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NAMI meeting to focus on LGBT mental health | New

ARCHBOLD – Tuesday’s NAMI Four County meeting will focus on mental health issues and the LGBT population with Stacy Flannery, founder of a local organization called Anchored LGBT + Youth, and Joshua Honaker as presenters. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), adults and youth who identify as …

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Japan’s LGBT Bill Faces Diet Delay Due to Tory Opposition

Japan may not be able to enact a bill to promote citizens’ understanding of LGBT people until the end of the current Diet session on June 16. The delay is the result of persistent objections from conservative members of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, making it unclear whether the LDP …

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LDP approves LGBT bill after delay over conservative concerns

The ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Monday approved a multi-party bill aimed at raising public awareness of sexual minorities in Japan. Approval of the bill was delayed at an LDP panel meeting last week amid conservative fears it would “affect society.” The LDP, which focuses on promoting understanding of the …

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Who are we to discriminate against LGBT people?

On May 17, 1990, the World Health Assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO) approved the removal of homosexuality from the list of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems. This anniversary has since been celebrated as the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia to raise …

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