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Vote on gay Scouts comes at emotional moment
Matthew Ray, 15, of North Richland Hills, Texas, holds signs near where the Boy Scouts of America are holding their annual meeting Wednesday, May 22, 2013, in Grapevine, Texas.
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Arrest Made In Lower East Side Bias Attack
"That's good, but the attacks are terrible, and I would want to know why all of a sudden there's an increase in attacks.
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MP Greg Mulholland sorry for Twitter insult
Greg Mulholland made the remark in response to a Twitter message from Leeds University student Jonathan Pryor about the gay marriage bill.
Wed May 22, 2013
Gay marriage would halt teen suicide
ONE of the world's most high-profile gay rights advocates has urged Prime Minister Julia Gillard to support gay marriage and help end suicide by gay teenagers.
Canada lifts lifetime ban on gay men giving blood, but some restrictions remain
Canada is lifting a nearly 30-year-old ban on gay men giving blood, though for the time being only those who are abstinent will be allowed to donate.
Widow Of NH National Guard Soldier Details DOMA's Impact
In a video from two prominent LGBT organizations, the widow of a National Guard soldier details the pain and heartache associated with DOMA
Gay teenager faces charges over relationship with younger girlfriend
Kaitlyn Hunt and her father Steve, who said: 'For my daughter's sexual preferences, she's getting two felony charges.' Photograph: AP An 18-year-old American is facing felony charges over claims that she had sexual contact with her underage girlfriend, prompting gay rights advocates to say she is being unfairly targeted for a common high-school ... (more)
"All Gays Left Behind" Immigration Bill Moves Forward
As expected, the Senate Judiciary Committee has passed an immigration reform bill that excludes any protections for binational same-sex couples.
White House Honors Gay Councilman From Cincinnati
Cincinnati's first openly gay city council member is among elected or appointed officials being honored by the White House in a program named for slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk.
Eighth Annual Blogging for LGBT Families Day
Monday, June 3, is Blogging for LGBT Families Day. The event is held each year at the start of June, between Mother's Day and Father's Day, in order to honor both equally. To participate, blog at your own blog on a topic related to LGBT families on or before June 3, 2013. Then visit www.mombian.com to submit the link to your entry. Mombian will showcase the full list of participants on June 3.
Deputy Mayor Urges Anti-Gay Mayor to Address Crack Video
A close ally of Toronto mayor Rob Ford said Wednesday that Ford has followed legal advice in remaining silent about a purported video that appears to show him smoking crack cocaine.
Ex-Philly mobster: I was a Boy Scout leader
John Veasey was a feared hitman in the Philadelphia mafia who became a government witness after being shot in the head. "60 Minutes" correspondent Byron Pitts reports on Veasey's former life of crime -- during which he was also a Boy Scout leader -- and his present life living under another identity.
NY Attorney General Calls on Senate to Pass GENDA
Yesterday in a letter to senate leadership, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman expressed his support for the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act and called for its passage. With this public letter, AG Schneiderman adds his voice to the thousands of New Yorkers who have pushed for years to see the bill passed.
Commemorating Harvey Milk Day
Today Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man to be elected into public office in California, would have celebrated his 83rd birthday.
We celebrate Harvey Milk Day, which was signed into law in 2009, by honoring his legacy and continue to keep hope alive.
Complaint accuses Exxon Mobil of anti-gay bias
One after another, major U.S. corporations have updated anti-discrimination policies to protect gay, lesbian and transgender workers, drawing plaudits from gay-rights groups.