LGBT

Afterschool Program Aims To Help LGBT Youth On LI

Mar 14, 2019
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The LGBT Network on Long Island will offer a new afterschool program for LGBT youth to prepare them for their future.

Stony Brook Hosts LGBT Conference

Mar 13, 2019
Jessica Hill / AP

Over 600 people gathered at Stony Brook University for Long Island’s only LGBT-specific conference. The meeting aims to empower and educate members of the community to address the needs of LGBT people.

Pat Eaton-Robb / AP

Connecticut’s high school athletic conference says it stands by two transgender runners who won statewide awards.

Christian Carter / WSHU

This week Massachusetts voted to protect the rights of transgender people in their state. This comes after a leaked memo from the Department of Health and Human Services said the Trump administration wants to narrow the definition of sex. Raven Matherne, Connecticut’s first openly transgender elected official, explained how this would deny rights to healthcare for millions like her.     

Carolyn Kaster / AP

The ACLU in Connecticut is reacting to the New York Times report that the Trump administration wants to narrow the federal definition of gender. The new definition could eradicate federal civil rights protections for an estimated 1.4 million transgender Americans. 

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