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College rescinds commencement invite to Dustin Lance Black over sex photos

| Friday, April 18, 2014
Dustin Lance Black
PASADENA, Calif. -- Pasadena City College has rescinded an invitation to Oscar-winning screenwriter, actor and LGBT rights activist Dustin Lance Black to speak at its commencement ceremony because they fear sexually explicit photos of Black that surfaced on the internet in 2009 would tarnish the school’s reputation.

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Obama delivers LGBT-inclusive commencement address at all-male college

| Tuesday, May 21, 2013
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ATLANTA -- President Barack Obama on Sunday delivered an LGBT-inclusive commencement address at Morehouse College, a private, all-male, liberal arts, historically black college located in Atlanta.

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Law school graduates stage walkout to protest Senator’s anti-gay voting record

| Monday, May 9, 2011
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More than 100 University of Michigan Law School graduates on Saturday staged a walk out during Ohio Sen. Rob Portman's commencement speech in protest of his anti-LGBT voting record.

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Michigan law students call graduation speaker ‘openly hostile’ toward gay rights

| Thursday, April 21, 2011
Rob Portman
Students at the University of Michigan Law school have expressed outrage over the selection of Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) to deliver the commencement address, saying his "openly hostile" position on gay rights makes him an inappropriate choice.

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