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Settlement reached in harassment suit of NY gay student

A federal judge on Monday approved a settlement that includes a series of reforms for an upstate New York school district in a gay student’s harassment lawsuit. The New York Civil Liberties Union sued the Mohawk Central School District last ...

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Psychiatrist known for ‘curing’ gays arrested for sexual assault on male patient

A psychiatrist known as Dr. Shock for his notorious attempts to “cure” gay military recruits through electroshock therapy has been charged with sexually assaulting a male patient. Dr. Aubrey Levin, who was arrested in Calgary, Alberta, after he was secretly ...

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New poll: More than half U.S. voters would support openly gay President

A new poll says more than half of U.S. voters would support an openly gay president, or an openly gay person in a top government position. The 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair survey found more Americans accepting of gays and lesbians in ...

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Obama uses recess appointment to name lesbian activist to EEOC board

President Barack Obama on Saturday appointed lesbian law professor Chai Feldblum to a position on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Feldblum was key in the drafting and negotiations over the Employment Non-discrimination Act (ENDA). She and three others were ...

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John McCain: Guy with iPhone

McCain iPhone
Is Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) wooing the gay vote? Look who showed up on the website “Guys with iPhones” on Friday, a website that caters to mostly gay (and naked) men with nothing more than an iPhone and a mirror. ...

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India gay couple succumbs to family pressure, separates one day after wedding

A same-sex couple who married at a public ceremony in India on Thursday amidst fanfare, have separated, reportedly due to pressure from their families. Dressed in a sleeveless white wedding gown, Nikhil Sharma married his companion of six years, Sandip ...

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Fire Island Pines: Popular gay getaway resort sells for $17 million

Hotel Ciel at Fire Island Pines
In the largest transaction in Fire Island history, an investment group has purchased the vast majority of commercial property and establishments in Fire Island Pines, the internationally famous gay community. The $17 million purchase includes the famed Pavilion nightclub complex, ...

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Study: 14% of gay men in D.C. are HIV positive

More than 14 percent of gay men in the District are HIV positive, almost five times as high as the overall rate for the city’s adults and teenagers, according to a snapshot of the community released Thursday by the D.C. ...

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Tarleton University cancels controversial production that depicts gay Jesus

Tarleton State University has canceled Saturday’s performance of four student-directed plays, including “Corpus Christi,” the controversial production which portrays Jesus as gay. In a media release (PDF) posted on it’s website Friday night, Tarleton cited an unnamed professor’s decision to ...

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GLAAD ticked off at Tribeca over film ‘Ticked-Off Trannies with Knives’ (Video)

The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) has launched a campaign to get New York‘s Tribeca Film Festival to remove the film ‘Ticked-Off Trannies With Knives’ from it’s April lineup. The film is described as a “campy homage to ...

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