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Archive for May 2009

Iraq militia anti-gay death squads intensify

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Pro-gay US Lawmakers are ramping up the pressure on state department officials to take action to protect gay Iraqis … as militias there seem to be ramping up the violence against gays.

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May 29, 2009 at 2:20 PM

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PA State Senator Introduces Gay Marriage Bill

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A Pennsylvania Senator has announced a bill to legalize gay marriage in the state – a week after another State Senator announced a bill to constitutionally ban it.

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May 29, 2009 at 9:20 AM

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ACLU gay lawyer: Federal Prop 8 suit could backfire

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LGBT legal groups are very worried about a new FEDERAL lawsuit filed in California challenging Proposition 8 as a violation of the U.S. Constitution.

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May 28, 2009 at 5:21 PM

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Activist Defends Dallas Principle Authors – ‘Just a Group of Friends’

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Twenty-four people gathered in Dallas recently to give a formal voice to what they say is a growing discontent among gay people with inaction on gay civil rights issues by the Democratic President and Congress. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 28, 2009 at 3:39 PM

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NYC Comptroller Says Gay Marriage Could Bring $210 Million to State

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The New York City Controller says if the state legalizes same-sex marriage, it stands to benefit by as much as 210-million dollars in just the first three years. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 28, 2009 at 10:20 AM

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Bush v Gore attorneys file federal challenge to Prop 8

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A new lawsuit challenging Prop 8 was filed in federal court Tuesday on behalf of two same sex couples. Some in the LGBT community are questioning the motives of one of the attorneys — and the strategy employed by both.

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May 27, 2009 at 5:20 PM

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Two thousand march for same-sex marriage in NYC

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In New York City, some two thousand same-sex marriage advocates marched and rallied in Greenwich Village under hovering NYPD helicopters and drizzly skies. They chanted, “Gay, straight, black, white, marriage is a civil right.”

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May 27, 2009 at 9:09 AM

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Legal analysis of Prop 8 ruling

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California’s Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the state’s voter-passed ban on gay marriage will stand, but will not be applied retroactively to couples already married. Here’s our look inside the ruling:

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Written by OutQ News staff

May 27, 2009 at 9:06 AM

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Calif. Supreme Court upholds Prop 8, marriages

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California’s Supreme Court broke hearts Tuesday as it upheld Proposition 8, last November’s ballot initiative banning same-sex marriage.

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May 27, 2009 at 9:05 AM

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CA hi court to rule on Prop 8 on Tuesday

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The California Supreme Court has announced that it will issue it’s long-awaited ruling on the validity of Prop 8 next Tuesday. Karen Ocamb reports from West Hollywood.

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May 22, 2009 at 3:24 PM

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