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Delaware

Del. state House approves transgender protections bill

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
DOVER, Del. -- The state House has approved a Senate bill outlawing discrimination against transgender people in Delaware. [ Read more → ]
Josh Duggar

Eldest of ‘19 Kids and Counting’ joins anti-gay hate group FRC

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Josh Duggar, the oldest of the Duggar children from TLC’s "19 Kids and Counting," is joining the Family Research Council, the anti-gay hate group headed by "traditional family" activist Tony Perkins. [ Read more → ]
Flags

NY college debates whether to display rainbow flag alongside national banners

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
LONG ISLAND CITY -- A debate over display of the rainbow "pride" flag has broken out at a Long Island City college. [ Read more → ]
flag-on-house

HUD: Same-sex couples often face discrimination in housing rentals

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
WASHINGTON – Same-sex couples experience unequal treatment more often than heterosexual couples when responding to internet ads for rental units, and findings show that gay male couples experience more discrimination than lesbian couples, according to a groundbreaking study released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). [ Read more → ]
vaccine

NYC health officials warn of meningitis risks ahead of gay pride weekend

Monday, June 17, 2013
NEW YORK -- New York City officials have issued a warning given ahead of the upcoming gay pride weekend, advising visitors to consult their physicians about receiving a meningitis vaccination. [ Read more → ]
Couples participate in a mass wedding ceremony in Baltimore on Sunday.

Baltimore mayor officiates group wedding ceremony at pride festival

Monday, June 17, 2013
BALTIMORE -- Twenty same-sex couples were married Sunday in a mass wedding ceremony at the annual Baltimore pride festival. [ Read more → ]
WLS-TVMarriage equality supporters protest inaction by the state house on the marriage bill in Chicago on June 1.

Equality Illinois plans $500K ‘Fight Back for Marriage’ campaign

Monday, June 17, 2013
CHICAGO — Equality Illinois, a statewide LGBT advocacy group, said Monday it plans to launch a $500,000 effort to promote same-sex marriage ahead of the 2014 election. [ Read more → ]
Jakub Kaminski, PAPRobert Biedron (left) at Saturday's Pride event in Warsaw.

Openly gay Polish parliamentarian attacked following Warsaw pride event

Monday, June 17, 2013
WARSAW -- Poland's first openly gay Member of Parliament reported that he was attacked after attending Warsaw's annual pride event on Saturday. [ Read more → ]
Bobbie Joe Clary

Lesbian may be forced to testify against spouse in Ky. murder case

Monday, June 17, 2013
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky judge is weighing whether a same-sex couple qualifies for the privilege of not testifying against a spouse in a slaying case in Louisville. [ Read more → ]
Baltimore-police

Baltimore police form advisory council to improve relations with LGBT community

Sunday, June 16, 2013
BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore police department on Friday announced the formation of an advisory council to help improve its relations with the LGBT community. [ Read more → ]
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