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Jim Heath (left) and Lon Watts, in a 2011 photo taken a Heath's nursing home.Courtesy Lon Watts

Texas man, separated by family from partner of 34 years, hopes for reunion

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
STROUD, Okla. -- A Texas man is speaking out after being separated since 2011 from his partner of more than three decades, in hopes that other gay couples will learn from his ordeal and take the legal steps necessary to prevent hostile interference from others. [ Read more → ]
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Clinton and Callum’s special day: ‘Love conquers all’ (Video)

Sunday, April 21, 2013
On November 16, 2012, Australians Clinton Bryan and Callum Mathieson were married in Sydney. While they know that technically they did not get "married," because same-sex marriage is not yet legal in Australia, their special day was treated as such by a supportive network of family and friends. [ Read more → ]
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Thoughts on Anderson Cooper and the ‘private lives’ of LGBT people

Thursday, July 5, 2012
Anderson Cooper’s decision to come out sets a great example for LGBT youth and brings hope to those who still suffer with internalized homophobia, bullying, or ostracism. And high-profile, successful LGBTs like Anderson Cooper undermine one of the most malicious lies made by the anti-gay movement: that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans people are broken, unhappy, and empty simply because of who they are and who they love. [ Read more → ]
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Linda Harvey dubs same-sex relationships ‘pathetic’ and ‘lifeless’

Monday, June 18, 2012
Mission America’s Linda Harvey almost always dedicates her radio show to denouncing the gay community, and Saturday’s program was no different as she blasted gay parents as “pathetic” and selfish for not raising children with two parents of the opposite sex. [ Read more → ]
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Pat Robertson: Gay relationships lead to ‘disease and suffering’

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Following a segment about President Obama’s endorsement of marriage equality, Pat Robertson on the 700 Club Tuesday said “the union of two men doesn’t bring forth anything except disease and suffering, and the same thing with the union of two women.” [ Read more → ]
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117 years since love dared to speak its name

Sunday, March 25, 2012
LGBTQ people only desire to realize their right to love each other, not impose it on others. Don't fool yourself, the mob rule of democracy will shift the discussion to a determination of what marriage means for the majority, rather than the protection of minority rights by judicial rule of law. This protection is inherent in the U.S. Constitution, but many religious followers do not understand this, or even when they do, they do not value it or accept it. [ Read more → ]
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What to consider before tying the knot: An LGBT primer

Sunday, March 18, 2012
As the tide of marriage equality begins to turn, with same gender nuptials becoming a reality for increasing numbers of couples, along comes a perfectly-timed guide to provide insight into what elements to consider before taking such a step. [ Read more → ]
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Study: Northwestern University researchers confirm bisexuality exists

Tuesday, August 23, 2011
A new scientific study confirms that men who have a sexual attraction to both men and women is real, and dispels the stereotype that bisexual men are just closeted homosexuals, or simply confused. [ Read more → ]
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Facebook Put My Life Together Again

Sunday, August 21, 2011
Today I accepted the Facebook friend request of someone I knew in high school. We haven’t spoken in more than thirty years ... and God knows why she wants to befriend the scandalous queer who wore knee-high platform boots to the junior dance in our home town of Bossier City, Louisiana. [ Read more → ]
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