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Monday, April 04, 2005

HRC EXPRESSES CONCERN ABOUT NEW GOVERNMENT WEBSITE
‘This is like discussing how seatbelts can kill when used improperly, without also discussing how to properly use seatbelts,’ said HRC President Joe Solmonese.


WASHINGTON — The Human Rights Campaign expressed concern today over content on a new website launched by the Department of Health and Human Services promoting discussion between teens and parents. While HRC applauded the department for acknowledging the role of honest conversations between parents and children, HRC cautioned Secretary Michael Leavitt in a letter sent March 29 that some of the website material perpetuates dangerous misconceptions that could be harmful to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth and their families.

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