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Missouri trooper’s death leaves longtime partner without state benefits

Kelly Glossip (seated) and Trooper Dennis Engelhard
The recent death of a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper is once again putting the rights of same-sex couples under scrutiny. When Highway Patrol Cpl. Dennis Engelhard was killed in a Christmas Day traffic accident near Eureka, the agency described ...

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Michigan lawmaker targets transgender’s drivers licenses as campaign platform

Paul Scott
A state lawmaker, running for the GOP nomination to be the next Secretary of State in Michigan, is wasting no time addressing the real issues facing Michigan — stopping transgender people from changing their sex on their drivers license. Paul ...

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CBS rejects gay-themed Super Bowl ads; GLAAD calls for explanation

The gay dating website is crying foul on CBS for rejecting a commercial that it had hoped would run during the Super Bowl on February 7. In a letter to, CBS Standards and Practices said it had reviewed ...

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Indiana Senate approves gay marriage ban; House defeat likely

The Indiana Senate revived a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriages Thursday, approving the measure and sending it to the Democratic-controlled House, where it’s likely to meet a quick death. The 38-10 vote marked the fourth time the Senate has approved ...

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Gates to meet with Congress Tuesday on ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ repeal

Defense Secretary Robert Gates will unveil the Pentagon‘s plan to prepare for repealing the controversial “don’t ask, don’t tell” law regarding gay soldiers at a committee hearing Tuesday, according to CNN. “The Defense Department leadership is actively working on an ...

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Rosie O’Donnell’s new HBO documentary to focus on diverse families

In her new HBO documentary, Rosie O’Donnell brings together a diverse group of families, letting the kids offer their candid and humorous insights about what being a family means. Produced by O’Donnell, who also makes a brief appearance, A Family ...

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Florida judge approves lesbian couple adoption despite state’s ban

Alenier, right, and Leon, with their adopted son.(Miami Herald photo)
Florida‘s outdated gay adoption ban took another hit after a Miami judge approved the adoption by a lesbian couple. Vanessa Alenier and Melanie Leon of Hollywood, FL, became the third gay couple in the last year to be approved to ...

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Pennsylvania lawmaker introduces anti-gay marriage bill

Pennsylvania State Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr., has introduced a bill to institute a ban on same-sex marriage in the state constitution, making good on a promise announced last year, reports the Philadelphia Gay News. SB 707, which Eichelberger introduced ...

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Mexico City attorney general seeks to overturn gay marriage law

Mexican federal prosecutors announced Wednesday that they will try to overturn Mexico City‘s gay marriage law on the grounds that it is unconstitutional. A statement from the federal Attorney General’s Office said the law “violates the principle of legality, because ...

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Testimony concludes in historic legal challenge over gay marriage ban

Testimony concluded Wednesday in the landmark case against California‘s Proposition 8, with attorneys for the two same-sex couples who mounted the challenge confident, and Prop 8 defenders hopeful that the gay marriage ban will prevail. Legal experts following the trial ...

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