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University of Notre Dame grants benefits to employees’ same-sex spouses

Thursday, October 9, 2014
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The University of Notre Dame has informed employees it will extend benefits to same-sex spouses after the U.S. Supreme Court effectively legalized gay marriage in Indiana and 10 other states. ...

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Notre Dame embraces LGBT athletes by joining ‘You Can Play’ campaign

Monday, May 5, 2014
The University of Notre Dame has released a “You Can Play” video in support of LGBT athletes. The Catholic university video features openly LGBT student athletes and allies, including 22-year-old senior Matt Dooley, a Notre Dame tennis player who ...

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Notre Dame’s Matt Dooley: The hardest person to tell he is gay was himself

Friday, March 7, 2014
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Notre Dame tennis player Matt Dooley said the hardest person to tell he was gay was himself. "Saying gay for the first time was extremely tough, almost choking, because you know your life will never be the same. That was ...

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Illinois Family Institute warns of ‘eternal’ consequences for Notre Dame LGBT group

Monday, January 13, 2014
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The Illinois Family Institute, the state affiliate of the American Family Association that led the unsuccessful fight against marriage equality last year, is back to fighting smaller battles, this time attacking the University of Notre Dame for officially recognizing an ...

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Dr. Phil interview: Manti Te’o was victim of girlfriend hoax by gay admirer

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Dr. Phil McGraw (left) interviews Ronaiah Tuiasosopo during taping for the "Dr. Phil Show" in Los Angeles. The program, scheduled to air Thursday, Jan. 31, and Friday, Feb. 1, will show the first on-air interview of Tuiasosopo, the man who allegedly concocted the girlfriend hoax that ensnared Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o. (AP Photo/CBS Television Distribution/Peteski Productions)
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Dr. Phil McGraw says Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, who masterminded the dead girlfriend hoax involving Manti Te'o, told him the Notre Dame linebacker was not involved in the scheme and that he ended up falling "deeply, romantically" in ...

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Hawaii football coach suspended, fined over gay slur

Saturday, August 1, 2009
University of Hawai’i head football coach Greg McMackin was suspended without pay for 30 days and will take a voluntary 7 percent pay cut from his $1.1 million salary after he used a gay slur during a Western Athletic Conference ...

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