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Fenway Institute: Guns Pose Substantial Threat to LGBT Community

NATIONAL | Oct 13
Today, The Fenway Institute of Fenway Health released a policy brief showing that gun violence poses a substantial threat to the health of the LGBT community.

Why It Matters: Guns

CORPORATE | By Lisa Marie Pane | Oct 2
In a world that feels increasingly violent, whether at home or across the globe, America's cowboy culture and the Second Amendment are under the microscope. Voters are asking what will make them safer, more guns or fewer?

The Post-Orlando Gun Debate in the LGBT Community

NATIONAL | By Jill Gleeson | Aug 20
A resurgence in membership has reactivated Pink Pistols chapters around the country. At the same time, a new anti-gun group has emerged. But the two may not necessarily be in complete opposition.

Death of the Disco Dancers

DANCE | By Paul Parish | Jul 31
Forty-nine dancers were murdered last month in Orlando. Are they really dancers if they're not professional dancers? But of course they are.

Support Grows Among Americans for Stricter Gun Laws

LEGAL | By Lisa Marie Pane and Ryan J. Foley | Jul 26
Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also are pessimistic that change will happen anytime soon.

LGBTs Debate Gun Laws

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 16
In the midst of ongoing gun violence, California officials are taking a look at the state's gun laws -- while LGBT firearms enthusiasts say additional legislation is unnecessary.

Gun Controlled: The LGBT Community Focuses on Firearms

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Jun 25
Speaking with The Guardian, Emmerich tried to defend against the massive criticism he endured for "Stonewall," which ignored the major role of LGBT people of color in the 1969 riots that birthed the modern LGBT rights movement.

Will Gunmaker Face Trial Over Sandy Hook Massacre?

CORPORATE | Jun 21
A lawsuit blames the manufacturer, distributor and seller of the rifle used in the massacre, where more than 20 students and educators died.

Man Thwarts Possible Mass Shooting by Refusing Gun Sale

NATIONAL | Mar 30
Twenty-five-year-old James Howard tried to buy a rifle last week, but the store owner refused to sell it to him.

Gun Maker Seeks Dismissal of Lawsuit Over Newtown Shooting

CORPORATE | Feb 25
The families of nine children and adults killed at the Newtown school and a teacher who survived the attack say the AR-15 is a highly lethal military weapon that should not be sold to the public.

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