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Gay group stages ‘kiss-in’ at Ft. Worth Stockyards

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Fort Worth — There was more shouting than kissing Saturday in the Stockyards as two opposing groups armed with bullhorns squared off on opposite sides of East Exchange Street. About 40 members of Queer Liberaction said they needed to take ...

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Queens Residents Rally for Anti-Hate March

QUEENS, N.Y. — Scores of people marched on College Point, Queens in a rally against hate, after a gay man was brutally beaten last week, reports WPIX-TV. Preaching tolerance, protestors marched down College Point Boulevard from 20th Avenue to 14th ...

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Human rights groups denounce Uganda’s proposed death penalty for homosexuality

Seventeen human rights groups have called for proposed new laws on homosexuality in Uganda to be scrapped immediately, reports Pink News. This week, Ndorwa West MP David Bahati, of the ruling party, tabled the private member’s bill in parliament to ...

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Gay man Jack Price, beaten in Queens, talks about attack

The gay Queens man whose brutal beating was caught on tape spoke out for the first time Friday, saying he didn’t expect to survive the attack. “I thought I died,” Jack Price, 49, told the Daily News from his bed ...

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No more gay jokes on ‘American Idol’ with Ellen in the judge’s chair

From Celebitchy.com: A long-running “inside joke” between American Idol stars Ryan Seacrest and Simon Cowell has come to an end, now that Ellen DeGeneres has replaced Paula Abdul on the show. Fans of the show know that there has been ...

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Lesbian student barred from wearing tuxedo in yearbook photo

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JACKSON, Miss. -- An openly gay high school student in Mississippi is fighting with school officials for the right to wear a tuxedo in her upcoming yearbook portrait. ...

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Gay advocacy groups criticize Mormon apostle over Prop 8 comments

Four gay advocacy groups that include Mormons and former church members released a joint statement Friday disagreeing with points made earlier this week in a speech on freedom of religion by Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of Twelve ...

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Uganda considers anti-gay bill, death penalty for ‘serial offenders’

The Ugandan Parliament is now considering a homophobic law that would reaffirm penalties for homosexuality and criminalize the “promotion of homosexuality.” The Anti-Homosexuality Bill of 2009 targets lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Ugandans, their defenders and anyone else who fails ...

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Judge refuses to dismiss suit challenging Proposition 8

San Francisco — A federal judge in San Francisco refused Wednesday to dismiss a lawsuit challenging California‘s Proposition 8, the voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, and ordered a trial on whether the measure denies fundamental rights to gays and lesbians, ...

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Second man arrested in New York assult on gay man

A second man was arrested on Tuesday in connection with a brutal attack in Queens last week that left a gay man hospitalized, The New York Times reports. The victim, Jack Price, 49, was harassed and assaulted by two men ...

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