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Lesbian couple claim hotel turned them away as 'rejects'
The Guardian
April 22, 2011

Manager of Brighton hotel rejects allegations as lies and says he turned them away because they were 'rude and aggressive'

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Gay rights groups add to outrage over Rock Hill beating
Rock Hill, SC
April 22, 2011

South Carolina's largest gay rights political advocacy organization Wednesday joined the national push for a federal investigation and strong S.C. hate crime laws after the beating of a gay man in Rock Hill.

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Gay rights groups want shootings prosecuted as hate crime
The States Men
April 22, 2011

The shooting deaths of a lesbian and her mother this week should be prosecuted as a hate crime, several gay, lesbian, transgender and bisexual groups in Austin said Thursday.

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Gay kiss picture removed from Facebook after user is accused of displaying 'abusive material'
Mail Online
April 21, 2011

The person who posted the picture - a still from a scene in EastEnders - also received a stern warning from the social networking site.

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Pelosi questions costs in legal fight over gay marriage
USATODAY.com
April 21, 2011

Pelosi questions costs in legal fight over gay marriage - On Politics: Covering the US Congress, Governors, and the 2010 Election - USATODAY.com

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Popular Gov. Andrew Cuomo Launches Campaign To Legalize Gay Marriage In New York
Huffington Post
April 21, 2011

New York could become the next state to legalize gay marriage if a media and lobbying push launched Wednesday and spearheaded by Gov. Andrew Cuomo can succeed where previous efforts have not.

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Gay suicide case leads to hate crime charge against former Rutgers student Read more: http://blogs.kansascity.co
Crime Scene KC
April 21, 2011

The whole story sounds so stupid at first.Two Rutgers students are accused of using a webcam to spy on a freshman -- Tyler Clementi -- during an intimate encounter with another man.

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Gay-rights protection stripped from proposed adoption regulations | Richmond Times-Dispatch
Richmond Times-Dispatch
April 21, 2011

The proposed regulations that are heading to Gov. Bob McDonnell cover the 81 private agencies licensed in Virginia.

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Rock Hill gay beating prompts SC hate crime bill
CharlotteObserver.com
April 21, 2011

In the wake of a brutal beating of a gay man caught on a Rock Hill store's videotape, the sponsor of a hate crime bill that last year went nowhere in the General Assembly plans to reintroduce the bill next week and ask that it be discussed immediately by legislators.

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Resources for gay teens created in the wake of Clementi's death | The Asbury Park Press
APP.com
April 21, 2011

In the wake of the death of Tyler Clementi, the Rutgers University student who jumped from the George Washington Bridge in September after being cyber-bullied, state legislation and an online video project have been created to protect and secure the gay community.

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