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Super Bowl, World Series champs back marriage equality in Supreme Court brief

Friday, March 6, 2015
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The New England Patriots support marriage equality for same-sex couples. So do the San Francisco Giants. ...

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Gay dating app scores billboards outside Super Bowl host stadium

Friday, January 30, 2015
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Sports enthusiasts visiting Glendale, Ariz., for Super Bowl XLIX will be greeted by two 48- by 14-foot digital billboards hoping to spark conversation about equality and acceptance in sports. ...

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Glendale, Ariz., will not have LGBT, gender identity protections by Super Bowl

Friday, January 9, 2015
University of Phoenix stadium in Glendale, Ariz., is home to the Arizona Cardinals and host of the 2015 Super Bowl.
A piece of legislation that would add sexual orientation and gender identity to protected classes in the City of Glendale will not happen by the Super Bowl, according to the city's mayor. ...

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Super Bowl 2015 host city signs on to LGBT-supportive ‘Unity Pledge’

Monday, December 22, 2014
University of Phoenix stadium in Glendale, Ariz., is home to the Arizona Cardinals and host of the 2015 Super Bowl.
Glendale, Ariz., home to the Arizona Cardinals and host city of Super Bowl XLIX on Feb. 1, 2015, has signed on to a pledge in support of the LGBT community. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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

Sunday, February 2, 2014
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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
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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
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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 ...

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

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
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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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