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Hundreds of U.S. companies, cities ask Supreme Court to strike down DOMA

| Wednesday, February 27, 2013
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BOSTON -- Nearly 300 corporations, cities, and other organizations filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, encouraging it to overturn a section of the Defense of Marriage Act that denies federal benefits and recognition to same-sex couples.

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Major U.S. corporations call on Supreme Court to strike down gay marriage bans

| Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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More than 60 U.S. corporations -- including Apple, eBay, Facebook, Intel, Nike and Morgan Stanley -- have signed on to an amicus brief in the landmark U.S. Supreme Court challenge to Proposition 8, California's voter approved ban on same-sex marriage.

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Boeing changes course on survivor benefits for same-sex spouses

| Friday, January 18, 2013
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CHICAGO -- The aircraft manufacturing giant Boeing said Friday that it has altered its policies on providing survivor pension benefits to same-sex couples during negotiations with union representatives this week. During extensive contract negotiations last November, Boeing executives told the union negotiators that since pensions...

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Morgan Stanley Wealth Management launches LGBT initiative

| Wednesday, December 26, 2012
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Morgan Stanley has announced the launch of an LGBT initiative to provide its financial advisors with wealth planning tools, business development and marketing resources designed specifically for LGBT prospects and clients.

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Merck Foundation ends support for Boy Scouts over anti-gay policy

| Monday, December 10, 2012
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WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. -- The Merck Foundation, the charitable arm of Merck & Co., one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies, has announced it has suspended all funding to the Boys Scouts of America.

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One Million Moms drops campaign against JC Penney, Ellen DeGeneres after 3 days

| Friday, December 7, 2012
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The anti-gay group that bills itself as "One Million Moms" -- who resurrected their fight against JC Penney earlier this week over a new ad featuring Ellen DeGeneres -- has dumped its latest protest after only three days.

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Nordstrom announces its support for same-sex marriage

| Thursday, October 11, 2012
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In an email to it 56,000 employees, Seattle-based retailer Nordstrom on Thursday announced its support for marriage equality, and the Washington state ballot initiative, Referendum 74, that would legalize same-sex marriage.

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Petition calls on UPS to end corporate donations to anti-gay Boy Scouts

| Tuesday, October 2, 2012
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IOWA CITY, Iowa -- After successively lobbying Intel Corporation to end its corporate contributions to the Boy Scouts of America last month, LGBT rights advocate Zach Wahls has set his sights on United Parcel Service.

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Former employee: Chick-fil-A ‘is a safe place for people to go in and hate’

| Friday, September 28, 2012
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DUNWOODY, Ga. -- A former Chick-fil-A employee is speaking out, and says that the fast food chain "is a safe place for people to go in and hate, and they expect to get patted on the back for it."

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Intel announces it will no longer support anti-gay Boy Scouts of America

| Friday, September 21, 2012
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The Boy Scouts of America has lost its largest corporate donor, Intel, which announced Friday that it will no longer support the group until it vows to stop discriminating against gay people.

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