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Puerto Rico governor nominates openly gay attorney to Supreme Court

Maite Oronoz Rodriguez
A lesbian attorney is poised to become the first openly gay person on Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court after being nominated earlier this week by the U.S. territory's governor. Maite Oronoz Rodriguez, who currently serves as legal director for city San ...

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One man in custody, another on the run in Seattle homicide of two gay men

Ali Muhammed Brown is wanted in the slayings of two gay men in Seattle.
SEATTLE -- One man is in custody and another suspect is on the run in last weekend's double homicide of two gay men in Seattle's Central District. Dwone Anderson-Young, 23, and Ahmed Said, 27, were fatally shot in the early ...

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Former cop sues London police claiming years of anti-gay harassment

Kevin Maxwell
LONDON -- A former police officer is suing London's Metropolitan Police for discrimination, claiming he was forced to quit after being told his bosses monitor the gay hook-up app Grindr, and that fellow officers taunted him by saying he should ...

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N.J. judge: Conversion therapy practitioners could be liable for damages

Southern Poverty Law Center Plaintiffs Benjamin Unger and Chaim Levin
JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- A judge has ruled that a New Jersey conversion therapy organization is potentially liable for the costs to repair the damage it inflicted on four young people by using discredited therapy it claimed can convert people ...

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SLC police officer placed on leave after refusing to work at LGBT pride

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SALT LAKE CITY -- An officer with the Salt Lake City Police Department has been put on administrative leave after he reportedly refused an assignment to work during the weekend’s LGBT pride event. The officer had been given a traffic ...

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General Mills, Lucky Charms celebrate Pride with #LuckyToBe campaign

Luckytobe
General Mills is celebrating LGBT Pride Month with a new campaign social media focused on diversity and acceptance. Centered around one of its iconic brands -- Lucky Charms -- General Mills is encouraging folks to participate in its campaign by ...

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Poll: Americans’ ideology, age drive views on same-sex marriage

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Ideology and age mark two significant factors in public attitudes about same-sex marriage, according to the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll that finds 77 percent of adults under age 30 support marriage equality, compared to just half as many seniors. ...

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‘Weightless,’ a stunning tale of unrequited love between two boys

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"Weightless," new from the August 2013 Washed Out album, Paracosm. Directed by David Altobelli, the 7-minute video is a stunning tale of unrequited love between two boys that hovers between dream and reality. ...

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First openly gay commander takes helm at Nat’l Air and Space Intelligence Center

Col. Leah G. Lauderback
DAYTON, Ohio — The first openly gay commander of the National Air and Space Intelligence Center has taken over the top leadership post of the secretive agency that provides intelligence reports to the White House, Congress and ground troops in ...

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Graduating students sport rainbow socks in support of gay-straight alliance

Courtesy Leslie Leong, via CBC
WHITEHORSE, Yukon -- More than half of the graduating students at a Catholic school in Canada wore rainbow socks at their graduation ceremony over the weekend to support their school's newly formed gay-straight alliance. ...

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