NYC fire department releases “It Gets Better” video

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Fire Department of New York wants struggling lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth know that life does get better.

Commissioner Daniel Nigro announced Sunday that the FDNY has made an “It Gets Better” video, featuring a dozen firefighters, paramedics and EMTs who discuss the challenges LGBT youth face.

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Fire Department of New York will swear in first female and openly gay chaplain

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New York (AP) — The Fire Department of New York is swearing in its first female and first openly gay chaplain.

The Rev. Ann Kansfield is to be sworn in March 3. She’ll be the department’s eighth chaplain. Six are Christian and one is Jewish.

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