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Same-sex partner benefits growing at Fortune 500 companies

| Sunday, December 8, 2013
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Corporate support for gay and transgender rights is reaching workers in new corners of the country and economy six months after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act, according to a new report card from the nation's largest LGBT advocacy group.

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IKEA deletes article on lesbian couple from magazine’s Russian edition

| Wednesday, November 20, 2013
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HELSINKI — Swedish furniture retailer IKEA says it has cancelled an article about a lesbian couple in the Russian edition of its customer magazine because that would have contravened that county's law on gay propaganda.

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Gay rights activists plan protest outside NYSE in response to ‘Russia Day’

| Monday, November 18, 2013
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NEW YORK -- In the latest in a series of ongoing, high-profile demonstrations against the Russian government’s anti-gay laws, activist group Queer Nation will protest outside the New York Stock Exchange Monday while Russian government officials at the Exchange ring the closing bell.

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Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy receives ‘Champion of Justice and Equality’ award

| Sunday, November 17, 2013
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ATLANTA -- The Urban League of Greater Atlanta, an organization focused on the economic empowerment of African-Americans, has presented Chick-fi-A President and CEO Dan Cathy with its annual Community Empowerment Award.

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Pasta maker to boost diversity after chairman sparks global LGBT boycott

| Monday, November 4, 2013
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ROME -- Italy-based pasta maker Barilla is pledging to improve diversity after gay rights activists and allies launched a worldwide boycott of its products when a company executive said Barilla would never feature ads depicting gay families.

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Hallmark stirs controversy by striking the word ‘gay’ from ugly sweater ornament

| Thursday, October 31, 2013
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- For greeting card giant Hallmark, this isn't just another tacky holiday sweater. The Kansas City, Mo.-based company has been defending itself this week after it began selling an ornamental, miniaturized version of the ugly holiday sweater.

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Jelly Belly chair supports campaign to repeal transgender student rights law

| Wednesday, October 30, 2013
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Transgender rights advocates are taking aim at the Chairman of the Jelly Belly company after learning that he donated thousands of dollars to the campaign to repeal California's landmark transgender student rights law.

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Indianapolis chamber of commerce opposes gay marriage ban

| Friday, October 25, 2013
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INDIANAPOLIS — Efforts to defeat an upcoming bid by Indiana lawmakers to add a same-sex marriage ban to the state constitution received a major boost this week when the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce said it will oppose the ban.

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Barilla pasta chairman posts Facebook video apologizing for anti-gay remarks

| Saturday, September 28, 2013
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Facing a worldwide boycott of his products, the chairman of Barilla pasta on Friday issued his second apology in as many days after saying he "would never do an advertisemenet with a homosexual family ... if the gays don’t like it they can go an eat another brand.”

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Chairman of Barilla pasta: ‘Gays can go eat another brand’

| Thursday, September 26, 2013
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Gay rights advocates are calling for a boycott of Barilla, the world's leading pasta maker, after it's chairman said he would never feature a gay couple in his advertisements.

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