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‘Rent boy’ describes anti-gay Christian leader’s sexual massages, another escort comes forward

The 20-year old "rent boy" that accompanied notoriously anti-gay Christian leader George Rekers on a Eurpoean vaction, told media outlets this week the he was contracted to provide his client with "sexual massages" in the nude. ...

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NY Court of Appeals expands rights for same-sex parents

Under a new ruling by New York’s highest court this week, same-sex parents are guaranteed consideration for custody or visitation in the event of divorce or death. Previously, the non-biological partner had these rights, but only if that parent legally ...

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Iowa legislator wants to exclude gays from family campsite policy

An Iowa state lawmaker said Thursday that he wants to be “vigilant” and keep state agencies from writing rules that extend new benefits to gay couples. His latest Target: camping rules in the state park system. State Sen. Merlin Bartz, ...

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Lithuanian court overturns ban on gay pride event

Lithuania’s first gay pride parade can go ahead as planned on Saturday, an appeals court has ruled. Earlier this week, a lower court outlawed the parade after the chief prosecutor argued that anti-gay groups could cause violence. As in many ...

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Prominent anti-gay Christian leader takes European vacation with ‘rent boy’

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A Christian leader and prominent neuro-psychiatrist who co-founded the notoriously anti-gay Family Research Council with evangelist James Dobson, took a ten-day European vacation with a callboy he met through ...

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Country music singer-songwriter Chely Wright comes out

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Country music singer Richell Rene “Chely” Wright has come out. In an interview with People magazine, the “Shut Up and Drive” singer revealed her sexual orientation, and said she had previously resisted [...] ...

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Klein says Michael Jackson had gay relationship with office manager

Dr. Arnold Klein -- Michael Jackson's long-time best friend and physician -- has told TMZ he did not betray Jackson by claiming Jackson had a homosexual affair with Klein's office manager, Jason Pfeiffer. ...

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Gates, Mullen tell Congress they ‘strongly oppose’ repealing DADT this year

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Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Adm. Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, are urging Congress to hold off on repealing the ban on openly gay service members until the Defense Department wraps up its yearlong review of ...

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California Assembly repeals decades-old law to seek ‘cure’ for homosexuality

Homosexuality is no longer a sexual deviation on par with child molestation that needs to be cured — at least in the eyes of the California Assembly. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the lower house adopted a measure Monday ...

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Illinois House passes LGBT-inclusive anti-bullying law

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The Illinois state House on Friday unanimously approved a bill to prevent homophobic and transphobic bullying. The measure covers bullying specifically targeted at students because of their sexual orientation or gender identity, among other categories. It was introduced just eight ...

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