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3 hrs ago | ABC 33/40

UK dance body seeks to ban same-sex competitors

Technically, their state still does not recognize gay marriages. But that hasn't stopped hundreds of gay Coloradans from getting marriage licenses from two county clerks who argue they still have the legal... A third Colorado county began issuing marriage licenses to gay couples Friday even though the legal fight is far from resolved in the state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

6 hrs ago | WHAS11

Uganda anti-gay ruling criticized as 'flawed'

Human Rights Watch is criticizing a Ugandan court's decision against gay activists who sued a Ugandan official for violating their rights.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Human Rights Watch

9 hrs ago | EDGE

Trans Lobby Day to Bring Awareness to Capitol Hill

Transgender Lobby Day is July 14-15. It's an opportunity for transgender people and advocates from across the country to educate their members of Congress and lobby for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act passage in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

China jails 32 people for online terror charges

A federal judge has sentenced a California chemical engineer to 15 years in prison and fined him $28.3 million for a rare economic-espionage conviction for selling China a secret recipe to a widely used white pigment.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Prison, panels, Inventions, Science / Technology

EDGE

Tony Perkins Warns Support of Gay Rights by 'Liberal Jewish Folk' Hurts Israel

Anti-gay hate group leader Tony Perkins once again tested the waters of "backdoor anti-semitism" last month when during an address to the Messianic Jewish Alliance of America, he took aim at what he called "liberal Jewish folk" who are pro choice and support marriage equality, warning that it will jeopardize America's support for Israel, Right Wing ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wedding

EDGE

Anti-Gay Reddit Comments on the Decline

It may not be shocking to see anti-gay language peppered throughout comments when perusing the popular social media community site Reddit but a new study by the website revealed that homophobic language is on a "sharp decline," Pink News reports.

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EDGE

Survey: Over 5K Same-Sex Couples Have Married in Ill.

Gay rights advocate Vin Testa waves a rainbow flag in front of the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US News, US Supreme Court, Equality, IL, Transgender

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Emmys nominations odds, ends, facts and figures

PROUD TO BE NOMINATED: "Orange Is the New Black" co-star Laverne Cox is breaking down another barrier: She's the first openly transgender actress to be nominated for an Emmy.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Transgender, Modern Family, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Celebrities, Nathan Lane

Washington Times

Emmys nominations odds, ends, facts and figures

PROUD TO BE NOMINATED: "Orange Is the New Black" co-star Laverne Cox is breaking down another barrier: She's the first openly transgender actress to be nominated for an Emmy.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Celebrities, Nathan Lane, Comedy, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Entertainment, Television, Jimmy Kimmel

Sunherald.com

Pelosi backs gay-rights bill despite concerns

The California Democrat says she understands those concerns, but says the Senate bill is the only choice facing Congress now.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Transgender, Barack Obama

KAUZ

No charges for officers in shooting near Capitol

An advocacy group says thousands of people with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities have been banned from the voting booth by Los Angeles County courts, in violation of federal law.

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Related Topix: Boulder County, CO, Rick Scott, US Governors

KHOU-TV Houston

Gay wedding complaint filed vs. Methodist pastors

A complaint has been filed against 36 United Methodist ministers who blessed a same-sex wedding in defiance of church law.

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Related Topix: Methodist, Religion, Wedding

The Tribune

Colorado clerk OK'd to give gay marriage licenses

A Boulder County clerk who has been issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in defiance of Colorado's gay-marriage ban can continue, a judge ruled Thursday.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Boulder County, CO, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

EDGE

Lesbian Couple's Family Denied Season Pass to Ohio City Pool

On the Parks and Recreation page for the city of Galion, Ohio's website that describes the municipal pool, they promise "to provide you and your family with a full serve, safe, quality aquatic center operation."

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Related Topix: Galion, OH

EDGE

Indiana Won't Recognize Same-Sex Marriages

Indiana won't recognize hundreds of same-sex marriages that were performed before a federal court halted a lower-court's decision to lift the state's gay marriage ban, the governor's office said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Indiana, US Governors

WXLO-FM Worcester

Demi Lovato Stars in Video Promoting Marriage Equality

Demi Lovato has been a staunch supporter of gay rights, and her dedication to the cause continues with an appearance in a new video by the Human Rights Campaign, the country's largest LGBT civil rights organization.

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Related Topix: Demi Lovato, Dance, Pop/Rock, Wedding

Wed Jul 09, 2014

EDGE

Vermont's Gay Oasis :: Frog Meadow

Vermont's Frog Meadow is billed as "A country bed & breakfast and massage oasis for men."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Massage Therapy, Fitness, Yoga

EDGE

Class of 2014: John Amaechi, Diana Nyad, Among New Inductees to Gay & Lesbian Sports of Hall

Wade Davis, Fallon Fox, Nike Corp are all being inducted into the National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame, along with the entire 2014 class.

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Sunherald.com

Pennsylvania clerk loses bid against gay marriage

Without comment, Justice Samuel Alito on Wednesday rejected an appeal by Schuylkill County Orphans' Court Clerk Theresa Santai-Gaffney.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Samuel Alito, US Governors, Tom Corbett

EDGE

SF's Magnet Celebrates Their 11th Anniversary

Later this evening, July 9, the San Francisco AIDS service organization Magnet celebrates their 11th Anniversary.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Castro (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

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