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Colorado Senate Passes Civil-Union Bill

Lynn Bartels from The Denver Post reports: After nearly two hours of emotional debate, the Senate gave initial approval Wednesday ...

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US Demanding Gay Rights Support At UN Body

Bradley Klapper fron The Associated Press reports: The Obama administration will introduce its first statement calling for the United Nations’ ...

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Vets Create Gay-Inclusive Peace Parade

Steve Williams from Care2.com reports: Group Veterans for Peace, who say they were denied a place alongside other vets in ...

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Lesbian U.S. Employee Set Back In Benefits Fight

Dan Levine from Reuters reports: A U.S. judge on Wednesday dealt a setback to a lesbian federal employee’s bid to ...

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Navy Seeks To Discharge Sailor For Sleeping With Another Man

Craig Whitlock from The Washington Post reports: To hear Navy Petty Officer Stephen C. Jones tell it, what happened in ...

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Man In Gay Marriage Entitled To Inherit Late Husband’s Estate

Dareh Gregorian from The New York Post Reports: A New York man who?s the surviving partner in a same-sex marriage ...

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Obama Stops Defending DOMA In Court.

President Obama has just announced that he is instructing the Department of Justice NOT to defend the Defense of Marriage ...

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Marriage Equality Bill Introduced In Maryland Senate

The Wonk Room reprots: Earlier today, Maryland Senators introduced SB 116, ?Religious Freedom and Civil Marriage Protection Act,? which would ...

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Wyoming Senate Passes anti-Gay Marriage Bill

Jeremy Pelzer fromTrib.com reports: The Wyoming Senate narrowly voted Friday to stop recognition of same-sex marriages and civil unions from ...

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Gay Marriage Has The Votes To Pass State Senate

Annie Linskey from The Baltimore Sun reports: A key senator announced his support for gay marriage legislation on Thursday, giving ...

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