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  1. Gay Male Sexual Assault Survivors Speak OutRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Advocate

    Much attention has been drawn recently to sexual assaults on college campuses - and now it's not just female survivors who are speaking up. Men, especially gay or bisexual men, often have difficulty talking about being assaulted or having their charges taken seriously, notes a wide-ranging report published today in The Huffington Post.

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  2. Mormon leaders (sort of) come out in favor of LGBT rights, demand religious freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Salon

    The church has not reversed its stance on same-sex marriage, but called for an anti-discrimination measure to pass In a somewhat contradictory but positive move on Tuesday, leaders of the Mormon church announced their support for a Utah measure to protect members of the LGBT community from housing and employment discrimination - but officials noted that this does not indicate a change in the church's stance on same-sex marriage . While the church plans to launch a campaign supporting some protections for LGBT people, Mormon leaders also indicated that it would only support such measures so long as they did not impinge upon religious freedom.

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  3. Mormon leaders call for measures protecting gay rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SFGate

    JANUARY 27: Mormon Apostle Todd Christofferson prepares for a TV interview after a news conference where it was announced The Church of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints stance on religious freedom and nondiscrimination when it comes to gay and LGBT issues currently being litigated in the United States and around the world on January 27, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The church announced it would seek legislation to protect the rights of those in the LGBT commutinty as long as religoius freedom weas also addressed.

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  4. (Al Hartmann | The Salt Lake Tribune) LDS Apostle Dallin H. Oaks...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) LDS Apostle Dallin H. Oaks makes a public statement for religious freedom and nondiscrimination in Salt Lake City Tuesday Jan. 27, 2015. He was one of four LDS leaders that called for legislation that protects vital religious freedoms while at the same time supporting protections in housing and employment for LGBT people.

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  5. Alabama Chief Justice: Federal Courts Don't Hold Sway On MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    Robert Bate of Birmingham holds signs endorsing same-sex marriage outside the Jefferson County Courthouse in Birmingham, Ala., Monday. On Tuesday, the chief justice of the state's supreme court said federal courts are overstepping their jurisdiction in deciding cases about the issue.

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  6. Tax law quirk means pot may pay off for Coloradans literallyRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KAUZ

    Mormon church leaders are making a national appeal for a "balanced approach" in the clash between gay rights and religious freedom. The Mormon church issued a nationwide call Tuesday for new laws that protect gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination while somehow also protecting those who suffer repercussions for asserting... Experts say New York City's businesses lost about $200 million following the fizzled snowstorm and decision to shut down the transit system.

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  7. Mormon church backs LGBT rights -- with one conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KSFO-AM San Francisco

    Convening a rare press conference on Tuesday at church headquarters in Salt Lake City, Mormon leaders pledged to support anti-discrimination laws for gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people, as long the laws also protect the rights of religious groups. "When religious people are publicly intimidated, retaliated against, forced from employment or made to suffer personal loss because they have raised their voice in the public square, donated to a cause or participated in an election, our democracy is the loser," said Elder Dallin Oaks, a member of the church's Quorum of Twelve Apostles.

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  8. Utah Legislature 2015LDS statement could move Utah nondiscrimination, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Now that the courts have spoken on same-sex marriage in Utah, state lawmakers are poised to tackle controversial proposals on religious freedom and nondiscrimination. And statements from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Tuesday could dramatically change how the Legislature deals with those hot-button issues this session.

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  9. Mormon Church Announces Broad Support For LGBT Workplace And Housing Protections - With A CatchRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    In what could signal a major shift in tone, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, or Mormon church, announced Tuesday that it now broadly endorses housing and workplace protections for LGBT people. During a press conference convened by several prominent church leaders, officials reaffirmed the church's opposition to homosexuality while simultaneously announcing formal support for bills that ban housing and employment discrimination against LGBT people.

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  10. US sees Kobani as key win, but Mosul may require new tacticsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta

    Syrian activists and Kurdish officials ... Several dozen people with candles and protest signs gathered near the alley where Denver police officers fatally shot a 16-year-old girl, recalling her bright smile and demanding answers about the deadly encounter. Prosecutors on Tuesday promised a thorough investigation and asked angry protesters for patience after police shot and killed a 17-year-old girl who authorities said struck an officer with a stolen car.

