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Embattled singer Michelle Shocked stages ‘sit in’ at canceled show

| Thursday, March 28, 2013
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SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — Face covered and mouth taped shut, alternative folk and rock singer Michelle Shocked staged a sit in outside a Santa Cruz nightclub that canceled her show because she made an anti-gay slur at a San Francisco club earlier this month.

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Gay West Point grad Dan Choi avoids prison, fined $100 for White House protest

| Thursday, March 28, 2013
In this Nov. 15, 2010 file photo, Lt. Dan Choi, center, falls as he is arrested for handcuffing himself to the fence outside the White House in Washington, during a protest for gay-rights.Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais, AP
WASHINGTON -- A gay West Point graduate discharged from the military for revealing his sexual orientation has been fined $100 in case resulting from his arrest during a 2010 White House demonstration.

Bishop: R.I. should hold off on marriage equality bill until Supreme Court rules

| Thursday, March 28, 2013
Bishop Thomas Tobin
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Rhode Island's Roman Catholic leader said Wednesday that state lawmakers should hold off on acting on a marriage equality bill while the U.S. Supreme Court considers the issue.

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GOP Senator from Alaska says her views on same-sex marriage are ‘evolving’

| Thursday, March 28, 2013
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska)
EAGLE RIVER, Alaska -- Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Alaska's senior U.S. senator, said Wednesday that she is reviewing her stance on gay marriage.

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TIME magazine declares: ‘Gay marriage already won’

| Thursday, March 28, 2013
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As the U.S. Supreme Court considers arguments on pivotal same-sex marriage cases this week, TIME magazine will release two separate covers declaring, "Gay Marriage Already Won" — each featuring an intimate portrait of a committed gay couple: one male, one female.

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Ariz. House committee advances anti-transgender ‘bathroom bill’

| Wednesday, March 27, 2013
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PHOENIX -- An Arizona House committee has voted to advance a new version of a bill that previously would have barred transgender people from using public bathrooms not associated with their birth gender.

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Nevada Senate panel hears testimony on repealing state’s gay marriage ban

| Wednesday, March 27, 2013
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CARSON CITY, Nev. — A Nevada state Senate committee heard testimony on Tuesday on a resolution to repeal the state's constitutional provision that defines marriage as between one man and one woman.

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Pelosi: GOP has been ‘irresponsible’ on same-sex marriage issue

| Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Nancy Pelosi
WASHINGTON -- U.S. House Minority Leader, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), said Wednesday that Republicans who voted to spend millions in taxpayer dollars defending the federal ban on same-sex marriage are "irresponsible," and that she's "very optimistic" the U.S. Supreme Court will strike down the Defense of Marriage Act.

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Ky. lawmakers override Governor’s veto of religious freedom bill

| Wednesday, March 27, 2013
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FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky lawmakers have voted to override the governor's veto of a bill intended to better protect legal claims of religious freedom.

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Ariz. lawmakers to consider revised anti-transgender bathroom bill

| Wednesday, March 27, 2013
John KavanaghKPHO-TV
PHOENIX -- Arizona lawmakers are set to consider a watered-down version of a bill that would have barred transgender people from using public bathrooms not associated with their birth gender.

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