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Disagreements on 'Conversion Therapy' Ban Open Important Discussion

Disagreements on 'Conversion Therapy' Ban Open Important Discussion

By Tucker Berardi | Jul 30
In a forum-style debate in front of the Wellington Village, Florida, council, Pickup, joined by family therapist Julia Hamilton, presented arguments against a ban on conversion therapy opposite Rachel Needle, a state licensed psychologist.

More Suicide Hotline Calls Than Ever After Trump Election, CEO Says

More Suicide Hotline Calls Than Ever After Trump Election, CEO Says

By Brittany Ferrendi | Jul 16
The Trevor Project, an organization created to prevent suicide in the LGBT community, has been receiving an increase in suicide hotline calls following the presidential election.

University of Central Florida Ranks on List of 50 Best Colleges for LGBT Students

University of Central Florida Ranks on List of 50 Best Colleges for LGBT Students

By Brittany Ferrendi | Jul 15
College Choice released this year's top 50 colleges for LGBT students - and only one Florida school made the list.

Florida Town of Wellington Bans 'Conversion Therapy'

Florida Town of Wellington Bans 'Conversion Therapy'

By Tucker Berardi | Jul 2
Following an initial vote of 4-1 in favor of enacting a ban on conversion therapy for minors earlier this month, the Wellington Village Council met again Tuesday in order to set the ban into effect, this time with a 3-2 vote.

Trans Teen Jazz Jennings Steals Show at EQCA Gala

Trans Teen Jazz Jennings Steals Show at EQCA Gala

By Cynthia Laird | May 13
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra told the largely LGBT crowd that he'll continue fighting for their rights as he accepted Equality California's Vanguard Leadership Award last weekend in San Francisco.

Delray Beach, Fla., Outlaws So-Called 'Conversion Therapy' on Kids

Delray Beach, Fla., Outlaws So-Called 'Conversion Therapy' on Kids

By Tucker Berardi | May 6
The number of cities in South Florida that still allow the practice of conversion therapy on minors is dwindling - yesterday one more city commission unanimously decided to ban the practice within city limits.

Essays by Young LGBTQ Writers

By Maria Dominguez | Apr 16
The finalists for qnotes' Youth Essay Contest reveal just this; these writers are individuals whose struggles all can relate to, and whose triumphs we all applaud.

Youth of the LGBTQ Community Lead by Example

By Maria Dominguez | Apr 16
While it's true that queer young people are vulnerable - with higher rates of bullying and suicide - what is not often acknowledged is the incredible strength that LGBTQ young people have.

A Unanimous Vote Bans Conversion Therapy in Lake Worth, Florida

By Tucker Berardi | Dec 25
The vote was the product of human rights organizations working with local politicians to shed light on the issue of conversion therapy, also known as sexual orientation change efforts (SOCE).

HRC Releases Ultimate Guide to Raising Trans Children

By Christiana Lilly | Dec 17
The Human Rights Campaign teamed up with two national pediatrics groups to produce a comprehensive guide on transgender children to help family, friends, and physicians.

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