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2014-01-22 11:36:08

Canadian schools with explicit anti-homophobia interventions such as gay-straight alliances (GSAs) may reduce the odds of suicidal thoughts and attempts among both sexual minority and straight students, according to a new study by University of British Columbia researchers. Gay-straight alliances are student-led clubs that aim to make the school community a safer place for all students regardless of their sexual orientation. Their members include lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer...

2013-11-15 23:02:07

Climb Real Estate Group was a proud creative sponsor of GSA Network's 15th anniversary celebration, Fabulous by Design. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Climb Real Estate Group was a proud creative sponsor of Fabulous By Design: Fifteen & Fabulous, a benefit celebrating the Gay-Straight Alliance Network’s fifteenth year empowering LGBT youth and allies. The anniversary celebration was held on October 24th, 2013 at Terra Gallery in the Rincon Hill neighborhood of San...

2011-04-18 14:00:01

Gay teens are 5 times more likely to try to kill themselves than heterosexual peers but school and community factors influence risk In the wake of several highly publicized suicides by gay teenagers, a new study finds that a negative social environment surrounding gay youth is associated with high rates of suicide attempts by lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) youth. The study, "The Social Environment and Suicide Attempts in a Population-Based Sample of LGB Youth," appears in the April 18 issue...

2011-02-01 11:30:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To help underwrite recent efforts to prevent suicides among gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth, gay social network Fab.com is donating $1 to LGBT support organizations GLSEN and The Trevor Project for each new member who joins Fab.com in February. The donations will be made in partnership with the It Gets Better Project, the widely publicized anti-bullying video initiative addressed at sexual minority youth. Less than a year old, Fab...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.