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Neil Patrick Harris and partner David Burtka expecting twins

Neil Patrick Harris confirmed rumors on Saturday, and announced via Twitter that he and longtime partner David Burtka are expecting twins in the fall. The pair have already started planning their baby shower. ...

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Judge lifts stay in Prop 8 ruling; gay marriage could resume August 18

Gay marriage in California could resume next week as a federal judge today denied defendant's motion for a permanent stay to his decision to invalidate Proposition 8, the 2008 ballot measure that reinstated the ban on same-sex marriage, but extended ...

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LGBT groups turn up heat on Target; but is Best Buy getting off too easy?

While the standoff between LGBT groups and Target stores heats up over a $150,000 political donation that helped fund an anti-gay candidate for Minnesota governor, Best Buy, who donated $100,000 to the same fund, has quietly escaped much of the ...

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Costa Rica high court blocks vote on same-sex civil unions

In another international victory for gay rights advocates, Costa Rica's highest court on Tuesday rejected a Catholic Church-supported national vote on whether the country should grant same-sex couples the right to civil unions in the Central American country. ...

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Mexico supreme court orders gay marriages recognized country wide

Mexico's supreme court ruled Tuesday that same-sex marriages in Mexico City must be recognized in all 31 states throughout the country, though the ruling does not mean other states have to allow their own gay weddings. ...

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Florida GOP candidate trifecta: no gay marriage, adoption, or foster parenting

Bill McCollum, Florida's Attorney General and a Republican candidate for Governor, has made it clear he supports his state's ban on gay adoption, and he doesn't think gay people should be allowed to be foster parents, either. ...

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Police suspect ‘hate crime’ in stabbing attack after anti-gay rant on ‘Craigslist’

A recent assault and carjacking in Battle Creek, Michigan, has now led to a possible hate crimes investigation after police discovered two anti-gay rants that appeared online in Craigslist postings. ...

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NJ library bans gay teen book over complaint from Glenn Beck follower

A controversial book aimed at gay teens has been banned in the Burlington County, NJ, public library, the decision of a lone librarian acting on a single complaint by a Glenn Beck follower. ...

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Niece of Martin Luther King calls gay marriage ‘genocide’ at NOM rally

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Allowing gay couples to marry amounts to "genocide" and will lead to the "extinction" of the human race, according to the niece of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at a National Organization for Marriage rally in Atlanta on Saturday. ...

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Senate hopeful Sharron Angle: no gay rights, no gay adoptions

Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Sharron Angle believes the clergy should be allowed to endorse candidates from the pulpit and opposes laws allowing gays and lesbians to adopt children, according to a questionnaire obtained by The Associated Press. ...

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