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Center for Positive Sexuality offers Therapy Groups

Emily Prior is now conducting intake interviews with individual clients who would like to be considered for participation in group therapy sessions, in conjunction with Marriage and Family Therapist Andrew Abrams. Andrew and Emily’s therapy groups will be begin mid-September in the Sherman Oaks/Encino, CA area. Groups will center around individuals identifying as submissives,

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Advancing the Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth

(reposted from University of Minnesota)

On May 12, 2011, Robert Garofalo, MD, MPH, will discuss the process and findings of the recent Institutes of Medicine (IOM) Committee Report, The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People. He will summarize and contextualize the state of the science as it exists for LGBT youth and,

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Last night with Lisa Wolpe

Lisa Wolpe was a gracious guest, providing us with a taste of Shakespeare along with a full meal of what it means to be a woman, an actor, a drag king, a Shakespearean enthusiast, and a humanist. If you missed this episode of ITN, you not only missed some brilliant Shakespearean acting,

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April 12 on “Is This Normal?”: Shakespeare & the Alchemy of Gender!

  Emily and Simone welcome Lisa Wolpe, of the Los Angeles Women’s Shakespeare Company, on “Is This Normal?” on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. (PST).  Join Emily, Simone and Lisa, and be part of the action by going to http://www.ustream.tv/channel/is-this-normal1. If you enter the chat room you will REALLY be part of the action!

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NSRC Summer Institute

This years Summer Institute theme is Culture. Sex. Pleasure.  The dates are from June 20-July 15th, with the 15th being the NSRC SI Alumni Symposium!  More info about that to follow! 

Pass on this information to anyone that you think might be interested!  The website for this summer is: http://nsrc.sfsu.edu/summerinstitute

And…we have a Facebook page!! 

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LLC 15th annual conference – Los Angeles

IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO REGISTER FOR THE 15TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE!

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REGISTRATION RATES OF $120 AVAILABLE FROM MARCH 16 TO APRIL 6TH  

 Registration from March 16th through April 6th is $120. 

 Registration will be available on-site for $135!

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Trans Talk: Being Transgender is not a Mental Illness

http://destrantalk.blogspot.com/2010/04/being-transgender-is-not-mental-illness.html

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CFP Religion, Spirituality, & Aging among older LGBTQ adults

I (Mark Brennan)  have been invited to edit a special issue of the Journal of Religion, Spirituality and Aging on religion and spirituality among older LGBTQ adults. I am seeking original research articles for this issue, but will also consider reviews, more theoretically-oriented works, or manuscripts that address pastoral or practice issues.

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UCLA’S Williams Institute Releases New Study Finding 44% of LGB People and 66% Transgender People in Utah Report Employment Discrimination

Press Release
For Immediate Release

January 18, 2011

Media Contacts:
Clifford Rosky, clifford.rosky@law.utah.edu, (801) 581-7352

Christy Mallory, mallory@law.ucla.edu, (310) 794-9469

LOS ANGELES – Today, the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law released a new research study providing evidence of employment discrimination against LGBT people in Utah. 

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Family Matters Conference in Philly

Philadelphia Family Pride is sponsoring our first annual Family Matters Conference
for LGBTQ parents and prospective parents on Saturday, October 16.  The
conference aims to reach parents from different experiences (including
adoptive parents, single parents, prospective parents, trans-parents,
…partnered/married parents,… grandparents, etc.) and address family issues as a whole.

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