Archive for January 2018

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly (In LGBT issues, that is.)

First the Good News: ·      Captain Franchino married Captain Hall on January 13, 2018 at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York.  The two Apache helicopter pilots stationed at Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas are the first active-duty, same-sex couple to exchange vows at West Point. ·      Gallup poll reports that 64% of…

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Suicide: It’s All Too Common

Did you know that suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people, ages ten to twenty-four?  Compared to heterosexuals, LGB youth seriously contemplate suicide at almost three times the rate.  And the numbers climb when a teen is transgender.  Thirty percent of transgender youth report a history of at least one suicide…

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