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Pentagon surveying service members on repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

The Pentagon on Wednesday began sending 400,000 surveys to U.S. service members asking their opinion about what impact the repeal of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" might have on morale and readiness, and their willingness to share quarters with gay ...

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Hawaii governor vetoes civil unions legislation

Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle vetoed a civil unions bill Tuesday that would have given same-sex couples the same rights as heterosexual couples, saying the issue needs to be put to a referendum. ...

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Six arrested in attack on gay couple in Atlanta park

One man and five minors were arrested in an Atlanta Park on Friday night after an assault and robbery of a gay couple, according to Atlanta police. ...

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GLAAD calls out ‘Today’ show wedding contest for excluding gay couples

NBC’s Today Show is taking applications for its “Modern Day Wedding Contest,” and will award the winning couple with a live wedding broadcast in October and an all-expense paid honeymoon -- but network rules deny gay and lesbian couples from ...

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Spain marks 5th anniversary of legalized same-sex unions

Emilio Menendez and Carlos Baturin, partnered 30 years, became Spain's first gay couple to wed on July 11, 2005.
Happy 5th birthday to the equality movement in Spain. This weekend in 2005, Spain passed a law to allow same-sex marriage, making it only the third member of the European Union to do so. ...

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Rebuilt pride float takes first place in July 4th parade contest

Two days after fire officials call a blaze that destroyed a gay pride float possible arson, leaders from the LGBT community's Imperial Court were able to rebuild their float, and took first prize in the July 4 parade contest. ...

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London Pride celebration attracts more than 1 million revelers

An estimated one million people in London turned out for the annual gay pride celebrations on Saturday, making it one of the largest pride events in the world. ...

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Investigators call gay pride float fire ‘suspicious’

Photo: Colleen Crinklaw via Anchorage Daily News
Authorities in Anchorage, AK are investigating the cause of an early morning fire on Friday that destroyed a gay pride float intended for a 4th of July parade. Witnesses report they saw someone running from the scene moments before the ...

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Gay service members subpoena Obama in defense of DADT protest

Choi and Pietrangelo at the White House protest on March 18 Photo: John Aravosis of AmericaBlog
Two openly gay U.S. Army National Guard soldiers who were arrested for handcuffing themselves to a White House fence, have subpoenaed President Obama to defend them in court, citing they were following orders to lobby him for gay rights. ...

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Cuomo says gay marriage would be ‘a priority’ if elected NY governor

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo told the reporters that, if elected governor this fall, he would push to legalize gay marriage in the Empire state during his first year in office, adding he thinks a bill could pass the ...

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