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Maine votes to repeal gay marriage law

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Maine voters on Tuesday rejected a law allowing gay marriage, a closely fought referendum on the one year anniversary of a similar outcome in California. Repealing the law passed by the legislature last May is another setback for gay-rights advocates, ...

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NYC cabbie kicks out gay couple for back seat ‘hugging’

A New York City taxi driver is under fire for allegedly kicking a gay couple out of his vehicle after he saw them hugging in the backseat, The New York Post reports. Paul Bruno, 27, and his partner were sitting ...

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Heavy voter turnout has Maine gay marriage advocates hopeful

With polls closing in less than an hour, Maine is reporting unusually high voter turnout today, a sign that has gay marriage advocates hopeful. With polls showing a closely divided electorate, advocates on both sides of the issue predict it ...

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All eyes on Maine as voters decide on gay marriage; latest poll a ‘nail-biter’

On Tuesday, Maine residents will have their say in the nationwide debate over gay marriage. Voters there will decide whether to repeal a law that would allow gay marriage. The law was passed by the Legislature and signed by Democratic ...

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Houston could elect openly gay mayor on Tuesday

Houston could be largest U.S. city to elect openly gay mayor on Tuesday. A Lake Research poll released this week showed Annise Parker in the lead with 27 percent of the vote. Parker, the current city controller, is known for ...

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Washington voters to decide gay partnership rights on Tuesday

On Tuesday, voters will “approve” or “reject” the final expansion to the state’s domestic partnership law, which grants registered domestic partners additional state-granted rights currently given only to married couples. Referendum 71 gives voters the final decision over a bill ...

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2nd Georgetown student assulted in anti-gay attack

Georgetown University is reeling after the second alleged attack on a student in less than a week. A man assaulted a young man early Sunday morning after repeatedly using gay slurs. About 1:30 a.m. Sunday, a male student was walking ...

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DC Council takes up gay marriage in 2nd public hearing Monday

The debate over same-sex marriage continues as lawmakers in the nation’s capital are set to continue hearing public testimony today. More than 150 people are expected to testify before the council on Monday. It will be the second of two ...

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Hutchison irks GOP by recommending gay judge for U.S. attorney

Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) has sent the White House two suggestions for the post of U.S. attorney in San Antonio. One of the candidates is a highly regarded career prosecutor and judge who also, it turns out, is openly ...

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TV’s gay friend obsession

From Current.com In this terrible economy, there is one recession-proof accessory for any woman on television: a gay best friend! Bryan Safi explores the topic on ‘That’s Gay!’ infoMania is a half-hour satirical news show that airs on Current TV. ...

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