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  1. PHOTOS: Big Celebs, Including Cast of 'Glee,' Raise Money for Family Equality CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Advocate

    In a night with more than $600,000 raised, Family Equality Council's annual Los Angeles Awards Dinner honored activists like Houston Mayor Annise Parker, companies with inclusive advertising like Honey Maid, and the creators of TV shows such as Modern Family and Glee that have changed the nation's view of what an LGBT family looks like. The 11th annual gala was held Saturday at the famous Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills and helped raise money to promote the themes of the Family Equality Council's mission: "connecting, supporting, and representing the three million parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer in this country and their six million children."

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  2. Getting the issues straight with queer familiesRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Blaze

    The forum We Are Family - Queer Families 2015 taking place at this year's ChillOut is a collaboration between the Victorian AIDS Council and Rainbow Families. We spoke with David Azul, a trans* parent and speaker at the forum, about the issues that surround his queer family.

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  3. Group to tout Arkansas businesses promoting LGBT diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

    LITTLE ROCK - A national group is touting Arkansas businesses that it says are promoting diversity for gays as it fights 'conscience protection' legislation that critics say would justify discrimination.

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  4. VP Biden to headline gay rights group's conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    The Human Rights Campaign says Biden will headline its annual convention on Friday in Washington. The group advocates for equal rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. 16 comments

  5. It was long past time for state GOP to recognize gay fundraising groupRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    On Sunday, California's GOP formally recognized the Log Cabin Republicans, a gay rights group. Above, the California and gay pride flags wave over the Long Beach Civic Center.

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  6. Mike Adams attacks Jimmy Kimmel for "hate speech" [Respectful Insolence]Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ScienceBlogs

    The last couple of days have been unrelentingly serious and depressing, with posts on the preventable death of a young Australian woma n named Jess Ainscough of a rare cancer because she made the mistake of choosing the quackery that is the Gerson protocol rather than conventional medicine. Unfortunately, the "natural health community" will almost certainly learn nothing from her story, in which Ainscough, facing the very unpleasant prospect of a radical amputation, instead chose Gerson therapy and became an evangelist for that particular form of cancer quackery and "natural healing."

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  7. Miliband to pardon 49,000 men convicted for being gay after...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Labour leader Ed Miliband has vowed to introduce a new 'Turing's Law' pardoning men convicted of historic gay sex 'offences'. Mr Miliband's pledge comes after the relatives of the gay World War Two codebreaker Alan Turing delivered a petition to Downing Street this week calling for the 49,000 men convicted under anti-gay laws to be pardoned.

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  8. 'It felt really good - it was a huge weight off my shoulders': Gay...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    'It felt really good - it was a huge weight off my shoulders': Gay actor reveals he decided to come out after featuring in a movie about homophobia A young actor was inspired to come out of the closet after featuring in a movie about homophobia in Australia. Harry Cook, 23 from Sydney, was always told by his agents not to divulge that he was gay because it would limit the variety of acting variety roles he would be offered.

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  9. Google backs down but how safe are gay blogs?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Xtra!

    Three days after abruptly announcing that blogs on its Blogger platform containing adult content would be delisted, Google changed its mind. The new policy would have swept countless blogs off the face of the web, making them accessible by personal invitation only.

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  10. Russell Tovey Sorry for Suggesting Drama Students "Prance Around"Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    The actor Russell Tovey , who's been in everything ever made but nothing you can remember the name of, has apologised for suggesting drama school students "prance around" being "effeminate." Tovey, who stars in the HBO series Looking about a group of gay friends in San Francisco, had been speaking to the Observer about his satisfaction at his father's refusal to send him to Sylvia Young Theatre School.

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  11. Police: Gay rights activist's abduction claim made upRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    Green Township police said Adam Hoover posted on Facebook that he had been forced into the trunk of his car and his abductor had threatened to kill his family. Police have not said if Hoover explained why he made up the story. He left the sheriff's office shortly after 7 a.m. without comment.

