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Anti-gay lawmaker arrested on DUI charges — after leaving gay bar

A California lawmaker who has repeatedly voted against gay rights measures since taking office eight years ago, was charged with driving under the influence on Wednesday, reportedly after leaving the gay nightclub, Faces, in midtown Sacramento. The California Highway Patrol ...

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Dozens apply for licenses as same-sex marriage becomes legal in D.C.

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At least 50 same-sex couples lined up to apply for marriage licenses when city offices opened Wednesday as gay marriage became legal in the nation's capital. ...

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Archdiocese Of Washington ends spousal benefits, citing gay marriage law

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The Archdiocese of Washington has changed its employee health care policy in the latest fallout from the District’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage. As of Tuesday, Catholic Charities will no longer offer benefits to spouses of new employees or to ...

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U.S. Supreme Court refuses to block D.C. gay marriage; law to take effect Wednesday

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The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a request late today to block the District of Columbia‘s gay marriage law from taking effect on Wednesday. Opponents of the law had asked the Supreme Court to step in and issue a temporary delay ...

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Popular gay British TV host found dead from alleged ‘sex game gone wrong’

A popular British television host has been found dead in an apparent solo sex game gone wrong. The ex-partner of openly gay BBC presenter Kristian Digby found the 32-year-old dead in his east London home on Monday. A post-mortem examination ...

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Daniel Radcliffe addresses persistent gay rumors: ‘I’m straight.’

While talking to MTV recently about his work with the Trevor Project, a non-profit organization offering suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth, Daniel Radcliffe addressed persistent rumors that he’s gay. From MTV: “If people want to ...

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D.C. gay marriage opponents ask Supreme Court to block same-sex unions

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Opponents of gay marriage have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to put a hold on the District of Columbia‘s new law allowing same-sex couples to wed. The Associated Press reports that court papers filed Monday with Chief Justice John Roberts ...

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Marc Delphine: Oregon’s first openly gay candidate to seek federal office

Marc Delphine, an Oregon financial planner, has filed as a candidate for the U.S. Senate Monday, seeking the Libertarian Party nomination. According to Delphine is the first openly gay candidate to run for federal office in Oregon’s history. Delphine ...

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John Perez, California Assembly’s first openly gay Speaker, sworn in

In a historic day for the LGBT community, California‘s first openly gay Assembly speaker was sworn in to office in Sacramento early Monday afternoon. Democrat John A. Pérez, a first-term legislator representing parts of downtown L.A. and East Los Angeles, ...

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UC Davis LGBT resource center vandalized with anti-gay graffiti

University of California Davis officials are planning a town hall meeting tonight after anti-gay graffiti was found on campus this weekend, the second possible “hate crime” on campus in the past week. From KOVR-TV: Graphic anti-gay words and phrases were ...

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