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‘Just Another Summer’ – Music Video, by Yehonathan

Israli-born Yehonathan Gatro was introduced to America as the cover man and featured interview in Instinct Magazine’s May 2009 issue. His aptly-titled “My Turn” is Yehonathan’s first, full-length English album, and his video of “Just Another Summer” received its worldwide ...

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Durham city council passes resolution supporting gay marriage

The debate over gay marriage took center stage Monday night at the Durham, North Carolina City Council meeting. After no debate and little public comment, the council unanimously passed a resolution supporting same-sex marriage. The resolution, introduced by Durham resident ...

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Department of Justice hires liaison to LGBT community

The U.S. Justice Department’s civil rights division has hired a veteran Senate staffer and gay rights activist Matt Nosanchuk as senior counselor and liaison to the gay and lesbian community. The announcement comes on the heels of yesterday’s move by ...

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Iraqi gay men targeted in tortures, executions – HRW Report claims

Deliberate attacks against gay men in Iraq has risen significantly this year at the hands of Iraqi militias and death squads, and authorities in Baghdad are doing nothing to stop the violence, according to a report released Monday by an ...

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Anchorage Mayor vetoes anti-discrimination ordinance

Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan vetoed the controversial anti-discrimination ordinance on Monday, citing negative comments and arguing that there is no need for the measure. City leaders passed the measure that bans discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender ...

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Justice Department defends DOMA, despite Obama’s call for repeal

The Obama administration declared today that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) discriminates against gays and lesbians, while at the same time Justice Department lawyers moved in federal court to defend the law, and urged a federal judge to throw ...

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Brad Pitt on Bill Maher, speaking out for marriage equality

Brad Pitt appeared on Real Time with Bill Maher Friday night, speaking out for gay marriage, his pro-marijuana agenda, and anti-religion crusade. “You know, I grew up in a religious family, in a religious community and it just doesn’t make ...

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Couples gather for ‘Great Nationwide Kiss-in’ protest over gay harassment (Videos)

The Mormon church’s aggressive support for Proposition 8, which banned gay marriage in California last year, has turned the Utah-based church into a lightning rod for gay rights activism, including a “nationwide kiss-in” today in more than 50 communities. The ...

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Iowa Gay Marriage foe gets endorsement from anti-gay rights group

In what’s shaping up to be a heated race in Iowa’s House District 90, Republican Stephen Burgmeier has received the endorsement of anti-gay rights organization Everyday America. The race between Burgmeier and Democrat Curt Hanson to fill the seat left ...

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Gay Marriage advocacy group pushes for delay in vote until 2012

One of California’s largest gay rights advocacy groups announced this week it will wait until 2012 to push for an amendment to the state Constitution permitting same-sex marriage, but other organizations with the same agenda insisted they want to bring ...

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