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  12. Gay rights activist's kidnapping claim false, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    KNOWN GAY RIGHTS ACTIVIST FACING CHARGES AFTER POLICE SAY HE MADE UP THE WHOLE STORY THAT HE WAS KIDNAPPED. WLWT NEWS 5'S ANDREW SETTERS HAS THE LATEST INFORMATION.

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  13. Cleo and NicoleRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Off the Kuff

    You should read this Texas Monthly feature story on Cleopatra de Leon and Nicole Dimetman, two of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit to overturn Texas' ban on same sex marriage. But it is children- their children-that prompted Cleo and Nicole to file a lawsuit in the first place.

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  14. Kelly Clarkson: Totally Cool If My Daughter is GayRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Hollywood Gossip

    The week her new album hits stores and computers around the country, Kelly Clarkson has gone on record with comments some might find controversial. Speaking to Pride Source about her impact on the LGBT community, the original American Idol said she doesn't even comprehend why there's any kind of debate or divide around the country.

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  15. Indiana University Press Releases Sex and Unisex by Jo B. PaolettiRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Notorious as much for its fashion as for its music, the 1960s and 1970s produced provocative fashion trends that reflected the rising wave of gender politics and the sexual revolution. In an era when gender stereotypes were questioned and dismantled, and when the feminist and gay rights movements were gaining momentum and a voice, the fashion industry responded in kind.

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  16. Adam Hoover Posts Plea For Help On Facebook After Alleged Kidnapping, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Switched

    Early Tuesday morning, Adam Hoover posted a message saying he'd been kidnapped and was in the trunk of his car in Harrison, Ohio. "Please help me I'm in the trunk of my Ford Escort," he wrote in part.

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  17. Ed Miliband vows Labour would bring in 'Turing's law' pardoning prosecuted gay menRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Independent

    Benedict Cumberbatch is among the celebrities who backed a campaign led by Alan Turing's family to pardon the 49,000 men prosecuted for being gay Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Ed Miliband has pledged that a Labour government would bring in a "Turing's law" granting posthumous pardons to gay men convicted under historic anti-homosexuality laws.

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  18. Cameron's fury after Tory minister speaks out against banning...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Has the White City of the Monkey God been found after 500 years? Ruins could be legendary lost jungle city where lurid tales say tribe worshipped a giant simian deity and bred chimp-human children Hillary Clinton 'used unsecured personal email account for her FOUR YEARS as Secretary of State - and then aides chose which exchanges were handed over for the public record' LAPD claims photos PROVE homeless man shot dead on Skid Row 'reached for an officer's gun'... but witnesses insist he was 'never a threat' How long do YOU have left to live? Treadmill test predicts your chance of dying in the next ten years Big? Me? Just wait until I'm fully grown! Hulk the world's biggest pit bull is 750lb - and STILL growing Sylvester Stallone, 68, 'forced to break up fight with real-life boxer Tony Bellew' on the set of new Rocky spin-off movie Creed Cigarettes DON'T keep you slim: Young women who smoke ... (more)

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  19. Ed Miliband vows to fight to pardon men criminalised for being gayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Gay Times

    Labour leader Ed Miliband has vowed to fight to clear the name of those wrongfully convicted as criminals for being gay. In an exclusive interview with GT, the MP for Doncaster North said that if he was elected into government, he would It would be the same pardon afforded to the late Second World War codebreaker Alan Turing, who was also convicted for being gay under the UK's infamous gross indecency law, which was finally repealed in 2003.

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  20. Barclays bank bosses bid to get back to basicsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ITV

    An adjusted profit before tax of A 5.5 billion is eroded by colossal provisions for PPI and interest rate swap mis-selling and fines for failing to prevent traders from attempting to rig the currency markets . Statutory profit before tax is A 2.2bn, down 21 per cent.

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