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Study Showing 70 Years of Improving Campus Climate For LGBTQ Students Raises Concerns About Trump Policies

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The author of a new study showing slow but consistent progress in the experiences of LGBTQ students on college campuses over the past 70 years is concerned that for the first time since 1944, that trend may be reversing.

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Women’s Quality of Life Impacted More Than Men With Myasthenia Gravis

Today, at the 2017 American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) Annual Meeting, Dr. Ikjae Lee, Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, was honored as the Best Abstract Award Winner for his research, Gender and Quality of Life In Myasthenia Gravis Patients From The Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America Registry.

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Experts Issue Recommendations to Provide Gender-Affirmation Treatment for Transgender Individuals

The Endocrine Society today issued a Clinical Practice Guideline on the treatment for gender-dysphoric/gender-incongruent people, commonly referred to as transgender, to develop the physical characteristics of the affirmed gender.

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UNLV Residence Halls Dedicate Floor to LGBTQ Students

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New gender-inclusive housing among the themed communities UNLV offers students in its residence halls. UNLV's LGBTQ floor, dubbed Stonewall Suites, gets its name from the 1969 Stonewall riots — a flashpoint in the fight for LGBTQ rights.

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Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Older Adults Suffer More Chronic Health Conditions Than Heterosexuals, Study Finds

A new University of Washington study finds that lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) older adults were found to be in poorer health than heterosexuals, specifically in terms of higher rates of cardiovascular disease, weakened immune system and low back or neck pain. They also were at greater risk of some adverse health behaviors such as smoking and excessive drinking.

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FSU Researchers Find School Board Diversity Reduces School Suspensions

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A new study from criminology researchers at Florida State University reveals that a more diverse school board can lead to more equitable school punishment among black, white and Hispanic students.

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A Practical Guide on How to Confront Hate

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UAB Institute for Human Rights Director Tina Kempin Reuter provides practical tips for confronting hate and violence.

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Female Mouse Embryos Actively Remove Male Reproductive Systems

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A protein called COUP-TFII determines whether a mouse embryo develops a male reproductive tract, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health and their colleagues at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. The discovery, which appeared online August 17 in the journal Science, changes the long-standing belief that an embryo will automatically become female unless androgens, or male hormones, in the embryo make it male.







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