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  1. Government Contractors Now Prohibited From LGBT DiscriminationRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Beginning immediately, federal government contractors are prohibited from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity in the performance of those contracts, under President Obama's Executive Order dated July 21, 2014.


  2. Uniform PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Washington Blade

    Team D.C. , the umbrella organization for LGBT-friendly sports teams and leagues in the D.C. area, held a Uniform Party at Nellie's Sports Bar and Grill sponsored by the D.C. Strokes Rowing Club on Tuesday.


  3. Michelle Obama says the 'blood of Africa' runs through her veinsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Free Republic

    First lady Michelle Obama embraced her family's African roots in a speech on Wednesday, telling a group of young Africans that the 'blood of Africa' runs through her veins as she urged changing traditional beliefs on the worth of educating women.


  4. Told to Protest in a Landfill, Russians Hold Pride Rally AnywaysRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | QTMagazine

    The world is no stranger to Russia's anti-LGBT policies and practices, but now they're just being rude.


  5. Hobby Lobby plans D.C. Bible museumRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Washington Blade

    A Bible museum is scheduled to open in 2017 in a sprawling building at 300 D St., S.W., that was the home of the Washington Design Center.


  6. Despite Court Ruling, State's Same-Sex Couples Still Denied Marriage EqualityRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Switched

    Five gay couples were denied marriage licenses on Wednesday at a South Carolina courthouse as they offered a symbolic challenge to the state's same-sex marriage ban.


  7. Correction: Exxon Mobil-Gay Rights storyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Reporter

    In a story July 22 about new federal anti-discrimination rules, The Associated Press reported erroneously the value of Exxon Mobil Corp. shares held by investors who supported amending the company's equal employment opportunity statement.


  8. Westboro Baptist Church Will Protest Pretty Much Every Tech CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Switched

    The Westboro Baptist Church is heading out on a "God Hates the Media Tour," with plans to picket pretty much every major technology company in Silicon Valley.


  9. Overturning Same-Sex Marriage Bans: An End to 'Segregation'?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

    "We recognize that same-sex marriage makes some people deeply uncomfortable," writes Circuit Judge Henry F. Floyd in the Federal Court of Appeals 4th Circuits ruling on Virginia Voters ban on same-sex marriage.


  10. FIR Interview: Photographer and Social Activist Angus Malcolm on Online Communication and FundraisingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Neville Hobson

    Warwick Rowers describes itself as a large and highly active sports club with substantial ambitions.


  11. Christians, Take Heed! Gays Are Demanding "Open Sex" And Threatening Your BusinessesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Queerty

    When we're not being possessed by "fart demons," according to pastor Bert Farias, or "freely praying on little children sexually," according to Michele Bachmann, gay people are demanding sex and threatening Christian's homes and livelihoods.


  12. Poll: More Italians support abortion rights than cosmetic surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Religion News Service

    ROME As the Catholic Church wrestles with changing community attitudes on key social issues, a new Italian survey finds more support for abortion, gay rights and euthanasia than for cosmetic surgery.


  13. Pastor, gun safety advocate likely to run for Seattle City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... ng supporter of marriage equality and has confronted the Methodist Church over its bans on same-sex marriage and gay/lesbian clergy. He has officiated at same-sex marriages. He welcomed a gay minister as stand-in while he was on a trek in Spain.


  14. Away from the tyranny of the selfRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Lamar Daily News

    "Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency," the late poet Maya Angelou reflected in an interview with USA Today in 1988.


  15. NC losing its war on gay marriage5:01 pmRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Robesonian

    It seems fitting somehow that the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals announced the decision that marks another major step toward marriage equality in North Carolina this week, just a few days after the General Assembly voted to allow charter schools in the state to discriminate against gay students.


  16. Psychologists Find a Surprising Thing Happens to Kids Who Read Harry PotterRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | OhNoTheyDidnt

    The news: Harry Potter's greatest feat might not have been defeating Voldemort, but teaching young people around the world to battle prejudice.


  17. Low Wage, Hispanic, and Immigrant Workers among the Least Likely to Have Paid Sick DaysRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    New analysis by the Institute for Women's Policy Research finds that access to paid sick days is unequally distributed across the U.S. population, with substantial differences by race and ethnicity, occupation, earnings levels, and work schedules.


  18. Judge In WV Asked To Delay Gay Marriage RulingRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

    Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has asked a judge to postpone ruling on a federal lawsuit challenging West Virginia's same-sex marriage ban until the U.S. Supreme Court reviews a ruling in a similar case in Virginia.


  19. Reinventing the WheelRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Pordland Mercury

    Lucky Us by Amy Bloom Reading at Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside, Tues Aug 5, 7:30 pm L UCKY US opens straightforwardly enough - well, straightforward for fiction, anyway.


  20. Activists urge Obama to put gay rights on African summit's agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The China Post

    Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged U.S. President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay discrimination in Africa is on the agenda at next week's summit in Washington with more than 40 African leaders.