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‘No H8 Day’ in West Hollywood marks campaign’s anniversary

Adam Bouska (left) and Jeff Parshley with the West Hollywood proclamation
Sunday is “No H8″ Day in West Hollywood. The WEHO city council made the declaration on December 8 that Sunday, December 13 would be “No H8 Day” to mark the 1 year anniversary of the NO H8 Campaign, a photo ...

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Anti-gay singer Buju Banton jailed in Miami on drug charges

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Buju Banton, the Jamaican reggae star whose anti-gay lyrics have drawn international criticism, is in a federal lockup in Miami, facing drug conspiracy charges, reports the Miami Herald. Drug Enforcement Administration agents say Banton, real name Mark Anthony Myrie, has ...

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Don’t expect Congress to overturn DOMA next year, says bill’s sponsor

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The sponsor of a bill that would overturn the Defense of Marriage Act said repeal won’t happen in this Congress and that efforts next year will instead be focused on building support on the issue, reports DC Agenda. Rep. Jerrold ...

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First daytime soap to feature gay kiss ending after 54 years

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CBS confirmed this week they are canceling the long-running daytime drama As The World Turns. The show has been a favorite of LTBTQ viewers recently, who have closely followed the love story of Luke Snyder and Noah Mayer. The characters ...

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Parker victorious – Houston becomes largest US city to elect openly gay mayor

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Annise Parker has been elected mayor of the nation’s 4th largest city, making Houston the largest U.S. city to ever have an openly gay individual serve as mayor. Recognizing the significance of her victory to the LGBTQ community nationwide, Parker ...

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Houston voters to elect new mayor today; Parker leads in final polls

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Houston voters head to the polls Saturday to vote on several runoff races, and final polls indicate they could elect the city’s first openly gay mayor. City Controller Annise Parker is a lesbian who has never made a secret or ...

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Appeals court rules Prop 8 supporters don’t have to show internal memos

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gay marriage supporters challenging the constitutionality of Proposition 8 lost their bid Friday to see the internal communications of those who supported the initiative when an appeals court ruled that disclosure would violate the 1st Amendment, reports the LA Times. ...

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Springsteen lends voice of support for NJ gay marriage bill

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Adding his voice to the debate on gay marriage, native New Jersey resident Bruce Springsteen has called for lawmakers in his state to pass the measure. “I’ve long believed in and have always spoken out for the rights of same-sex ...

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Maddow calls on Warren to debunk ties to Uganda’s anti-gay legislation

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Rachel Maddow has called on Rev. Rick Warren, the nation's most visible evangelical pastor, to be a guest on her MSNBC show to publicly denounce Uganda's "Kill the Gays" bill and address alleged ties to the bill's supporters. ...

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Suspects arrested in possible hate crime attack on Texas teen

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An 18-year-old West Texas man was kidnapped and repeatedly sexually assaulted earlier this week in a possible hate crime that’s being compared to the 1998 murder of gay Wyoming college student Matthew Shepard, reports the Dallas Voice. Citing a report ...

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