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Six GLAAD board members resign over AT&T flap
POLITICO.com
June 22, 2011

Six board members of the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation have resigned amid the fallout over the organization's letter in support of AT&T’s proposed bid for wireless rival T-Mobile.

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Miss USA on Gay Marriage | News
The Advocate
June 22, 2011

America's new Miss USA, Alyssa Campanella, a former Miss California, couldn't be more different from Carrie Prejean, the anti–marriage equality Miss California from 2009.

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Cuomo 'Cautiously Optimistic' on NY Marriage Equality Bill
towleroad.com
June 22, 2011

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo told reporters late yesterday that he expects Republicans to bring the marriage equality bill to the floor for a vote. Politicker NY reports: “I’m cautiously optimistic when it comes for a vote that it’s going...

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Activist David Mixner Bringing Stories from His Front Porch to the Stage
towleroad.com
June 22, 2011

My friend and fellow blogger, longtime activist David Mixner is having a one-man show in July at NYC's Dixon Place: From his chair on a countryside 'Front Porch' set, David will captivate his guests with a fascinating personal and historical...

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Matthew Dakotah: Women In Power: Trae Vassallo, Silicon Valley Visionary, is Changing the World One Greentech Startup at a Time
Huffington Post
June 22, 2011

Right now, your utility bill is almost as bad as your taxes. I keep imagining saying 20 years from now, "I can't believe we ever lived in a time where we had no transparency into how we used our energy."

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David Tyree ups his protest of gay marriage
Game On!
June 21, 2011

Most pro football players would give anything to get a Super Bowl ring. David Tyree, the hero of the 2007 title game, is ready to give his up.

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Comedian Tracy Morgan to apologize to audience members for anti-gay remarks in Nashville
The Washington Post
June 21, 2011

Comedian Tracy Morgan was in Nashville, Tenn., Tuesday to issue an apology to the lesbian and gay community after an anti-gay rant during his June 3 show there drew fire.

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Barack Obama should come out for gay marriage already
Salon.com
June 21, 2011

With New York state's same-sex marriage vote likely to come any day (or hour) now, President Obama is strongly hinting that he'll soon have a brand-new position on the issue to share with the country.

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Barrios exit from gay advocacy group is another surprise turn
The Boston Globe
June 21, 2011

It seemed like an odd endorsement: a national gay advocacy group writing the federal government to support a proposed merger of cellphone companies.

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Trial starts for Methodist minister who officiated same-sex wedding in Menomonie | Green Bay Press Gazette
greenbaypressgazette.com
June 21, 2011

As she prepared to stand trial this week for officiating a 2009 same-sex wedding in violation of United Methodist Church rules, the Rev. Amy DeLong cast her defense as part of a larger movement to reform the church’s stance against openly gay clergy and same-sex unions.

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