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US Court Orders Immediate End To DADT

A US appeals court has ordered the Obama administration to stop enforcing the ban on allowing gay men and women ...

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Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy Signs Transgender Nondiscrimination Bill

Today, Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy signed into law HB 6599, a bill prohibiting discrimination on the basis of gender ...

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Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee Signs Gay Civil Union Law

Gov. Lincoln Chafee signed into law on Saturday a bill allowing gay couples in Rhode Island to enter into civil ...

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Rhode Island Senate Approves Civil Unions

The Rhode Island state legislature has approved civil unions for gay couples. The Associated Press reports: The Rhode Island Senate ...

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Liechtenstein Approves Gay Civil Partnerships

The tiny country of Liechtenstein has approved gay civil partnerships. Voters overwhelmingly approved a plan to allow gays to register ...

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U.N. Passes Hictoric Resolution On Gay Rights

The United Nations Human Rights Council has passed a historic resolution, seeking equal rights for all regardless of sexual orientation. ...

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Cambridge To Give Stipend To Gay Employees

The city of Cambridge in Massachusetts will give stipend to gay employees. The Associated Press reports: Cambridge will soon start ...

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Airman Discharged Under ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

An Airman has been discharged under ‘don’t ask don’t tell’ months after President Obama signed a bill to repeal the ...

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Gay Artist Wins Right To Stay In Canada On Humanitarian Grounds

Alvaro Orozco, a gay artist from Nicaragua living in Toronto has been granted with a permanent resident status on humanitarian ...

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Portland Mayor Sam Adams Wants To Include Transgender Health Benefits For City Employees

The mayor of Portland, Ore. Sam Adams wants to include transgender health benefits for city employees. KKGW.com reports: Mayor Sam ...

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