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International NCLR Committee To Attend UN Meeting Against Torture

NCLR's #BornPerfect campaign is a national effort aimed at ending conversion therapy in the next five years by passing laws across the country to protect LGBT youth, fighting in courtrooms to ensure their safety, and raising awareness about the serious harms caused by these dangerous practices. The campaign is managed by Samantha Ames, an attorney at NCLR who focuses on conversion therapy and youth issues. The committee, led by Ames, is co-chaired by Samuel Brinton and James Guay, MFT, both of whom are survivors of conversion therapy. READ MORE.

Gambia Lawmakers Pass Bill To Jail Gays For Life

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) - Gambia's National Assembly has passed a bill imposing life imprisonment for some homosexual acts, officials said Sept. 8, potentially worsening the climate for sexual minorities in a country with one of Africa's most vocal anti-gay leaders. READ MORE.

Jamaican Ends Legal Challenge to Anti-Sodomy Law

"Though the cause and the case are noble, I am no longer willing to gamble with my life or the lives of my parents and siblings," Jaghai wrote in a statement withdrawing his Supreme Court claim. READ MORE.

Berlin Mayor Announces Resignation

After more than 13 years in office, Klaus Wowereit announced he will be resigning on Dec. 11 of this year. He is Berlin's first openly gay mayor and helped turn the city into a leading tourist destination. READ MORE.

Participants Needed For LGBT Mental Health Study

Researchers at King's College London are studying how stigma and discrimination contribute to mental health issues amongst those within the LGBT community. READ MORE.

Queen Pardons Gay WWII Code Breaker

The Queen of England herself, Queen Elizabeth II granted a Royal pardon for internationally acclaimed British codebreaker and computer scientist Alan Turing. Turing took his own life in 1954 after being convicted two years prior of having consensual sex with a 19-year-old male. READ MORE.

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Smoking: Critical Health Issue For LGBT Michiganders

MICHIGAN - A recent study by Affirmations Community Center and the Kalamazoo Gay and Lesbian Resource Center, funded by the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH), facilitated eight focus groups with LGBT-identified individuals that helps shed light on tobacco use within the LGBT community.

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