LGBTQ+

NFL Airs LGBTQ+ Commercial After Raiders’ Carl Nassib Comes Out as Gay

On June 21st, active NFL player Carl Nassib came out as gay by posting a video on his Instagram page with a heartfelt letter. In it, he talks about the “agonizing” decision to publicly come out and how in spite of that, he was received with love and support by his community.
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5 Ways to Make a Difference for Refugees

According to the UNHCR, at the end of 2020, there were nearly 26.4 million refugees around the world forced to flee their homes because of war, violence, conflict or persecution. Almost half of them are under the age of 18, some are members of the LBGTQ+ community—and each has a unique story.
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Four Ways to Support a Friend When They Come Out to You

While we’re hopeful for a day when “coming out” isn’t even a thing that happens — until then we want to be as supportive as we can be to those who do. These are a few ways you can support a friend, family member, or anyone who comes out to you...
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What Do You Wish More People Understood About the LGBTQ+ Community?

And other questions for a few of our favorite LGBTQ+ activists, influencers, and educators
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Religious Leaders Are Stepping up to Welcome the LGBTQ+ Community

Some religious leaders are taking a stand to say that LGBTQ+ people have a place in their house of worship. Last December, more than 370 religious leaders from around the world called for a ban on conversion therapy — the attempt to change a person's sexual orientation or gender identity.
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The Rainbow Railroad Is Helping LGBTQ+ People Flee Persecution

In countries where same-sex intimacy is illegal, the LGTBQ+ community faces violence and discrimination from their families, communities, and governments. Rainbow Railroad is helping LGBTQ+ people escape.
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