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Plaintiffs in Fla. gay marriage suit ask court to rule ban is unconstitutional

| Thursday, May 1, 2014
Plaintiffs in Equality Florida's challenge to Florida's gay marriage ban.
MIAMI -- Plaintiffs challenging Florida’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage asked a state court on Thursday to rule that the ban is unconstitutional.

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N.M. same-sex marriage ruling comes following couple’s three-decade wait

| Friday, December 20, 2013
Russell Contreras, APMiriam Rand, 64, left, and Ona Porter, 67, both of Albuquerque, N.M., talk to reporters Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, after the New Mexico Supreme Court declared it was unconstitutional to deny marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples in the state. The couple were part of a lawsuit that brought the case before the state's highest court.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Miriam Rand and Ono Porter were having lunch when the couple got a call that they'd been waiting for, for three decades: New Mexico's Supreme Court had just issued a ruling on same-sex marriage.

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MN’s largest daily newspaper calls Anoka-Hennepin policy on LGBT issues ‘gutless’

| Saturday, August 6, 2011
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In a sharply worded editorial, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune this week criticized the Anoka-Hennepin School District, calling the state's largest schools district "gutless" for it's neutrality policy on LGBT issues.

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Minnesota students sue school district over neutrality policy on sexual orientation

| Thursday, July 21, 2011
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The Anoka-Hennepin school district in Minneapolis -- Minnesota's largest school district -- is being sued in federal court by five gay and lesbian students over its policy regarding the teaching and discussion of sexual orientation in the classroom.

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Judge rules gay softball league can limit the number of straight players

| Saturday, June 4, 2011
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A federal judge in Seattle this week refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed by three men who claim they were disqualified from the 2008 Gay Softball World Series for not being "gay enough," but did rule that the league can limit the number of straight players on its teams.

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School district will allow lesbian teens to participate in pep rally together

| Sunday, January 30, 2011
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Less than 24 hours after filing a lawsuit against their high school for preventing them from participating as a same-sex couple at an upcoming school assembly, two lesbian teens have been granted permission to walk together in the event processional.

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Lesbian teens sue after blocked from entering pep rally as same-sex couple

| Saturday, January 29, 2011
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MINNEAPOLIS -- Two lesbian teens are suing Champlin Park High School and the state's largest school district for preventing them from participating as a same-sex couple at an upcoming school assembly.

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