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Gallup Poll reveals shifting attitudes toward Americans’ acceptance of gay relationships

Gallup released a new poll recently that shows American attitudes on homosexuality continue to shift in the direction of being more accepting. According to Gallup: Americans’ support for the moral acceptability of gay and lesbian relations crossed the symbolic 50% ...

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‘A Team’ star Rampage Jackson’s bad attitude extends off-screen: ‘Acting is kind of gay’

Pride of the Ultimate Fighting Championship and a former light-heavyweight champ Quinton “Rampage” Jackson will make his acting debut as Sgt. Bosco “Bad Attitude” Baracus in the upcoming big-screen version of “The A-Team” — but Jackson’s bad attitude appears to ...

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Obama expands healthcare benefits for same-sex partners of federal employees

President Obama on Wednesday extended a wider range of benefits to the same-sex partners of eligible federal workers, including access to medical treatment, relocation assistance, credit unions and fitness centers. The move goes beyond a memo Obama signed last June, ...

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Ted Haggard, cured of gay ‘compulsions,’ to launch new inclusive church

Ted Haggard, the disgraced pastor who resigned from his ministry in 2006 amid an embarrassing gay sex scandal, was back in his home town Wednesday to announce he was starting a new church in Colorado Springs. ...

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Logo’s ‘Gay housewives’ cast revealed

Santiago and Lehmkuhl
From Gawker: We got wind of the cast of Logo’s new “gay housewives” show. And it’s filled with just the fame-hungry, attractive, horrible people you could have imagined. They’re all models! This is going to be a fantastic mess. The ...

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McDonald’s airing gay-themed ad in France: ‘Come as you are’

McDonald’s is running a new ad on French TV that features a gay teen and his father, who is unaware of his son’s orientation. The ad shows a gay teen seated at a McDonald’s table, talking to his boyfriend on his cell phone. He hangs up when he sees his father coming. ...

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FedEx to expand health coverage to include same-sex partners

Shipping giant FedEx announced Tuesday it will begin offering health insurance to same-sex domestic partners. The benefit won’t become available until January 1, 2012, and while the company has yet to finalize many of the details, it has announced the ...

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Dutch researchers suggest ‘gaydar’ may actually exist

Image: Cover from the book Gaydar, by Donald Reuter.
“Gaydar,” that innate ability gay people supposedly have to zero in on other gays even in a crowd, may really exist. A group of Dutch researchers recently looked at whether straight and gay people focus their attention differently when faced ...

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Powell: ‘the law will change and Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell will go away’

Appearing on ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday, former Secretary of State Colin Powell said “the country has changed” in the 17 years since “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” became law and now believes, “it is perfectly acceptable to get rid of ...

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Malawi president pardons gay couple

Monjeza (left) and Chimbalanga
A gay couple in Malawi sentenced to 14 years hard labor for holding the country’s first same-sex engagement were pardoned Saturday after a meeting between the president and the UN Secretary General. President Bingu wa Mutharika announced his pardon of ...

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