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  1. LGBT-rights group urges Guam governor to allow gay marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    In this July 27, 2012 file photo, Guam Gov. Eddie Baza Calvo and his wife Christine Lujan Sonido arrive at Buckingham Palace in London for a reception hosted by Queen Elizabeth II prior to the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games. The nation's largest gay rights organization and Guam's largest newspaper are blasting the governor for not allowing marriage licenses to be issued to same-sex couples.


  2. Judith Schaeffer: Loving v. Virginia laid foundation for marriage equality fight todayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | TwinCities

    With the Supreme Court about to take up the momentous issue of marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples in Obergefell v. Hodges, it's noteworthy that 48 years ago, the court heard oral argument in Loving v.


  3. Great News! Gay-Hating Bigots In Small, Shrinking MinorityRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Pundit

    Nearly three quarters of Americans say sexual orientation should be protected from discrimination the same way race is, according to a new Bloomberg Politics poll. The finding of widespread support for legal protections for gays and lesbians comes in the wake of the contretemps over religious-liberty laws in Indiana and Arkansas, and with the Supreme Court expected to rule broadly on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage in June.


  4. Liberty City endorses Kenney and slate of council candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    Liberty City, a political advocacy group for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, "overwhelmingly" voted to support Kenney because of his work on LGBT issues while on City Council, said executive director Sara Jacobson in a release. In the Council at-large race, the group endorsed two openly-gay candidates; tenant rights attorney Sherrie Cohen and former Reading Terminal Market head, Paul Steinke.


  5. D.C. didn't have to launch a culture warRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Just before Christmas, the D.C. Council passed two bills that inflame the culture wars - one about abortion, the other about homosexuality. Mayor Muriel Bowser signed them in January and last month sent them to Congress for the mandatory congressional review.


  6. GOP question of the week: Are you too bigoted to attend a same-sex wedding?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    The media has fixated this week on a simple question for Republican presidential candidates regarding same-sex marriage: Would they attend a gay wedding? First, the 43-year-old candidate of tomorrow who spent the week trying to explain how the youngest buck in the field could be so obsolete. Marco Rubio : "If it's somebody in my life that I care for, of course I would.


  7. Which presidential hopefuls would attend a gay wedding?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Red Eye Chicago

    Steve Visano, 54, places a ring on his partner's hand during a group wedding ceremony at a hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Steve Visano, 54, places a ring on his partner's hand during a group wedding ceremony at a hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.


  8. Protecting students from homophobic bullyingRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Students who are bullied because of sexual orientation have willing defenders in their classmates - motivated by leadership, courage, their beliefs in justice, altruism and having lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender friends, according to a Boston College professor and co-author of a new report on bullying at school. With as many as eight out of every 10 LGBT students enduring bullying at school, the findings can help shape new programs to make schools safer, said Lynch School of Education Associate Professor Paul Poteat, who presents the study today at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association.


  9. One man dares to confess to gay bashings: why won't police believe him?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Canberra Times

    The 46-year-old took Detective Chief Inspector Pamela Young and Detective Sergeant Penny Brown to the old "gay beat" on North Head near Manly in 2013 and told them how, as a teenager, he acted as the lure so his bigger mates could bash the homosexual men who went to this cliff-top area for casual, anonymous sex. Young and Brown had met "Freddy" while leading Strike Force Macnamir, a two-year re-investigation of the death of a 27-year-old American mathematics prodigy, Scott Johnson, whose fall from those cliffs in December 1988 was originally ruled a suicide - a finding they still believe carries weight.


  10. Chicago Cardinal Francis George dies at 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    The death of Cardinal Francis George at age 78 on Friday was not unexpected. The powerful archbishop of Chicago had been battling cancer for years, and when it returned, the toll contributed Chicago Cardinal Francis George dies at 78 The death of Cardinal Francis George at age 78 on Friday was not unexpected.


  11. Students take part in Day of Silence to raise awareness about bullying of LGBT youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Press-Telegram

    Emily Fernandez, left, president of the Gay-Straight Alliance Network at Poly High School, will take part in the Annual Day of Silence to raise awareness about the bullying of LGBT youth. LONG BEACH >> Local students will be among thousands globally taking a vow of silence Friday to raise awareness about the bullying of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth.


  12. Ar 17th Anniversary EssayCOLLATERAL Damage in the Marcellus ShaleRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2012 | American Reporter

    On this holiest day in Christendom, I think I'll ignore the traditional silence that journalists give to religious views in their news pages. Were you to query most about their views on race, the economy, health care, gay rights or any of the other leading topics of the day - and queried them outside of the protocols of their profession, which requires obje3ctivity of them in writing about all those things in print - I think you probably find most quite forthcoming and voluble.


  13. Women on Wednesdays at Center on HalstedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2009 |

    There are lots of ways for lesbians to celebrate Pride Month this June, and one of them is the Women on Wednesdays event, hosted by Center on Halsted, a Midwest center for the LGBT community. Women on Wednesdays is a monthly social networking night for women to meet other women, and a refreshing change from the bar scene.


  14. Proud to run on pride weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2009 |

    June is Gay Pride Month , and as we gear up for the activities, culminating with Chicago's annual Pride Parade on Sunday, June 28, you should know about a special event for those who love to run. Proud to Run is a running and walking organization that celebrates lesbian and gay pride.


  15. Is Bristol Palin really the best choice to speak out against teenage pregnancy?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2009 |

    I'm not into dragging family members of politicians through the mud, honestly. Sharing blood with a public figure is not sufficient grounds to hammer them into the dirt.


  16. If New Hampshire legalizes gay marriage, get ready for a visit from God's Task ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2009 |

    God must be a busy guy. He's got so many prayers to answer, so many scientists to cast to hell, so much Christian ideology to impose on America , and so much money to swindle out of confused evangelicals, He must barely have enough time to plant holy images on bridge underpasses and in taco salads, let alone pay attention to this thing called Gay Marriage that might somehow slip through His Divine Plan, wreaking havoc on millions of unsuspecting citizens.


  17. Miss California to support NOM effort against gay marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2009 |

    I don't normally tread into tabloid territory, but I was struck by the hypocrisy angle to this story. Carrie Prejean , Miss California and first runner-up in the Miss USA pageant, complained that one of the questions in the Q&A segment singled her out unfairly, and that her honest answer cost her the title.


  18. Report: schools pushing 'multisexual agenda,' exclude parentsRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2009 |

    Lesson plans and educational policies in California, including within the Los Angeles Unified School District, are pushing the multisexual agenda and excluding parents, according to a report issued this week by a family advocacy group, Capitol Resource Institute. Karen England, Executive Director of CRI, issued a strong warning to parents that school administrators are implenting policy on sexual orientation issues without notifying parents.


  19. Lesbian mom wins reprieve from deportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2009 |

    Senator Dianne Feinstein has introduced a private bill for a Filipina mother allowing her to stay in the States for two years while Congress considers her case. Shirley Tan, who faced deportation on May 10 after learning that a 2005 asylum request she filed had been denied.


  20. Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Shines BrightlyRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2009 |

    A flicker of light bounces around the big screen as a silent audience anxiously awaits the films to roll for the 11th annual Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. More than 67 films from 17 countries will be featured in this 10-day, seven-venue cinematique showcase aimed to bring a variety of art-starved audiences into the seats.