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Texas A&M Student Senate passes anti-gay bill Allowing Students to Opt Out of funding the University’s LGBT center

The Texas A&M University student government passed an anti-gay?measure on Wednesday that will allow students to ?opt out? of funding ...

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Military Harms by DOMA Key to SCOTUS Oral Arguments?

Supreme Court Hears Arguments in DOMA Case, Harm to Military Among Key Arguments OutServe-SLDN Press Release – (WASHINGTON DC)?Oral arguments ...

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Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Widow’s Challenge to DOMA

ACLU Press Release – March 27, 2013 – NEW YORK ? Attorneys for Edith “Edie” Windsor told the U.S. Supreme ...

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Canada’s House of Commons approves transgender rights bill

Canada’s House of Commons has passed a bill that would make it illegal to discriminate against transgender people. The Canadian ...

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Settlement Announced in DADT Discharge Case?

OutServe-SLDN Reaches Final Legal Resolution for former Air Force Major Mike Almy Discharged under DADT, plaintiff in Almy v. U.S. ...

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Colorado lawmakers Approve Civil Unions for Gay Couples

The Colorado House voted 39-26 Tuesday to allow gay couples to form civil unions. Colorado would become the sixth state ...

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Mexican Supreme Court rules anti-gay slurs are not protected speech

The Mexican Supreme Court announced a ruling that found anti-gay slurs are not protected under free speech. The Associated Press ...

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House Passes LGBT-Inclusive Violence Against Women Act

Bipartisan vote shows both parties can pass common-sense solutions HRC Press Release– WASHINGTON ? Today the U.S. House passed the ...

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Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court votes against allowing gay couples to adopt

The Supreme Court of Puerto Rico upheld a law Wednesday banning gay couples from adopting children. The Associated Press reports: ...

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Senator Lara Introduces Youth Equality Act

Lara and Equality California Take Aim at Discrimination in Youth Groups Including Boy Scouts Equality California (EQCA) Press Release – ...

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