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Romney: Let states decide on hospital visitation rights for gay couples

Sunday, October 21, 2012
Mitt Romney
It's known that Mitt Romney stands against rights for LGBT people. He signed the National Organization for Marriage pledge to stand against marriage equality, appoint Supreme Court Justices who would also stand against equal rights for gays and lesbians and ...

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Love is just as biblical as hate

Sunday, October 21, 2012
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Never forget that the bible was used to justify the Crusades, the Inquisition, and burn heretics. It has been misused to persecute Jews, support Hitler, and fuel the Holocaust. In American history, the bible was used to promote the genocide ...

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‘The Cross in the Closet’ reinforces transphobia while dealing with homophobia

Saturday, October 20, 2012
Timothy Kurek
Many people that read "The Cross in the Closet" will have had little or no experience with the "T" part of LGBT. I did not start entering intimate relationships with transgender people until years into my own advocacy work. Most ...

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Minnesota college student wants everyone to know she really hates gays

Saturday, October 20, 2012
Rebecca Julius
LGBT student groups and gay-straight alliances in high schools and colleges across the country often sell T-shirts for National Coming Out Day to raise funds and spread awareness about the LGBT community, but one student at Concordia College in Moorhead, ...

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Elizabeth Emken: The making of an anti-gay politician

Friday, October 19, 2012
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The vision stays with me, even after all these years. I’m in junior high, and I’ve just looked into the eyes of an overweight girl, having just delivered a devastatingly cruel blow. Her bright blue eyes, haunted and ...

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A letter to my bully…

Friday, October 19, 2012
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I have hated you almost every day since we first met. But for different reasons altogether than you might expect. I still remember the terror I felt, every time I approached the soccer field. It was junior high, a difficult ...

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Let’s keep discrimination out of Minnesota’s constitution

Wednesday, October 17, 2012
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I want them to remember us not as the last generation to attack our fellow citizens' individual and religious freedoms, but rather as the first one to defend the right to marry -- for everyone. And, as a Minnesotan, I ...

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Ann Coulter thinks family rejection of LGBT youth is a joke

Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Ann Coulter
Conservative political commentator Ann Coulter decided last night to make a joke about family rejection of LGBT youth. ... There was a time in our culture's history when, if thousands of LGBT kids were to come out on the same ...

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To censor or not: ‘Defending the indefensible’

Monday, October 15, 2012
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Last week, the publication of which I serve as executive editor (the Florida Agenda) printed a paid political advertisement that had been provided by the Broward County, Florida chapter of the Log Cabin Republicans. The half page black and white ...

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Gay bashing by churches is why America is losing its religion

Sunday, October 14, 2012
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When people see their own sons and daughters and friends and co-workers coming out, it creates a crisis of credibility for religious institutions. It leads to countless situations where mean-spirited men like Archbishop John Nienstedt demand blind, irrational obedience and ...

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