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  1. Herring: Va. school boards can ban anti-LGBT discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Washington Blade

    Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring on March 4, 2015, said local school boards have the authority to include sexual orientation and gender identity in their anti-discrimination policies. Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring on Wednesday said local school boards have the authority under state law to include sexual orientation and gender identity in their non-discrimination policies.

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  2. Spring Arts Preview Theater: 'Blithe' theatrical seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Washington Blade

    Spring is the season of growth and renewal and the Rainbow Theatre Project is sprouting out all over. Helmed by out artistic director H. Lee Gable and managing director Michael Kelley, who is bisexual, Rainbow is committed to being D.C.'s premier theater for the LGBT community.

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  3. Spring Arts Preview Events: Notes to selfRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Washington Blade

    SPRING ARTS PREVIEW 2015: Some upcoming events don't fit in our regular spring arts categories. Here are a few to mark on your calendar.

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  4. Spring Arts Preview Albums: Spring spotty for albumsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Washington Blade

    It's a big year for Madonna fans. Her album is out Friday and she plays the Verizon Center on Sept.

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  5. Empire Star Denies Outing Jussie Smollett And Says He Was Talking...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Perez Hilton

    But some drama has happened for two cast members after an interview with actor Malik Yoba was released - one that he did last month with BlackFilm.com . "I think that our show represents a huge opportunity to stay in the culture beyond entertainment value and there's an intrinsic nature of you have the gay factor, right? So, obviously, Lee is gay.

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  6. Justices: Same-day audio for April 28 gay marriage casesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    In this June 25, 2013 file photo, Vin Testa of Washington waves a rainbow flag in support of gay rights outside the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court will hear arguments over same-sex marriage on April 28 and make audio of the proceedings available later that day.

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  7. Mormon-backed anti-discrimination bill passes first test -- unanimouslyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    By unanimous vote, a Utah Senate committee advanced a trailblazing bill Thursday that would bar housing and employment discrimination against the LGBT community statewide while also carving out narrow religious-liberty protections. SB296 - endorsed by the LDS Church and gay-advocacy groups - is a compromise measure that grew out of seven years of legislative debate and, more recently, weeks of backroom negotiations involving lawmakers, gay advocates and Mormon officials - all of whom stood side by side when the legislation was introduced.

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  8. Meet The Same-Sex Couples Plunged Into Chaos By Alabama's Marriage Equality RulingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    For a few short weeks, the marriage of Ellen Dossett and Ann Wade was recognized by the state of Alabama. Then, suddenly, it wasn't so sure.

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  9. Company refuses to print gay wedding invitationsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | RTE.ie

    A spokesperson for Beulah Print said "we are not against homosexuals however, we do not support same sex marriage, which printing wedding invitations would do". Jonathon Brennan, who had asked the company to print the invitations for him and his partner John Kierans, said: "I am a Catholic man, I have faith and the decision by Beulah Print has "hurt me".

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  10. Alabama GOP bill would allow judges to refuse to marry gay or Jewish couplesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    The bill was written in reaction to a federal judge striking down the state's same-sex marriage ban, and sponsors say a it could clear up confusion and protect religious rights. But activists say the bill's implications would reach far beyond the LGBT community, and claim it is little more than an attempt to a remove rights under the guise of religious freedom.

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  11. 'Christian firm' refuses gay requestRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Newsday

    An Irish printing firm has refused a gay man's request to print invitations for his civil partnership ceremony, because of its Christian beliefs. Beulah Print and Design, based in Drogheda, County Louth, confirmed it had declined an order from Jonathon Brennan, one of their former customers.

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  12. Ben Carson apologizes for saying being gay is a choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WPBF

    Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson apologized for commenting Wednesday that prisoners' changes after they leave jail proves being gay is a choice, but said that the science is still murky on the issue. And then, in a radio appearance later Wednesday, he criticized CNN for airing the comments he'd made in an interview and said he won't be addressing gay rights issues for the duration of his presidential campaign.

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  13. Why Does Seattle Still Have a Race Problem?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Stranger

    The Globalist post " Time to shed the 'progressive mystique' and confront racism in Seattle " by Sharon H. Chang says something that many people of color say day after day: Seattle is not as progressive as it thinks itself to be, that it has a serious and worsening race problem, that the city's wealth is distributed strongly along racial lines. Though there's a great amount of realism in this picture of the situation, we, as people of color, seem to accept this racism as a matter of course.

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  14. Hate Crime Forum Coalesces Around Demand for a Homeless LGBTQ Youth ShelterRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Stranger

    Jackie Sandberg, in the purple beanie, listens before getting up to speak about her experiences with violence at a forum on hate crimes. Statistics on a surge of hate crimes on Capitol Hill are one thing.

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  15. Mayor: 'Good Wife' wrong about Evanston politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    Evanston 's mayor took to Twitter to stick up for her city's liberal credentials this week after The CBS drama "The Good Wife" portrayed it as a hot bed of conservatism. The Sunday night turn of President Obama's senior advisor Valerie Jarrett on the CBS hit series "The Good Wife" was more than a year in the making and required a major rewrite to the script before she decided to do it.

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  16. Supreme Court Sets Date for Gay Marriage HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    The Supreme Court on Thursday announced a date for arguments in its coming blockbuster case on same-sex marriage: Tuesday, April 28. The high court will hear 2A1 2 hours of argument on cases originating from Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan and Tennessee. The justices will be considering whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry nationwide.

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  17. Drogheda printers refuse to print wedding invites for gay coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | BreakingNews.ie

    Beulah Print in Drogheda defended its decision not to take the order from a local hairdresser on religious grounds despite him being a client of theirs for the past four years. Jonathon Brennan, who owns the Avenue Hair and Beauty salon in the town, said he was refused by the printers for the first time yesterday afternoon when it came to his wedding.

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  18. The Politics of SexualityRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Atlantic

    Apart from the words that came out of his mouth, there was no reason to suspect that Ben Carson might have been unaware of the rolling cameras yesterday when he explained in a CNN interview that homosexuality is "absolutely" a choice. Carson : Because a lot of people go into prison straight, and when they come out, they're gay.

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  19. High court will hear gay marriage casesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    Arguments in rare cases in which an appeals court has upheld state bans on same-sex marriage will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court next month. The high court has scheduled arguments for April 28 in a challenge of multiple rulings by the Cincinnati-based U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals upholding voter-passed bans in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, and Tennessee.

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  20. Utah LGBT anti-discrimination bill passes 1st testRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KFMB-TV San Diego

    A Republican-controlled state Senate committee voted unanimously Thursday morning to support the bill, sending it to the full Senate for a vote. The bill, which has earned the rare stamp of approval from the Utah-based Mormon church, bars discrimination against gay and transgender individuals while protecting the rights of religious groups and individuals.

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