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  11. Sharia police arrest 12 men accused of planning to wed in Nigeria's KanoRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Star Online

    Sharia police arrested 12 men accusing them of attempting gay marriage in Nigeria's second city of Kano, though 10 were later released, a spokesman for the board overseeing Islamic rules in the area said on Tuesday. Gay marriage, same-sex relationships and membership of gay rights groups were banned in January 2014 by President Goodluck Jonathan despite Western pressures over gay rights and threats of aid cuts to those passing laws that persecute homosexuals.

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  12. Gay Chinese Viral Sensation Suing Former Employer For Homophobic, Wrongful TerminationRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Towleroad

    Mu Yi inadvertently became something of an internet celebrity last year when he was recorded on camera in the midst of a dispute with another man who is thought to be gay. In the video Mu and a man in a red hat appeared to be arguing as a Nanshan police officer mediated the dispute.

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  13. Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore Won't Recognize Tyrannical Pro-Gay Marriage RulingsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Towleroad

    In a letter to Republican Governor Robert Bentley, Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore made clear he would not recognize Judge Callie V.S. Granade's rulings declaring Alabama's ban on same-sex marriage to be unconstitutional.Said Moore, "I will continue to recognize the Alabama Constitution and the will of the people overwhelmingly expressed in the Sanctity of Marriage Amendment." Moore called upon Governor Bentley to remain stalwart against the forces of equality.

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  14. Common, John Legend to perform 'Glory' at Academy AwardsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KAUZ

    Mormon church leaders are making a national appeal for a "balanced approach" in the clash between gay rights and religious freedom. The Mormon church issued a nationwide call Tuesday for new laws that protect gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination while somehow also protecting those who suffer repercussions for asserting... Experts say New York City's businesses lost about $200 million following the fizzled snowstorm and decision to shut down the transit system.

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  15. Baker Donelson Participates in 2015 Corporate Equality IndexRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    The law firm of Baker Donelson has received a score of 85 in the Human Rights Campaign 2015 Corporate Equality Index .

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  16. Egypt's police criticized over death of female protesterRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. file photo, the coffin of Shaimaa el-Sabagh is carried out of the Zenhom morgue in Cairo, Egypt.

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  17. Somali prime minister appoints new CabinetRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    Several dozen people with candles and protest signs gathered near the alley where Denver police officers fatally shot a 16-year-old girl, recalling her bright smile and demanding answers about the deadly encounter. Prosecutors on Tuesday promised a thorough investigation and asked angry protesters for patience after police shot and killed a 17-year-old girl who authorities said struck an officer with a stolen car.

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  18. Memoir 'H is for Hawk' wins Britain's Costa book prizeRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Several dozen people with candles and protest signs gathered near the alley where Denver police officers fatally shot a 16-year-old girl, recalling her bright smile and demanding answers about the deadly encounter. Prosecutors on Tuesday promised a thorough investigation and asked angry protesters for patience after police shot and killed a 17-year-old girl who authorities said struck an officer with a stolen car.

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  19. Mormon church backs laws to protect LGBT people - but also demands religious freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    The Mormon church on Tuesday announced its support for laws protecting the rights of gay individuals - as long as religious freedoms are not compromised - a rare conciliatory move toward a community with whom it has long been at odds. Leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said at a news conference in Salt Lake City they were taking a "fairness for all" approach that would balance religious freedom with safeguards for gays and lesbians in terms of housing, employment and other rights.

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  20. Dr. Carson: Bakeries Against Gay Marriage 'Might Put Poison' In Gay Couples' CakesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS Local

    Conservative pundit and author Dr. Ben Carson speaks during the 41st annual Conservative Political Action Conference at the Gaylord International Hotel and Conference Center on March 8, 2014 in National Harbor, Md. DES MOINES, Iowa - Dr. Ben Carson is facing backlash for comments he made about gay marriage during a press conference following the Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines on Saturday.

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