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Joe Biden to headline Human Rights Campaign annual convention

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Vice President Joe Biden will deliver a speech this week at a convention hosted by the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest LGBT rights group. [...]

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Holder: ‘Nothing justifies excluding same-sex couples from the institution of marriage’

Monday, March 2, 2015
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department will file a Supreme Court brief stating its position that same-sex marriage bans violate the constitutional guarantee of "equal protection of the laws." [...]

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No evolution for Jeb Bush: ‘I believe in traditional marriage.’

Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Despite a perception that he’s the most LGBT-friendly Republican in the field of potential presidential candidates, Jeb Bush said Friday he remains opposed to same-sex marriage, reports The Washington Blade. [...]

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Benhams working to defeat Charlotte ‘depraved’ non-discrimination ordinance

Friday, February 27, 2015
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David and Jason Benham say they're working to defeat a proposed LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance in Charlotte, N.C., which David Benham called “so depraved and just absolutely craziness.” [...]

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Cop who objected to riding in gay pride says he was unfairly branded a ‘bigot’

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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A former Salt Lake City police officer who was put on leave and later resigned after he objected to riding in the motorcycle brigade at the front of last year's gay pride parade is speaking out against what he believes was a violation of his religious liberties. [...]

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Democratic icon Barney Frank on Congress, gay rights and partisan echo chambers

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
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The highest profile openly gay member of Congress retired in 2013 after 32 years, leaving a legacy of legislation on financial reform as well as changes in perceptions and laws about homosexuality.
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Graham Moore’s Oscar speech was not intended for LGBT kids

Monday, February 23, 2015
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Moore is not gay. His speech was not about LGBT youth, many of whom experience depression because of the homophobia and transphobia in which our culture is mired. His speech was not even about the reality of Alan Turing’s life itself.
(BuzzFeed) [...]

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Jeb Bush to name openly gay man as Communications Director

Saturday, February 21, 2015
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Likely GOP presidential contender Jeb Bush plans to name Tim Miller, executive director of America Rising PAC, as his top communications aide, according to a report Friday by POLITICO. [...]

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HRC to examine if Roy Moore coordinated lawsuit against same-sex marriage

Friday, February 20, 2015
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The Human Rights Campaign filed an Alabama Open Records request on Thursday seeking government email and phone records of Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore to determine his role in a third-party lawsuit against marriage equality in the state. [...]

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U.S. Congressman tweets he is ‘proud grandpa’ of a transgender grandchild

Thursday, February 19, 2015
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Democratic U.S. Congressman Mike Honda wrote that he is "the proud grandpa of a transgender grandchild" and added he hopes the child can feel safe at school without fear of being bullied. [...]

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