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Clinton campaign releases new video honoring same-sex couples

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to rule on the constitutionality of states' same-sex marriage bans, Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign on Wednesday released a new video honoring gay couples across the country. ...

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Gay cadets become first same-sex couple to join Boston police force

Thursday, June 18, 2015
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Among the 64 recruits who graduated from the Boston Police Academy on Wednesday were two openly gay cadets, believed to be the first openly gay couple to ever graduate from a police academy together. ...

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Brittney Griner files to annul marriage to fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson

Saturday, June 6, 2015
Glory Johnson (left) and Brittney Griner wed in Phoenix on May 8, 2015.
Brittney Griner filed for an annulment with Glory Johnson-Griner on Friday, a day after Johnson-Griner announced she's pregnant and a month after the two WNBA players married. ...

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Texas House scraps bill protecting agencies that bar gay adoptions

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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The Texas state House has scrapped - at least for the time being - a measure that would have allowed some child welfare agencies to block gays and same-sex couples from adopting children through them. ...

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Gay couple, one of whom adopted the other, has adoption vacated now that they can marry

Friday, May 22, 2015
Bill Novak, right, and Norman MacArthur at their home in Erwinna, Pa. The couple, who were legally recognized as father and son, has gotten a judge to vacate the adoption now that same-sex partners can get married in Pennsylvania.
When Bill Novak and Norman MacArthur moved to the Philadelphia suburbs nearly 20 years ago, they were dismayed to learn that Pennsylvania would not recognize their domestic partnership from New York. ...

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Vienna’s gay-themed traffic lights to remain, says local official

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Street lights with same gender pairs, on display in downtown Vienna, Austria. The lights were set up by city officials until June, to coincide with a number of gay-friendly events.
The lights show couples — a man and a woman, two women or two men. Set up recently at 47 crossings, they were to be taken down in June, after the conclusion of several gay-friendly events. ...

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Vienna traffic signals go red and green, gay and straight

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Street lights with same gender pairs are on display in downtown Vienna, Austria, May 12, 2015. These lights were set up by city officials until June, just in time for the annual Life Ball, where celebrities will rub shoulders with party-goers dressed in little more than body paint and cross-dressers in wild costumes at the charity event supporting AIDS research.
Some Vienna pedestrian traffic lights are suddenly not only red or green. They're also gay or straight. And Austria's right-wing Freedom Party is livid. ...

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The improbable, 200-year-old story of one of America’s first same-sex ‘marriages’

Saturday, March 21, 2015
The shared tombstone of Charity Bryant and Sylvia Drake, a 19th-century lesbian couple.
Charity Bryant only intended to stay a few days in Weybridge, Vt., a tiny rural town with little to hold her attention. But then she met Sylvia Drake. ...

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Intimate image of gay couple in Russia wins World Press Photo award

Thursday, February 12, 2015
In this photo provided on Thursday Feb. 12, 2015 by World Press Photo, the World Press Photo of the Year 2014 by Mads Nissen, Denmark, for Scanpix/Panos Pictures, shows Jonathan Jacques Louis, 21, and Alexander Semyonov, 25, a gay couple during an intimate moment in St. Petersburg, Russia.
The intimate image of Jon and Alex is part of a larger project by Danish photographer Mads Nissen called "Homophobia in Russia" that highlights how life is increasingly difficult for sexual minorities in Russia. ...

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Entertainer, former ‘N Sync band member Lance Bass marries artist Michael Turchin

Sunday, December 21, 2014
Michael Turchin (left) and Lance Bass
The couple married Saturday at the Legendary Park Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles before 300 guests. ...

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