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Idaho House OKs resolution calling on Congress to impeach pro-gay marriage judges

Sunday, March 22, 2015
Idaho state capitol in Boise.
The Idaho state House on Friday voted in favor of a non-binding resolution calling on the U.S. Congress to impeach federal judges who rule in favor of same-sex marriage. [...]

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The Fear of Being Gay in Russia

Sunday, March 22, 2015
Nikolai Baev, an LGBT activist, in Moscow a few days after he was detained by police.
Moscow’s first gay pride parade was held in May 2006, thirteen years after homosexuality was decriminalized in Russia. It was supposed to be a joyous occasion, the beginning of a new era of openness for the LGBT community.
(POLITICO) [...]

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Georgia school superintendent confirms he’s gay after local media outs him for using Grindr

Sunday, March 22, 2015
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A Georgia school superintendent has confirmed he is gay after reports surfaced in local media that he had used the gay hook-up app Grindr. [...]

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Marriage equality opponents plan rally at Texas capitol with Roy Moore

Sunday, March 22, 2015
Texas-capitol
There’s not likely to be cake-cutting this time, but conservatives who oppose same-sex marriage in Texas are staging a Capitol steps rally with outspoken gay rights opponent Roy Moore. [...]

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VIDEO

Why pronouns matter for trans people

Sunday, March 22, 2015
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(VIDEO) A person’s gender is always valid. Even if you don’t understand. [...]

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My boyfriend killed himself because his family couldn’t accept that he was gay

Sunday, March 22, 2015
Nazim Mahmood and Matthew Ogston in Iceland in 2008.
In their first week in the flat, the two men stood on the balcony as London glittered in front of them. Matthew looked at Nazim and said, “Darling, I think we’ve finally made it.”
(The Guardian) [...]

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Illinois’ GOP governor, LGBT rights advocates find common ground

Saturday, March 21, 2015
Gov. Bruce Rauner (R-Ill.)
Gov. Bruce Rauner said he'll issue a directive that state agencies strictly enforce anti-discrimination laws, and that he'll appoint a liaison from his office to the LGBT community. [...]

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Gallup ranks top metro areas with highest percentage of LGBT residents

Saturday, March 21, 2015
The Castro neighborhood in San Francisco
A new Gallup survey ranks the top 50 metropolitan areas in the U.S. with the highest percentage of the adult population who identify as LGBT, and not surprisingly, San Francisco ranks at the top of the list. [...]

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Delaware Presbyterian church to ordain married, same-sex couple

Saturday, March 21, 2015
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Less than a week after the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) approved allowing same-sex marriages in its constitution, a Delaware congregation with ordain as ministers a married, same-sex couple. [...]

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Twenty years ago today…

Saturday, March 21, 2015
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It is astounding how our body holds and stores memories, filing them away, only to open their drawer unexpectedly to remind us of their presence. I had planned on sleeping in late this morning, but on my first deep inhale to restore sleep, though, I immediately woke fully: today [...]

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