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Queen Elizabeth II gives royal approval to Scotland gay marriage law

Thursday, March 13, 2014
LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday gave her royal stamp of approval to Scotland's Marriage and Civil Partnership Act 2014, clearing the way for same-sex marriage to begin by the end of the year. [ Read more → ]
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A royal first: Queen Elizabeth II marks anniversary of LGBT group

Friday, March 7, 2014
LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday congratulated one of Britain’s oldest LGBT charity and advocacy groups, the London Lesbian and Gay Switchboard, in what royal watchers say is the first time 87-year-old Monarch has recognized an LGBT advocacy group in her 62 years on the British throne. [ Read more → ]
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Queen pardons famed code breaker, ‘convicted homosexual’ Alan Turing

Monday, December 23, 2013
LONDON -- Nearly 60 years after his death, Queen Elizabeth II has formally pardon famed British mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing. [ Read more → ]
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Queen Elizabeth II gives royal stamp of approval to same-sex marriage

Wednesday, July 17, 2013
LONDON -- Britain on Wednesday legalized gay marriage after Queen Elizabeth II gave her royal stamp of approval, clearing the way for the first same-sex weddings next summer. [ Read more → ]
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LGBT advocates disagree over Queen’s support of gay rights

Monday, March 11, 2013
LONDON -- Debate is raging between LGBT advocates over whether Queen Elizabeth II supports gay rights following a ceremony Monday in which the 86-year-old monarch signed a charter which calls for an end to discrimination across the 54 Commonwealth nations. [ Read more → ]
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Queen Elizabeth to sign historic equal rights charter supporting women, gays

Sunday, March 10, 2013
LONDON -- Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on Monday will sign a charter calling for an end to discrimination across the 54 Commonwealth nations, according to a statement by Buckingham Palace. [ Read more → ]
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