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Mental health and the LGBTQ community

A student poses with a rainbow flag in Beijing in 2019, a year in which Chinese censors toughened restrictions on sharing content about LGBTQ people online.
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A student poses with a rainbow flag in in 2019.

A first-of-its-kind survey shows Long Island’s LGBTQ population is depressed. The plan for a national green bank looks like Connecticut’s, police on Long Island failed to comply with an FBI data search, and why military service members are frequent targets of identity theft.

A native Long Islander, J.D. is WSHU's managing editor. He also hosts the climate podcast Higher Ground. J.D. reports for public radio stations across the Northeast, is a journalism educator and proud SPJ member.