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Masked man disrupts French Open to protest legalization of same-sex marriage

Sunday, June 9, 2013
PARIS -- Protesters, upset by recent legislation in France allowing for same-sex marriages, disrupted the French Open tennis final on Sunday between Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer. [ Read more → ]
Prince Harry

Prince Harry praised for preventing gay bashing attack on fellow British soldier

Sunday, June 9, 2013
LONDON -- Britain's Prince Harry is being praised on recently revealed news that that he intervened and prevented a planned attack on a gay soldier in 2008. [ Read more → ]
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Jason Collins joins U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III in Boston gay pride parade

Saturday, June 8, 2013
BOSTON — NBA veteran Jason Collins marched in Boston's gay pride parade on Saturday with Massachusetts Congressman Joe Kennedy III, his onetime roommate at Stanford University. [ Read more → ]
U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.)

Congressman proposes to repeal dishonorable discharges given to gay veterans

Saturday, June 8, 2013
HUNTINGTON, N.Y. -- An estimated 100,000 gay and lesbian service members were issued dishonorable or "undesirable" discharges between World War II and 1993 due to their sexual orientation, losing their military benefits as a result. [ Read more → ]
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VIDEO: Secretary of State John Kerry marks LGBT pride month

Saturday, June 8, 2013
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry marks LGBT Pride Month in this video released on Friday. [ Read more → ]
Tim Nelson

Discrimination complaint filed against Regis Catholic Schools

Friday, June 7, 2013
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — A New Mexico school principal has filed a discrimination complaint with Wisconsin state regulators against Regis Catholic Schools, contending it rescinded an offer to be its president because of unfounded speculation that he is gay. [ Read more → ]
Gov. Susana Martinez (R-N.M.)

N.M. governor: AG was correct in not issuing opinion on same-sex marriage

Friday, June 7, 2013
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Gov. Susana Martinez says Attorney General Gary King was right in not issuing a formal opinion on whether same-sex marriage is legal in New Mexico and her office will not get involved in any challenges. [ Read more → ]
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D.C. to ease guidelines for transgender people to obtain new birth certificates

Thursday, June 6, 2013
WASHINGTON -- The District of Columbia is expected to pass legislation that would make it easier for transgender people to obtain new birth certificates reflecting their change in gender identity. [ Read more → ]
Brennan Linsley, APDave Mullins (right) with his husband Charlie Craig.

Gay couple pursuing discrimination complaint against Colo. bakery

Thursday, June 6, 2013
DENVER -- A gay couple is pursuing a discrimination complaint against a Colorado bakery, saying the business refused them a wedding cake to honor their ceremony and alleging that the owners have a history of turning away same-sex couples. [ Read more → ]
Clement Meric

French gay rights activist killed in fight with skinheads

Thursday, June 6, 2013
PARIS -- A gay rights activist has been killed by a group of skinheads in the heart of Paris' shopping district, officials said Thursday, in an attack that has raised fears of increased far-right violence. [ Read more → ]
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