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Rally over CA mayor’s anti-gay comment draws hundreds

VALLEJO, Calif. — Hundreds of people descended on Vallejo City Hall Tuesday night as members of the city’s gay and lesbian community gathered for an emotional rally to condemn recent controversial comments made by Mayor Osby Davis, reports KTVU-TV. Davis ...

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DC Council passes gay marriage bill in first of two votes

The D.C. City Council on Tuesday voted 11-2 to give preliminary approval to a bill that would allow same-sex marriages to be performed in the city, reports DC Agenda. “It’s a day I never thought I would see and never ...

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Administration officials highlight progress on HIV/AIDS Issues

On the eve of World AIDS Day, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett, and other officials discuss the progress the Obama Administration has made in combating HIV/AIDS ...

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Gay marriage vote may reach NY state senate floor on Tuesday

A spokesperson for State Senator Dale Volker says the controversial same sex marriage bill could be voted on Tuesday in the senate, reports WGRZ-TV. The bill remains a priority of Governor David Paterson, who has pledged to sign it into ...

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‘No Divorce’ initiative lampoons California’s gay marriage ban

Til death do us part? The vow would really hold true in California if a Sacramento Web designer gets his way. In a movement that seems ripped from the pages of Comedy Channel writers, John Marcotte wants to put a ...

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Judge puts Latin America’s first gay wedding on hold

Alex Freyre and Jose Maria Di Bello
Latin America’s first same-sex marriage, set to be held in Argentina on Tuesday, appeared derailed after a judge filed a last-minute injunction to stop the union until the issue can be reviewed further, CNN reports. Judge Marta Gomez Alsina’s ruling ...

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Odds slim in effort to put gay marriage back on CA ballot in 2010

The effort to put gay marriage back on the California ballot in 2010 suffered a setback Monday, reports the San Francisco Chronicle. Rick Jacbos, the leader of the 700,000-member Courage Campaign said that after spending more than $200,000 on “qualitative ...

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Victims of attack say they were targeted because they’re gay

St. Louis Police are investigating an attack early Saturday outside a nightclub, and while police say it’s too soon to tell whether this will be categorized as a hate crime, the victims believe they were targeted because they’re gay, reports ...

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DC vote to approve gay marriage expected this week

The D.C. City Council drew national attention this week as it made final preparations for the first of two votes on a same-sex marriage bill Tuesday that observers say was expected to pass by a margin as wide as 11 ...

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Authorities agree to investigate Mercado’s death as hate crime

Mercado vigil
Puerto Rican authorities have agreed to investigate Jorge Steven López Mercado’s murder as a hate crime after they met with local representatives of the American Civil Liberties Union. ...

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