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School district to pay $25K over gay slurs, harassment

Minnesota’s largest school district, Anoka-Hennepin, has agreed to pay a family $25,000 after two teachers allegedly harassed a boy because of his perceived sexual orientation, according to the Star Tribune. The teachers reportedly harassed the boy and subjected him to ...

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Tennessee Schools Agree to Stop Blocking LGBT Web Sites

From NPR. The American Civil Liberties Union announced today that they have settled out of court with two Tennessee school districts sued on behalf of local students for blocking classroom access to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Web sites. The ...

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‘Family Guy’ reveals Baby Stewie is Gay

Seth MacFarlane finally spills the secrets of “Family Guy” — including the fact that, yes, baby Stewie is gay! “We had an episode that went all the way to the script phase in which Stewie does come out,” revealed MacFarlane, ...

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Judge OK’s Anna Nicole lawyer’s suit, but not for ‘Gay’ allegation

A judge has ruled that Howard K. Stern, attorney of the late Anna Nicole Smith, can go before a jury with his suit against the author of a book about Smith. The suit, filed by Stern shortly after the Sept., ...

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Utah Newspaper Refuses Gay Couple’s Wedding Announcement

A southern Utah newspaper has rejected a gay couple's wedding announcement, saying its policy is to publish announcements only for marriages legal under Utah law. The Spectrum in St. George initially accepted [...] ...

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Harvey Milk, Billie Jean King among ‘Medal of Freedom’ Recipients

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Gay leaders Harvey Milk and Billie Jean King were among 16 recipients awarded the 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Obama today. ...

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ABC’s ‘Modern Family’ to include Gay Couple with child

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ABC will introduce an ordinary gay male couple raising a Vietnamese baby they have just adopted on Modern Family, a new half hour sitcom premiering this fall on ABC. The show revolves around three families each with a different structure. ...

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Fired gay news anchor, Charles Perez, speaks out

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Recently fired Miami new anchor Charles Perez took his side of the story to the Daily Beast today, in a wide-ranging column explaining why he’ll continue his suit against ABC Affiliate WPLG-TV Channel 10, claiming they fired him because he ...

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Tim Hortons backs away from anti-Gay Marriage event

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Tim Hortons, the Canadian based coffee and doughnut house, is distancing itself from an upcoming Rhode Island event designed to “take a stand” against same-sex marriage. Brochures for this Sunday’s “Celebrate Marriage and Family Day“ in Warwick, R.I., listed the ...

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440 Wisconsin Couples Register for Domestic Partnership

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More than 440 same sex couple applied for Wisconsin’s domestic partnership registry in its first week. A spokeswoman for the Department of Health Services cautions the numbers are incomplete because only 58 out of 72 counties responded to the department’s ...

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