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Super Bowl 2015 host city to consider LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
University of Phoenix stadium in Glendale, Ariz., is home to the Arizona Cardinals and host of the 2015 Super Bowl.
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The city of Glendale, Ariz., could become the fifth Arizona city to pass an LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance under a proposal from a local city councilman. The west Phoenix suburb is home to the Arizona Cardinals and will host Super Bowl XLIX on Feb.1. [...]

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Super Bowl committee, more than 80 companies call for veto of anti-gay bill

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Ross D. Franklin, APAnthony Musa (left) and Brianna Pantillione rally in Phoenix against a bill that would let business owners refuse to serve gay people on religious grounds.
The Super Bowl host committee, the NFL and more than 80 major companies doing business in Arizona have called on Gov. Jan Brewer to veto SB 1062, a bill that would allow business owners with strongly held religious beliefs to deny service to gay people. [...]

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Coca-Cola airs first ever Super Bowl ad featuring gay parents

Sunday, February 2, 2014
Coca-Cola on Sunday became the first advertiser to show a gay family in a Super Bowl television commercial. [...]

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Ayanbadejo uses Super Bowl victory platform to champion marriage equality

Monday, February 4, 2013
The Respect for Marriage Coalition on Monday released this video featuring Super Bowl Champion and Baltimore Ravens Linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo speaking out for marriage equality as part of its new #Time4Marriage campaign. [...]

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San Francisco 49ers’ Chris Culliver: Gay players not welcome

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Chris Culliver
NEW ORLEANS – Just days before the San Francisco 49ers will take to the field In New Orleans for Super Bowl XLVII, cornerback Chris Culliver on Tuesday said that a gay player would not be welcome on the team. Appearing on the Artie Lange show Tuesday, Culliver, responding to a [...]

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Sports Illustrated captures cheers, kisses at San Francisco gay sports bar

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- In the pages of Sports Illustrated, many readers will get a glimpse into a Bay Area 49er fan celebration they may not be familiar with. [...]

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Doritos gay-themed ‘commercials’ are really just Super Bowl contest entries

Monday, January 24, 2011
Two gay-themed commercials are getting a lot of play on the internet today, with several mainstream websites reporting Monday that "Doritos posted two gay-themed commercials that the junk food company plans to run during Super Bowl next month." [...]

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CBS rejects gay-themed Super Bowl ads; GLAAD calls for explanation

Friday, January 29, 2010
The gay dating website is crying foul on CBS for rejecting a commercial that it had hoped would run during the Super Bowl on February 7. In a letter to, CBS Standards and Practices said it had reviewed the proposed ad, which would cost an estimated $3 million [...]

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