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Pat Robertson’s surprising response on the topic of transgender people

| Monday, July 29, 2013
Pat-Robertson
Christian Broadcasting Network chairman and founder, televangelist Pat Robertson, surprised many on Sunday with his response to a viewer who asked if he should recognize as female two co-workers who are apparently transgender.

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Verdict expected Tuesday in Wikileaks court martial of Bradley Manning

| Monday, July 29, 2013
Bradley Manning
FORT MEADE, Md -- The military judge in the in the Wikileaks court martial involving U.S. Army Private Bradley Manning said Monday that she will announce a verdict in the case on Tuesday.

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LGBT groups urge N.Y. city council to defend ban on ‘stop and frisk’ policy

| Monday, July 29, 2013
Stop-and-Frisk
NEW YORK -- More than two dozen national and international LGBT advocacy organizations on Monday urged New York City legislators to defend legislation banning police profiling against a veto by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, saying the infamous "stop-and-frisk policy" unfairly targets LGBT people of color.

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Under fire for arresting gay men, sheriff says he will stop enforcing sodomy law

| Monday, July 29, 2013
Sheriff Sid Gautreaux
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The Sheriff's Office in East Baton Rouge, La., that arrested at least 12 men since 2011 under a sodomy law invalidated in 2003 by the U.S. Supreme Court, now says it "should have taken a different approach" to concerns about park safety, and will no longer enforce the outdated law.

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Bullied gay teen is fifth suicide at Iowa high school in past 5 years

| Monday, July 29, 2013
AJ Betts
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa — Alexander (AJ) Betts, a 16-year-old gay teen, took his own life over the weekend, becoming the fifth student from a suburban Des Moines, Iowa, high school to do so in the past five years.

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Neil Patrick Harris on his most important role: Fatherhood

| Sunday, July 28, 2013
Matt Sayles, APNeil Patrick Harris and David Burtka
Out entertainer Neil Patrick Harris is the subject of a profile in USA Weekend, where he discusses the "magic in everyday life" with his fiance David Burtka and the couple's twin toddlers, daughter Harper and son Gideon, who will be 3 in October.

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Baton Rouge, La., cops arresting gay men for private consensual sex

| Sunday, July 28, 2013
Baton-Rouge-LA
BATON ROUGE, La. -- At least a dozen men since 2011, the most recent on July 18, have been arrested in East Baton Rouge, La., under the state's unenforceable "crimes against nature" anti-sodomy law.

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Harvey Fierstein sounds off on Russia’s anti-gay laws, author Orson Scott Card

| Saturday, July 27, 2013
Harvey Fierstein
Tony award-winning actor and playwright Harvey Fierstein ("Kinky Boots," "Torch Song Trilogy"), sounded off to The Hollywood Reporter this week on Russia's anti-gay laws, and Orson Scott Card, author of "Enders Game," anti-gay activist and former board member of the National Organization for Marriage.

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Couple says they were kicked out of cab on interstate because they’re gay

| Saturday, July 27, 2013
Kate Neal and Shanako Devoll
PORTLAND, Ore. - A lesbian couple in Portland, Ore., say their cab ride was cut short Thursday night when the driver realized they are gay, and kicked them out and left them on the side of an interstate.

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Lesbian couple’s sperm donor asks judge to rule he is not child’s father

| Saturday, July 27, 2013
William Marotta
TOPEKA, Kan. – A Kansas man being pursued for child support by the state after he donated sperm to a lesbian couple is asking a judge to rule in his favor before a trial.

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