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Gay couples wed as same-sex marriage dawns on nation’s capital

Angelisa Young and Sinjoyla Townsend wed Tuesday in D.C. (Image: CNN)
gay marriage has arrived in nation’s capital. Same-sex couples began marrying in Washington D.C, on Tuesday, with some lining up as early as 3:30 a.m. to pick up their licenses from D.C. Superior Court. More than 300 same-sex couples have ...

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Florida bill seeks to deny tax credits to films that feature gay characters

File this under “WTF?” Florida lawmakers are hoping to pass a $75 million incentive package to attract movie studios to film in the sunshine state, but a little noticed provision could deny tax credits to movies that feature gay characters ...

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Sean Hayes comes out: ‘I am who I am’

It's been four years since Will & Grace ended it's eight year run on NBC, and now Sean Hayes, who played gay sidekick "Jack McFarland," finally reveals he is gay, in what the Advocate calls "the interview you've waited 12 ...

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California GOP state senator reveals he is gay, but still won’t support gay rights

A Republican state senator from California with perfect record for voting against gay rights, acknowledged Monday that he was gay. “I am gay,” said state Sen. Roy Ashburn of Bakersfield, breaking his silence on a conservative AM talk-radio show. “Those ...

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Roseanne Barr blames Mormon church for Marie Osmond’s son’s suicide

In a post on her blog Thursday, outspoken comedian Roseanne Barr has pulled no punches in her comments on the recent suicide of Marie Osmond’s son, Michael Bryan (a.k.a. Blosil), saying it had nothing to do with depression, and everything ...

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Virginia AG seeks to remove LGBT protections from state colleges

In the latest move by Virginia‘s new, anti-gay Republican leadership, Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has urged the state’s colleges and universities to rescind policies that ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. In a letter Thursday ...

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Three men arrested in anti-gay BB-gun attack

Three Bay Area men are scheduled to be arraigned on assault and hate crime charges in San Francisco next week for allegedly shooting a man they thought was gay with a BB gun. The Feb. 26 incident took place at ...

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Lieberman, Senate Democrats introduce bill to repeal ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

(Photo credit: Jeff Sheng, "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" series,
Senator Joe Lieberman (I-Connecticut) introduced a bill on Wednesday to repeal the ban on openly gay service members in the military. The current law, dubbed “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” calls for service members to be discharged if they disclose that ...

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Sen. Kerry leads group calling for FDA to end ban on gays donating blood

Senator John F. Kerry of Massachusetts called today for the Food and Drug Administration to lift a “discriminatory” ban on gay men donating blood. Kerry led a group of 18 senators — 17 Democrats and one independent — who sent ...

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Utah lawmaker won’t seek re-election, citing hypocrisy in state legislature

Rep. Christine Johnson, one of Utah‘s two openly gay lawmakers, will step down from her seat in the State House at year’s end, according to The Salt Lake Tribune. “I’m not leaving because I’m giving up on the fight in ...

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