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Former Miss California sues, says she was fired for opposing gay marriage

Former Miss California USA Carrie Prejean is suing pageant organizers claiming she was wrongfully fired for saying marriage should be only between a man and a woman, her attorney said on Monday. Two months after her controversial statement at the ...

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Vermont gay marriage law takes effect Tuesday

Vermont’s gay marriage law is set to go into effect on Tuesday, September 1st, and supporters of same-sex marriage already are gearing up for what promises to be an emotional week. But officials are not expecting a rush to the ...

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Singleton gets 75 year prison term for attack on gay man

A Dallas County jury handed down a 75 year prison sentence Thursday for Bobby Singleton (pictured, on left) for brutally beating and robbing Jimmy Lee Dean (pictured, on right) in what prosecutors say was an anti-gay attack. The jury found ...

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PDC rules against R-71 donor secrecy; group files suit against ballot measure

The names and addresses of donors to Referendum 71 will not be exempt from public disclosure, the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission ruled Thursday, while another group moved to block the measure entirely. The request to remove the names was ...

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TX Alcohol Commission fires 3 agents over raid on gay bar

The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission announced today it has fired the two agents, and their supervisor, who took part in the June raid of a Fort Worth gay bar that resulted in a clash between patrons and law enforcement officials, ...

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‘Top Chef’ judge Colicchio blogs in favor of gay marriage

Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio spoke out this week for gay marriage, saying that gays and lesbians are not seeking “special treatment, just equitable treatment.” In his blog this week on, Colicchio shares his views on gay marriage, prompted ...

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UT Governor says ‘no protected class’ based on sexual orientation

In his most definitive comments yet on gay rights, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday he doesn’t believe sexual orientation should be a protected class in the way that race, gender and religion are. “I don’t think we should discriminate ...

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Harvey Milk to be inducted into California Hall of Fame

Slain gay rights activist Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man elected to public office in California, will be among the newest inductees to the California Hall of Fame. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and First Lady Maria Shriver unveiled the list ...

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FL appeals court hears arguments in ban on gay adoptions

The Florida state court of appeals began hearing arguments Wednesday on last year’s ruling that struck down the state’s ban on gay adoption. The state is appealing a Miami-Dade County judge’s November 2008 ruling that the state law that bans ...

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Complaint says Maine anti-gay marriage group hiding donor identities

A California-based gay rights group has filed a complaint with the Maine Ethics Commission alleging that groups trying to overturn Maine’s gay marriage law are engaging in “money laundering.” Fred Karger, founder of Californians Against Hate, has filed a nine-page ...

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