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North Carolina’s Vote to Ban Gay Marriage

Voters in North Carolina Tuesday approved a state constitutional amendment forbidding gay marriages, civil unions and domestic partnerships. The Associated ...

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Colorado House panel approves civil unions bill

A legislative committee approved a bill that allows same-sex couples to enter into civil unions in Colorado. The bill faces ...

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Russian activist Nikolai Alexeyev convicted under ‘anti gay’ law

A court in St Petersburg has fined Russia’s best-known gay rights campaigner Nikolai Alexeyev for spreading “homosexual propaganda” among minors. ...

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17 Gay Rights Activists Arrested By Russian Police At May Day Rally

Seventeen gay rights activists were arrested while trying to unfurl rainbow flags at rally in St Petersburg. Reuters reports: Russian ...

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SLDN Client To Be Reinstated To Active Duty in Air Force

SLDN Press Release – (WASHINGTON, D.C.) Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) and the law firm, Morrison & Foerstertoday announced that ...

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15 men arrested in Gambia on ‘suspicion of homosexuality’

The police in Gambia arrested 15 men “suspected of homosexuality” at a bar in a suburb of the capital Banjul. ...

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Gay Rights Activists Arrested Under New St. Petersburg Law

Two gay rights demonstrators were detained by police in St. Petersburg on Thursday for rallying against the new law banning ...

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Ohio School Changes Position In Lambda Legal Case Defending Student’s Right to Wear T-Shirt

Lambda Legal Press Release – (Cincinnati, OH, April 4, 2012) – Today, in a status conference with Judge Barrett of ...

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In Historic First, Appellate Court Will Decide Constitutionality of DOMA

GLAD Press Release – Boston, MA—On Wednesday, April 4, seven married same-sex couples and three widowers went to the U.S. ...

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Chile’s Congress approves anti-discrimination law

Chile’s Congress has approved most of an anti-discrimination law that would make it a crime to discriminate on the basis ...

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