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Secret NOM Documents Reveal Race-Baiting Strategy

Posted by Shannon Frye on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, In : GLBTQ Victories 

Posted: 03/27/2012 3:47 pm on HuffingtonPost.Com

Last night the Human Rights Campaign released a slew of previou...


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NJ Assembly to vote on gay marriage bill

Posted by Lesley J. Hancock on Thursday, February 16, 2012, In : GLBTQ Victories 


Feb. 16, 2012, 3:31 a.m. EST from the Associated Press (AP)

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The leader of the New Jersey Assembly's GOP caucus says the 32 Republicans in the lower house can vote however they want to on gay marriage.

Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick of Westfield says there won't be any arm-twisting before the bill comes up for a vote Thursday. He says most Republicans believe — as Gov. Chris Christie does — that the question of legalizing same-sex marriage should be...


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Same-Sex Marriage Bills Prevail in Washington and New Jersey

Posted by Lesley J. Hancock on Tuesday, February 14, 2012, In : GLBTQ Victories 

Posted 2/14/2012 by The Feminist Majority Foundation on Feminist.Org

Yesterday Washington Governor Chris Gregoire signed a bill legalizing same-sex marriage in the state making Washington the seventh state to legalize same-sex marriage. The bill passed the Washington House of Representatives by a vote of 55 to 43 and the state Senate by a vote of 28 to 21.

Although the law is scheduled to go into effect June 7, if Preserve Marriage Washington, a group that filed a referendum, collec...
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Minnesota School Board Votes to Replace Antigay 'Neutrality' Policy

Posted by Shannon Frye on Tuesday, February 14, 2012, In : GLBTQ Victories 


ANOKA HIGH SCHOOL X390 (FAIR) | ADVOCATE.COM

Minnesota’s Anoka-Hennepin school board voted Monday night to replace a heavily criticized policy that has been described by LGBT groups as a de facto gag order prohibiting th...


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Prop 8, California's Same-Sex Marriage Ban, Declared Unconstitutional

Posted by Shannon Frye on Tuesday, February 7, 2012, In : GLBTQ Victories 
Proposition 8

LISA LEFF   02/ 7/12 02:50 PM ET  AP

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court o...


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Washington Marriage Bill's Passage Could Come This Week

Posted by Lesley J. Hancock on Monday, February 6, 2012, In : GLBTQ Victories 
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WASHINGTON STATE HOUSE X390 (FAIR) | ADVOCATE.COM
The Washington legislature is poised to send a marriage equality bill this week to the desk of Gov. Chris Gregoire, who has ...
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HUD: Religious Groups Must Abide by LGBT Non-Bias Rule

Posted by Shannon Frye on Wednesday, February 1, 2012, In : GLBTQ Victories 
By Chris Johnson on January 30, 2012

A Department of Housing & Urban Development official said Monday religious institutions receiving federal funds for housing programs will have to abide by a new HUD rule prohibiting discrimination against LGBT people.

John Trasviña, assistant secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, confirmed the rule would impact religious institutions during a conference call in response to a questi...


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Instant Classic: Zach Wahls Speech Goes Viral Again

Posted by Lesley J. Hancock on Friday, December 2, 2011, In : GLBTQ Victories 


ZACH WAHLS X390 (GRAB) | ADVOCATE.COM
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LARRY MARGASAK 11/10/11 01:31 PM ET AP


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WASHINGTON — The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to repeal a federal law defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman, but the ...


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