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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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I told my boyfriend I love him. His response was…

Saturday, March 21, 2015
Michael Coulter
When Michael Coulter left Flint, Mich., and went to college, he "met more gay people in one hour" than he had in his entire life. But there was one who caught his eye, and that boy would become his first love. [...]

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The improbable, 200-year-old story of one of America’s first same-sex ‘marriages’

Saturday, March 21, 2015
The shared tombstone of Charity Bryant and Sylvia Drake, a 19th-century lesbian couple.
Charity Bryant only intended to stay a few days in Weybridge, Vt., a tiny rural town with little to hold her attention. But then she met Sylvia Drake. [...]

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Bearded Austrian diva Conchita Wurst is living her dream

Saturday, March 21, 2015
Conchita Wurst, Austrian winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2014, at an interview with The Associated Press in Vienna, Austria.
She rubs shoulders with fashion icons Jean-Paul Gaultier and Karl-Lagerfeld and plays sold-out gigs across Europe. Her appearances on Austrian radio talk shows attract callers from as far away as California. [...]

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Dismissed Navy veteran highlights push for transgender rights

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Landon Wilson
Landon Wilson was forced to leave the Navy after the military discovered he was transgender. But his story reaches far beyond the military and into civilian society where transgender people still struggle to gain acceptance. [...]

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St. Patrick’s Day parades march toward equality

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
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Why does it matter whether or not gays are allowed to march in the St. Patrick's Day Parade? Don't they have enough parades of their own? [...]

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‘Heather Has Two Mommies’ – Watershed story is revised, updated

Monday, March 16, 2015
Author Leslea Newman, of Holyoke, Mass., displays a copy of her book "Heather Has Two Mommies." Newman, who wrote the original version of "Heather Has Two Mommies," 25 years ago, about a little girl named Heather and her two happy mommies, has updated the book with fresh illustrations from a new artist..
The playful picture book was a cultural and legal flashpoint 25 years ago, angering conservatives over the morality of same-sex parenting, has been revised and updated with fresh illustrations from a new artist. [...]

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Against a therapist’s advice, son comes out to devout Muslim father

Sunday, March 15, 2015
Khalid el Khatib
"I went to a therapist just for one session. And he, knowing who my father was, sort of said without saying, 'If I were you, I wouldn't come out to your dad.'" [...]

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UMass guard Derrick Gordon: Coming out made me a better basketball player

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Derrick Gordon
Gordon became the first openly gay player in men's Division I college basketball when he came out last year, and says it changed his life for the better in every way. [...]

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TLC to air series about transgender teen activist Jazz Jennings

Thursday, March 12, 2015
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The 11-episode series will follow the lives of 14-year-old Jazz Jennings, her parents, siblings and grandparents. [...]

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