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59 min ago | EDGE

B: The Forgotten Letter in LGBT

You're a friend to everyone and subsequently an enemy to many. It must be so easy for you, people might say, you can just switch it off, and go for her or him, or whatever you wish.

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3 hrs ago | EDGE

Proudly Representing the 'B' in LGBT: Let's Hear it For Bisexuals

While this list is by no means complete, it does pay homage to some of the better-known Bs in LGBT.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Theater, Arts, Joe Dallesandro

Sat Apr 19, 2014

EDGE

Gay? Mormon? Affirmation Can Help

As a junior at Brigham Young University, John Gustav-Wrathall was struggling with his sexuality, he was suicidal, and devastated over the idea of leaving behind the Mormon church that had been his entire life.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, Human Sexuality

Free Republic

Lesbian police chief with 20 years service is summarily fired by new anti-gay mayor

An openly gay chief of police has been fired by a South Carolina mayor who was caught saying he preferred alcoholics to homosexuals.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Criminal Defense Law, Law

NewsOne

Re: Lesbian Detroit Bishop Moves To Maryland To Start Affirming Ministry | News One

Six months after resigning as pastor of a small church in downtown Detroit over her announcement that she had married a woman in Iowa, Bishop Allyson D. Nelson Abrams has opened a new church in Silver Spring, Md., with the goal of pastoring the kind of ministry she feels God has called on her to lead.

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Related Topix: Silver Spring, MD, Wedding, Laurel, MD

Redlands Daily Facts

Gay rights activist Dustin Lance Black claims Pasadena City College...

PASADENA >> Oscar-winning screenwriter, actor and LGBT rights activist Dustin Lance Black has accused Pasadena City College administrators of rescinding an invitation for him to be the commencement speaker because of a scandal involving private photos released on the Internet of Black and a former partner.

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Related Topix: Pasadena City College, Education, California

EDGE

Web Soap 'Beacon Hill' Reunites Daytime Stars

Fans of daytime drama were shocked when the long running soap opera "The Guiding Light" was cancelled in 2009.

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Related Topix: Soap Opera, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Drama, Guiding Light, Crystal Chappell, All My Children

EDGE

Lez in the Dez: Club Skirts the Dinah Brings 20,000 to Palm Springs

The flash of cameras light up the rhinestones on my vintage Studio 54 T-shirt as I skirt the edge of the red carpet at the Palm Springs Convention Center .

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Related Topix: California, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television, The L Word

EDGE

Putin Would Be Proud: 'No Homo Promo' Laws Around the Nation

In a piece that Russian lawmakers might very well call "gay propaganda," The Mirror brings you nine U.S. states that have similar anti-gay laws - or what Russian lawmakers would approvingly nod their heads at.

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Related Topix: Transgender

Fri Apr 18, 2014

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Norwegian Plumber Sentenced for Stabbing Coworker 10 Times for Gay Jokes

A plumber from Norway has been sentenced to time in a mental care facility, in lieu of jail, after he stabbed a coworker ten times for making jokes about him, implying the plumber is gay, Gay Star News reports.

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KFVS12

Cook County issues 1,000th gay marriage license

Clerk David Orr says he issued the marriage license in downtown Chicago on Friday to a gay couple from Chicago's Albany Park neighborhood.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Albany Park (Chicago, IL)

EDGE

Out Director Bryan Singer Denies Allegation of Raping Teen

Bryan Singer, the openly gay director of the "X-Men" films, denies allegations made in a lawsuit that he raped a 17-year-old boy and forced him to do drugs in 1999, Pink News reports.

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Related Topix: X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, IGN Entertainment

EDGE

Challenge to Arkansas Gay Marriage Ban Heard

Advocates of ending Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriage took their case before a Pulaski County Circuit Court judge Thursday, who said at the end of the hearing that he expected to issue a ruling within two weeks.

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EDGE

New Oregon Marriage Licenses Read For Same-Sex Couples

In light of the Oregon attorney general's decision to not defend the state's ban on gay marriage, Oregon is now revising its marriage licenses to include forms for same-sex couples.

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Related Topix: Wedding

The Washington Post

Judge asks pointed questions in gay marriage case

Plaintiffs challenging Oklahoma's gay marriage ban Sharon Baldwin, left, and her partner Mary Bishop leave court following a hearing at the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver, Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics

EDGE

Obama Ties LBJ's Civil Rights Legacy to LGBT Americans

President Barack Obama embraced Lyndon B. Johnson's civil rights legacy Thursday in a speech that credited the former president with helping to open the doors to equality for countless Americans, including those who are LGBT.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, African-American, us Travel, Travel, Barnard College, California

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Judges question attorneys at gay marriage hearing

Lawyers for two Oklahoma women and the county clerk who would not give them a marriage license go before a federal appeals court with a familiar question for the judges: Did the state's voters single out gay... A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States asked pointed ... (more)

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EDGE

Bill and Pete's Not So Excellent Adventure: Hate Group Leader Back on American Soil

After a whirlwind tour of Saskatchewan that started with a prolonged detention at the Canadian border and ended in a jail cell, Peter LaBarbera, head of the Southern Poverty Law Center designated hate group Americans for the Truth About Homosexuality is back on American soil looking for cash to pay his legal bills.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Canada,

EDGE

No Refugee Status for Gay Ugandans, Says Namibia

If LGBT Ugandans are searching for a way to leave their oppressive country, they can cross Namibia off their list.

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Related Topix: IGN Entertainment, Prison

KTVN Reno

Prop 8 lawyer's views on gay marriage evolving

By KATHY MATHESON Associated Press Three teens frantically used their cellphones to call for help from a sinking van after their troubled mother drove them into a river, their father said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Wedding, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Dick Cheney, George Bush, W.

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