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DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano Announces Same-Sex Binational Couples Can Get Green Cards

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Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano on Monday formalized the end of the ban on gay married couples being ...

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SUPREME COURT STRIKES DOWN ANTI-GAY “DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT” IN HISTORIC RULING

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MARRIAGES OF SAME-SEX COUPLES NOW RECOGNIZED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY Gay American Citizens Can Now Sponsor Foreign-Born Spouses ...

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Lesbian & Gay Couples Eligible for Green Cards Following Supreme Court Decision on Defense of Marriage Act

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Immigration Equality Press Release. Washington, DC – June 26, 2013– Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling striking down a core ...

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Moms Fight DOMA to Keep Their Family Together – New video from The DOMA Project‏

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Watch the new video from The DOMA Project, fighting to stop deportations, separations and exile of gay and lesbian binational couples ...

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Russia votes to ban adoption for foreign gay couples

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Russia’s lower house of parliament unanimously passed a bill banning the adoption of orphans by foreign gay couples and by ...

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Russian Parliament Passes ‘Anti-Gay’ Bill With Overwhelming Majority

The Russian parliament on Tuesday passed a controversial bill imposing heavy fines for Russians, foreigners and media organizations promoting homosexual ...

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German Federal Constitutional Court Gives Gay Couples Equal Taxation Rights

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Germany’s top court ruled that gay and lesbian couples must immediately be granted the same tax benefits as heterosexual married ...

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LGBT Students in Public Schools Would be Safer with Student Non-Discrimination Act

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Student Non-Discrimination Act would prohibit discrimination against public school students on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity HRC ...

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Nigeria parliament votes to curtail gay rights and outlaw gay marriage

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Nigeria lawmakers pass anti-gay marriage bill setting prison sentences of up to 14 years. The bill will criminalize gay marriage, ...

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It’s Time for ExxonMobil to Join the Rest of Corporate America and Protect its LGBT Employees

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Resolution to add LGBT protections to EEO policy falls short again HRC Press Release – WASHINGTON –ExxonMobil again failed its ...

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