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The Daily Rundown — The Latest News Affecting Women & Girls in Our Region

By Mariah Craven on December 6th, 2010

In today’s rundown: A new study finds that gay and lesbian teens face harsher discipline. | And hundreds protest outside a Montgomery County health clinic.

– A new study shows that gay and lesbian teens are disciplined more harshly by schools, police and courts, The Washington Post reports. Lesbian and bisexual girls were two to three times as likely as straight girls to be punished, according to the study.  Women’s Foundation Grantee Partner SMYAL was mentioned in the article.

– Hundreds of people showed up to protest outside a Montgomery County clinic where a doctor has started performing late-term abortions.  Leroy Carhart is one of the few doctors in the country that does the procedure.  Organizers of today’s protest say they’ll perform regular protests outside the clinic, reports The Washington Post.


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