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Delaware Presbyterian church to ordain married, same-sex couple

Saturday, March 21, 2015
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Less than a week after the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) approved allowing same-sex marriages in its constitution, a Delaware congregation with ordain as ministers a married, same-sex couple. ...

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Del. school board member opposes teaching definition of gay

Saturday, September 27, 2014
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GEORGETOWN, Del. -- A school board member in downstate Delaware is opposed to a new health curriculum that includes definitions for terms including gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender. Indian River School District Board of Education member Shaun Fink spoke at ...

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Del. school district cancels reading list to avoid lesbian-themed novel

Monday, August 11, 2014
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REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. -- A Delaware school district has eliminated a summer reading list for incoming high school freshman over a challenge to the list's inclusion of book whose main character is gay. The Cape Henlopen School Board initially voted ...

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Delaware program targets depression, suicide among LGBT youth

Monday, March 10, 2014
FS surveyed over 600 gay men who all admit to having experienced mental health issues. Ranging from 17 to over 65, their different lives and experiences have common threads which echo throughout.
DOVER, Del. — With the National School Climate Survey reporting that as many as 64 percent of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youths likely to suffer from depression, suicide attempts and substance abuse, organizations across the state are joining together ...

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Delaware lawmaker weds in state’s first same-sex marriage ceremony

Monday, July 1, 2013
Robert Craig, The Wilmington News-Journal/APDelaware State Sen. Karen Peterson, left, and her spouse Vikki Bandy wave to supporters in Wilmington, Del., Monday, July 1, 2013. The two are the first couple to be legally wed under the state's new gay marriage law.
WILMINGTON, Del. — A state senator and her partner have become the first same-sex couple to be legally wed in Delaware. ...

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Del. gender identity protections bill clears final legislative vote

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
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DOVER, Del. -- Transgender people in Delaware are now a protected class under the state's anti-discrimination laws. ...

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Del. state House approves transgender protections bill

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
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DOVER, Del. -- The state House has approved a Senate bill outlawing discrimination against transgender people in Delaware. ...

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Del. House committee advances gender identity discrimination bill

Thursday, June 13, 2013
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DOVER, Del. — A bill aimed at protecting transgender people in Delaware by outlawing discrimination based on gender identity has cleared a House committee. The committee released the bill following a public hearing on Wednesday. It is scheduled for a ...

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Del. state Senate approves transgender protections bill

Thursday, June 6, 2013
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DOVER, Del. — The state Senate has approved a bill to protect transgender people in Delaware by outlawing discrimination based on gender identity. The bill was approved on an 11-7 vote Thursday. It now goes to the House. The legislation ...

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Del. AG Beau Biden advocates for trangender rights legislation

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
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DOVER, Del. -- Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden is urging state lawmakers to pass legislation that would establish legal protections based on gender identity. ...

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