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What’s the next President to do for LGBT equality? Featured 

What’s the next President to do for LGBT equality?

by Adam Lombardi The fight for LGBT equality has come farther than ever before but there’s still a long way to go and the stakes couldn’t get any higher. The next President will either set the tempo for establishing full equality for the entire nation or rollback gains made under President Obama. It’s crunch time. President Obama has already left a legacy advocating for LGBT equality that tackles some of the biggest issues with record advancements on this front. These gains are so significant; any attempt to roll back developments…

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Merry & Bright Featured Out Front 

Merry & Bright

LGBT Families talk about holiday traditions, de-gendering toys, and New Year’s Resolutions As this holiday season approaches, one can’t help but feel the joy and happiness that comes from spending time with family. Two years ago, Living Out published an article about how the holiday season could be a time of stress and anxiety for some in the LGBT community. Since then, society as a whole has seen a shift in how a “traditional” family is viewed. 2015 has been a remarkable year for progress in the LGBT communities fight…

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Healthy Holiday Recipes Featured Living Smart 

Healthy Holiday Recipes

Slimmed Down Green Bean Casserole Ingredients: 3-4 medium shallots, in their skins 1 1/2 tsps Kosher salt 1 lb. fresh green beans, stemmed & halved crosswise 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 8 oz. (4 cups) cremini mushrooms, sliced 2 tbsps unsalted butter 3 tbsps all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups mushroom, vegetable, or chicken broth 3 tsps fresh thyme leaves Ground black pepper Vegetable cooking spray 1 cup fresh bread crumbs Directions: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Put the shallots (in their skins) on a small baking dish, roast…

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Remember Our LGBTQ Youth This Holiday Season Featured POV 

Remember Our LGBTQ Youth This Holiday Season

The Christmas season is a difficult time of year for many. Too often we see the glitz and glamour that this holiday brings, totally missing its spiritual message. The underlying message in celebrating the birth of Jesus is the full embrace of human difference and diversity. I truly believe if Americans – Christians and non-Christians, alike – stayed more focused on the message and teachings of Jesus, many lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth and young adults would not have the annual angst of searching for home for…

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