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Mexico City legislature approves gay marriage, a first for Latin America

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Mexico City‘s legislature on Monday legalized gay marriage, the first such approval in Latin America. The bill calls for a change in the definition of marriage in the city’s civic code, from the union of a man and a woman ...

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NM bill proposes constitutional ban on gay marriage

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When the New Mexico legislature reconvenes in January, one of the bills that will be under consideration is a proposed constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage, reports the New Mexico Independent. A previous bill that would have allowed Domestic Partnerships ...

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Gay Canadian politician’s Christmas card attacked by internet homophobes

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A gay Canadian Member of Parliament who sent out a Christmas card featuring himself and his husband has been attacked by homophobes on the internet, reports Pink News. Nova Scotia Liberal MP Scott Brison’s personalized card (above) shows him and ...

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BBC issues apology for online debate over gay executions

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The BBC has issued an apology following complaints about an online debate which asked: “Should homosexuals face execution?” in response to proposed anti-gay legislation in Uganda. Critics blasted the British broadcaster, saying the BBC should not treat the execution of ...

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HBO’s ‘Big Love’ to explore gay storyline in season four

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Television polygamy drama Big Love returns for a fourth season in January with a gay storyline that is likely to stir up controversy in Mormon circles where homosexual relations are prohibited, reports Reuters. The creators of the HBO cable show, ...

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Man sentenced in Utah attack on gay man

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A man once on the Salt Lake City Police Department’s “Most Wanted” list has been sentenced to probation and a year in jail for 2008 attack that SLC police have called a hate crime. Fa Junior Moi Moi, 21, was ...

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CA gay marriage trial to take national stage in January

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From Reuters: The biggest U.S. gay rights battle next year is brewing in a California federal court as raucous fights over same-sex marriage in state legislatures and at state ballot boxes subside. In part, 2010 will reflect a growing move ...

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Gareth Thomas: ‘It’s time to tell the world the truth — I’m gay’

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Rugby great Gareth Thomas stunned the sporting world this week, and has publicly come out as gay. The married 35-year-old Cardiff Blues player, who in 2007 became the first ever Welshman to win 100 caps for his country, admitted he ...

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NY governor signs order protecting transgender state employees

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ALBANY — New York Gov. David Paterson has signed an executive order protecting transgender state workers from discrimination in the workplace. Flanked by gay rights activists, Paterson signed the order at a press event at the LGBT Community Center in ...

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State department official says U.S. urging Uganda to block anti-gay bill

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The United States said Friday it is urging Uganda's leadership to block a bill that would criminalize homosexuality. ...

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