Recent Headlines

Baby steps forward for gay rights
Boulder Daily Camera
March 9, 2011

The civil unions bill proposed in the Colorado Senate got its first welcome advance on Monday, after the Senate Judiciary Committee sent it through on a 6-3 vote.

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House girds for same-sex marriage debate
baltimoresun.com
March 9, 2011

As they prepare to open debate Wednesday on legislation that would allow gay couples to marry, members of the divided House are facing pressure from all sides.

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Lady Gaga Ends Target Partnership, Reportedly Over LGBT Stance
HuffPo
March 9, 2011

"Born This Way" is Lady Gaga's minority and gay rights anthem, and as such, she's decided not to partner with a chain retailer known for its donations to anti-gay rights political candidates.

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Fury over lesbian murder trial delay
IOL.co.za
March 8, 2011

As the trial of nine men charged with the murder of lesbian Zoliswa Nkonyana resumed on Monday after a string of delays, a row over a sworn statement broke out in court and left a crowd of gender activists seething.

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Lesbian Army captain 'abused her rank and appointment by having fling with colleague'
Mail Online
March 8, 2011

A lesbian Army captain sent home early from Afghanistan over her alleged affair with a female soldier under her command 'abused her rank and appointment', a tribunal heard.

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Is West Hollywood losing its mojo?
CNN.com
March 8, 2011

From the time it was first incorporated by a group of gay activists, West Hollywood has styled itself as America's gayest city. Throughout the '80s and '90s it was a magnet for young gay men and lesbians looking for a place where they could fit in and be accepted.

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NY Council Speaker speaks out for gay rights in New York St. Patrick’s parades
irishcentral
March 8, 2011

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn has vowed never to walk in the Staten Island St. Patrick’s Day parade again after participation by gay parade-goers who were barred.

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28-year-old gay man elected NAACP Worcester chief
BostonHerald.com
March 8, 2011

NAACP Worcester has elected an openly gay man as its new president as the group seeks to revive itself following five years of inactivity. Ravi Perry, a political science professor at Clark University, was elected Saturday with a slated of new officers.

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Autostraddle — Gay Legislators Change Gay Legislation
Autostraddle
March 8, 2011

Gay marriage, civil union, domestic partnership: when does this annoying process end and when do the bachelorette parties begin?! Am I right?! No, really, am I?

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Prop 8 sponsors oppose lifting of gay marriage ban
San Jose Mercury News
March 8, 2011

Lawyers for the sponsors of California gay marriage ban are urging a federal appeals court to continue blocking same-sex unions while it considers the constitutionality of Proposition 8.

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