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Clinton addresses human rights, comments on Uganda’s anti-gay bill

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke about the Administration’s vision for human rights at Georgetown University this week, specifically referencing Uganda‘s proposed anti-gay legislation that would carry a death sentence for certain acts of homosexuality, and calling gay rights the ...

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BBC under fire for web discussion regarding execution of gays

BBC headline
The BBC has come under fire for opening a debate on its website asking: “Should homosexuals face execution?” The discussion comes in response to a proposed anti-gay legislation in Uganda that could lead to the death penalty for homosexuals. Several ...

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Fresno hospital agrees policy changes for partners of gay patients

Fresno CRMC
FRESNO — Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno has agreed to make policy changes and conduct staff trainings to ensure that the rights of its LGBT patients and family members are properly respected, according to the ACLU. The changes are ...

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DC Council approves gay marriage in nation’s capital

The D.C. Council passed historic legislation this afternoon to legalize same-sex marriage in the District of Columbia. Cheers erupted in the council chambers after the vote was approved 11-2. The bill now heads to D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty’s for his ...

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Parker appears on CNN following her historic win as Houston’s mayor

From CNN on Sunday, Annise Parker, the mayor-elect of Houston. Speaking on her historic win becoming the Houston‘s first openly gay mayor, and making Houston the largest U.S. city to ever have an openly gay individual serve as mayor, Parker ...

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Death penalty still in Uganda’s anti-gay legislation

Uganda Protest
The current version of the anti-gay bill under consideration in Uganda still contains punishments including life inprisonment and the death penalty, despite recent reports to the contrary, according to The Guardian. The Ugandan bill extends existing laws to make it ...

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Sen. DeMint: gays immoral, gay marriage destructive to society

In a recent interview with Bolomberg’s Al Hunt, Senator Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) said he cringes at the idea of an openly gay president. “It would be bothersome to me just personally because I consider it immoral,” DeMint said. The South ...

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Health officials open NV brothels to legalized male prostitution

Equality has prevailed… Nevada‘s brothels may soon be hiring male sex workers. Men may now join the ranks of Nevada’s brothel prostitutes, after a unanimous decision Friday to amend the state’s health codes in order for men to legally work ...

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Mike ‘The Situation’ is flattered by your big gay crush!

MTV’s new guilty pleasure reality show Jersey Shore star Mike Sorrentino (aka “The Situation”) has no problem with the attention he gets from gay men. In an exclusive with Marc Malkin of “E!,” Sorrentino says: “I’m very confident in being ...

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‘No H8 Day’ in West Hollywood marks campaign’s anniversary

Adam Bouska (left) and Jeff Parshley with the West Hollywood proclamation
Sunday is “No H8″ Day in West Hollywood. The WEHO city council made the declaration on December 8 that Sunday, December 13 would be “No H8 Day” to mark the 1 year anniversary of the NO H8 Campaign, a photo ...

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