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TV’s gay friend obsession

From In this terrible economy, there is one recession-proof accessory for any woman on television: a gay best friend! Bryan Safi explores the topic on ‘That’s Gay!’ infoMania is a half-hour satirical news show that airs on Current TV. ...

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Chiefs, Johnson reach settlement over ‘tweets,’ gay slurs

Larry Johnson’s agent said he and the Kansas City Chiefs agreed Saturday night to cut the running back’s two-week suspension in half, saving him more than $300,000. The Chiefs previously suspended Johnson for two weeks until Nov. 9 for what ...

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Maine gay marriage to be decided by ‘razor-thin election’

One year after California’s electorate ended same-sex marriage in the Golden State, voters in Maine are preparing to decide whether to allow gay nuptials. To avoid another defeat, supporters of same-sex marriage were ramping up their grassroots efforts in advance ...

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Georgetown student attacked over gay rights shirt

WASHINGTON DC – Two men allegedly attacked a Georgetown student because they thought she was a lesbian, according to the university’s Department of Public Safety. The student was perceived to be gay because of the gay rights shirt she was ...

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SkyWest accused of bias against gay couples

A SkyWest Airlines baggage agent who married his partner last year after the California Supreme Court legalized same-sex unions says the airline is breaking state law by refusing to give his husband the free fares it provides to heterosexual spouses. ...

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Obama reauthorizes ‘Ryan White Act,’ announces end of HIV travel ban (Video)

President Obama on Friday called an end to the 22-year ban on travel to the United States by people tested positive for HIV, fulfilling a promise he made to gay advocates and acting to eliminate a restriction he said was ...

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WA voters will have final say on gay partnership benefits Tuesday

Washington state‘s slow-but-steady approach to increasing rights and benefits to gay and lesbian couples hit its first snag just as the three-year process appeared to be complete. After lawmakers passed the state’s first Domestic Partnership bill in 2007, and then ...

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Justice department defends DOMA in Massachusetts court

MSNBC. Though the Obama administration calls the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) discriminatory, the Justice Department nonetheless is defending the law in a court filing today in Massachusetts. The state has challenged the law, which denies federal marriage benefits ...

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Gawker: Anderson Cooper is gay and everyone knows it

From On Thursday, Page Six has a not-very-thinly-veiled item about Anderson Cooper going on a very gay vacation with his very gay boyfriend who owns a very gay bar. Enough: Anderson Cooper is very gay. It’s time he said ...

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Maddow speaks with Maine governor over upcoming gay marriage vote

Rachel Maddow spoke with Maine’s Governor John Baldacci Thursday night about the attempt to repeal Maine’s same-sex marriage law, enacted in May, but up for a vote in next Tuesday’s election. Not too long ago, Baldacci stood against gay marriage, ...

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