and arrested at least five, ending the event the same way it has for the past four years.

June is Pride Month, and while Stonewall National Monument shares the unforgettable story of the 1969 riots year-round, this year kicks off a special countdown to World Pride in 2019. This annual event, which will be hosted by New York City in 2019, is the largest global Pride celebration. It …

Federal Government Resources Used to Promote LGBT Pride

June is wrapping up but it is not too late to look back on what official resources federal agencies have used to celebrate LGBT Pride Month. Just exactly how much time and money have been allocated is not clear and this is just a sampling of agencies in the expansive federal bureaucracy.

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Planned Parenthood Sues to Keep Access to Young Children in Sex Ed

HHS also noted CDC’s report that, while teen sex and pregnancy rates are at record lows, sexually transmitted disease (STD) cases are at record highs. Consequently, the agency says sex education “should be centered on science in the promotion of optimal health outcomes.”

A vietnamese man dances as he holds a rainbow flag during the fourth gay pride parade on August 2, 2015 in Hanoi, Vietnam. Hundreds of demonstrators march through the streets of the Vietnamese capital urging an end to discrimination against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community as homosexuality …

Williams: Ex-Gays Fight LGBT Power Play to Outlaw Conversion Therapy

A group including former gays who benefited from reparative therapy is fighting a California bill that would label such therapy a fraudulent business practice and ban counseling aimed at helping people who are unhappy with their same-sex attraction.