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Lutheran assembly adopts diverse viewpoints on gay relationships

Leaders of the country’s largest Lutheran denomination endorsed an official statement on human sexuality that says there’s room in the church for differing views on an issue that’s divided other religious groups. Delegates to the 2009 Churchwide Assembly of the ...

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Ft Worth police apologizes for raid on gay bar – on eve of Stonewall

The Fort Worth police chief said Tuesday that his department is implementing new policies in the wake of a controversial bar check at the Rainbow Lounge last June. Chief Jeff Halstead said officials are still investigating what happened during the ...

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Letterman goes ‘on the record’ for Gay Marriage (Video)

As we reported last night via Twitter, David Letterman went on record for gay marriage. Miss USA/Universe pageant proprietor Donald Trump appeared on Tuesday night’s CBS’ “Late Show with David Letterman,” to promote the upcoming pageant. Inevitably, the discussion turned ...

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Rush Limbaugh makes gay ‘joke’ about Barney Frank

Rush Limbaugh made a joke mocking Barney Frank’s sexuality in response to Frank’s tough stance with a town hall protester Tuesday night. On Tuesday, Frank asked a protester who had compared President Obama to Hitler, “On what planet do you ...

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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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