Gay/Lesbian Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Church's 'institutional homophobia'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Hampshire Chronicle

    The Church of England still needs to overcome a "legacy of institutional homophobia and ignorance" nearly two years after the same-sex marriage law was passed in Britain, the Bishop of Buckingham has claimed. The Rt Revd Dr Alan Wilson said it had taken "considerable courage" for gay clergy to marry since the historic change in law came into force this summer and congratulated couples who had married.

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  2. QUEERY: Jasmine AndrewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Washington Blade

    Having moved to Buffalo, N.Y., at age 19 to be with a long-distance girlfriend, Andrews discovered a network of queer women and started playing in an all-girls queer band, the Cunning Stunts. "They were a real mix of artists," says the Fresno, Calif., native.

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  3. The Rt Rev Dr Alan Wilson said it had taken 'considerable courage' for gay clergy to marryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    The Church of England still needs to overcome a "legacy of institutional homophobia and ignorance" nearly two years after the same-sex marriage law was passed in Britain, the Bishop of Buckingham has claimed. The Rt Revd Dr Alan Wilson said it had taken "considerable courage" for gay clergy to marry since the historic change in law came into force this summer and congratulated couples who had married. 1 comment

  4. Florida clerks won't give gays marriage licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Magic 98.3 Columbus

    Hardly any of Florida's 67 clerks of court plan to issue marriage licenses to gay couples on Jan. 6. A survey of Florida's clerks by the associated press shows that many clerks are paralyzed by uncertainty over what they should do on the day a ban on same-sex marriages is lifted. The overwhelmingly majority of clerks say they're waiting for further clarification from a federal judge on whether his order applies to counties other than Washington County.

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  5. First openly gay NFL player to Oprah: 'I'm not the only one'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MySanAntonio.com

    American football player Michael Sam and Vito Cammisano kiss as they arrive for the GQ Men of the Year Party, at Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood, California, on December 4, 2014. AFP PHOTO / ROBYN BECKROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images At 12 years old, Billy Gilman became the youngest person to hit the Top 40 country music charts with his 2000 hit "One Voice."

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  6. LGBT Community Marches for "Black Lives Matter"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NBC Bay Area

    Carrying black and white signs, adorned with pink triangles, members of San Francisco's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community took to the streets hours before Christmas Eve to say that "Black Lives Matter." The protest briefly blocked U.S. Highway 101 at Octavia Boulevard, as nearly 100 protesters came out, chanting and holding signs that read, "Silence = Violence."

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  7. County Asks Judge To Clarify Gay Marriage ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WIOD-AM Miramar

    The county at the center of Florida's gay marriage debate wants a judge to clarify his order allowing a same-sex couple to obtain a marriage license. Washington County filed a motion late Tuesday asking a federal judge whether the ruling applies to the one couple or to all gay couples wanting to marry there.

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  8. FDA Could Relax Rules on Blood Donations by Gay MenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NY1

    A major change could be coming to the nation's lifetime ban on all blood donations from gay and bisexual men. But now the Food and Drug Administration wants to change the language and only ban donations from men who've had sex with another man in the past 12 months.

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  9. San Francisco: Protesters shut down Highway 101 ramp for rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Contra Costa Times

    Protesters this morning shut down an off-ramp from U.S. Highway 101 in San Francisco to demand accountability and transparency for police following multiple recent deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police across the country. SF Queers 4 Black Lives, a group of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and their supporters, were among the protesters out at the the intersection of Market Street and Octavia Boulevard, protester Ammi Keller said.

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  10. Supreme Court To Consider Whether To Accept 6th Circuit Marriage Appeals On January 9thRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Outside the Beltway

    The Supreme Court is set to consider on Jan. 9 whether it will hear appeals of same-sex couples' marriage challenges in cases out of five states, one of the legal teams representing the couples told BuzzFeed News on Monday. "The Tanco [Tennessee case] petition will be considered at the Court's January 9 conference, along with petitions filed by the plaintiffs in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, and Louisiana," National Center for Lesbian Rights spokesperson Erik Olvera told BuzzFeed News on Monday afternoon.

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  11. LGBT groups protest police abuses, block S.F. streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SFGate

    Close to 200 people, many from San Francisco's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, blocked streets in and around the city's Castro District on Wednesday morning, rallying against what they described as systemic police violence toward minorities. The demonstration is the latest action in the Bay Area following the police killings of unarmed black men in Missouri and New York.

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  12. Forgotten AssaultRead the original story

    Wednesday | AltWeeklies

    A brutal attack on two transgender women in 2011 foreshadowed several troubling years of violent crime against the LGBT community in Cleveland, and the city's ill-equipped ability to respond. In 1970, Richard Kabat saw an opportunity for an entertainment-centric weekly and launched Cleveland Scene with a loan from his brother.

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  13. LGBTQ parents and our children i...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Philadelphia Gay News

    Did 2014 bring LGBTQ parents and our children closer to equality? Most visibly, it was the year that marriage equality spread to most of the United States - a great thing for many families, but certainly not all that happened. Marriage, of course, opened up legal and financial benefits, as well as a sense of fairness and inclusion, to tens of thousands of children being raised by same-sex couples.

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  14. The year in queer: The trends an...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Philadelphia Gay News

    The year in queer film 2014 got off to a great start in January with the release of arguably the best queer film of the year, Alain Guiraudie's explicit, erotic and irresistible thriller, "Stranger by the Lake." The film placed considerable emphasis on full-frontal nudity, a motif that was also visible in several films this year.

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  15. Local Governments Now Clear To Offer Benefits To Same-Sex PartnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Pridesource.com

    The state of Michigan won't appeal a decision that struck down a law barring local governments from offering benefits to same-sex partners. The American Civil Liberties Union says the state signaled that no further action was planned.

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  16. I Slept With a a oeStraighta Man: Why TLCa s a oeMy Husbanda s Not Gaya Hits Too Close to HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Phillymag.com

    I'm sure you've seen numerous articles and clips from the upcoming TLC special My Husband's Not Gay , which chronicles the lives of four men, three of whom are married to women, and their same-sex attraction. The men, all Mormons who belong to the Church of Jesus Christ 0f Latter-Day Saints in Utah, have seemingly normal lives, until layers are peeled back and viewers get to see just how emotionally repressed these families are.

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  17. BC-AP News Coverage Advisory,1st Ld-WritethruRead the original story

    Wednesday | ETaiwanNews.com

    Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today. Some plans are subject to change.

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  18. Gay Community Endowment Fund awards $42,700Read the original story

    Wednesday | West Side and South Side Leader

    The Gay Community Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation recently awarded 11 grants totaling $42,700 for programs that positively impact the local lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. The ACF board ratified these grants at its quarterly meeting Dec. 5. Grants were awarded to programs that increase awareness about housing and employment discrimination, including a $3,500 grant to Equality Ohio Education Fund for a public campaign emphasizing the need for statewide nondiscrimination protections.

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  19. How churches can attract younger peopleRead the original story

    Wednesday | Religion News Service

    Look around the pews in December and you'll see faces you didn't see in July. The holidays present a unique opportunity for congregations to bring in new members seeking a spiritual home, and one demographic churches would love to see more of is young adults.

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  20. Naughty and nice celebrities for 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    NICE: George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin. From their completely tasteful Venetian wedding to the happiness that two accomplished, socially aware, mature adults coming together brings this couple is at the top of Santa's "nice" list.

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