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60,000 Mainers sign on to defend marriage equality

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Marriage equality organization Maine Freedom to Marry announced July 30 that 60,000 Mainers have signed pledges defending the state’s marriage equality bill. “Volunteers, ready and willing to go door to door and speak neighbor to neighbor to protect marriage equality, ...

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Psychologists Reject Gay ‘Therapy’

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The American Psychological Association declared Wednesday that mental health professionals should not tell gay clients they can become straight through therapy or other treatments. ...

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Bill to end LGBT workplace discrimination introduced in Senate

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The Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which would ban workplace bias based on sexual orientation and gender discrimination, has a chance of becoming law by the end of 2009, according to Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., its lead sponsor in the Senate. The ...

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Gay-friendly online high school believed to be first of its kind

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A new online high school targeting LGBT students, believed to be the first of its kind, plans to launch in January 2010. ...

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Census to include Same-Sex Marriage Data

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The Census Bureau plans to release raw data from the 2010 Census about the number of same-sex marriages in the United States, according to new guidelines issued Monday. The announcement reverses an earlier decision made under the Bush administration. Same ...

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Wisconsin Same-sex Couples Become Domestic Partners

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Gay couples trickled into county clerk's offices in Wisconsin on Monday for their first chance to sign up for the state's new domestic partnership registry. ...

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Gunman kills 2 in attack on Tel Aviv gay youth center

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Israeli police are hunting for a masked man who opened fire at a community centre for gay teenagers in Tel Aviv, killing two people and injuring another 15. A masked man entered the center for gay teens in downtown Tel ...

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Hawaii football coach suspended, fined over gay slur

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University of Hawai’i head football coach Greg McMackin was suspended without pay for 30 days and will take a voluntary 7 percent pay cut from his $1.1 million salary after he used a gay slur during a Western Athletic Conference ...

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Video: Gay couple’s confrontation with LDS guards

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Newly released film footage shows four LDS Church security guards separating and handcuffing a gay couple after the two men kissed on the Main Street Plaza. The Salt Lake Tribune obtained the film through an open-records request with Salt Lake ...

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Kid Rock: Twitter is “gay”

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"It's gay. If one more person asks me if I have a Twitter, I'm going to tell them, 'Twitter this [bleep], mother[bleep]er.' ...

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