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Archive for August 2009

Sen. Ted Kennedy, gay hero, dies at 77

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LGBT leaders are rememberiong Senator Ted Kennedy, who died today, as the gay community’s greatest champion in the Congress. National political correspondent Lisa Keen reports.

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August 26, 2009 at 6:30 PM

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Campus Pride blasts Princeton Review gay list

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National collegiate gay rights group “Campus Pride” is blasting the Princeton Review for its lists of the 20 most – and 20 least gay-friendly schools in the U-S.

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August 20, 2009 at 12:20 PM

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Lane Hudson Apologizes to President Clinton

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Gay rights activist and Huffington Post contributor Lane Hudson has apologized to Bill Clinton for having interrupted the former President’s speech at a progressive media conference. Read the rest of this entry »

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August 18, 2009 at 4:20 PM

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Human Rights Watch: Iraq militia death squads killing gays

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This week, New York based Human Rights Watch released a scathing report on the organized killings of gay men in Iraq.

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August 18, 2009 at 2:20 PM

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TN School Districts Settle ACLU Lawsuit Over Gay Websites

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Two of Tennessee’s largest school districts have a settled lawsuit filed by the ACLU, and agreed to let students access websites deemed “LGBT Friendly.” Read the rest of this entry »

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August 14, 2009 at 8:20 AM

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Blogger Debunks ‘Ex-Gay Success’ Study

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A new study claims that ex-gay programs are successful more than half the time.

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August 13, 2009 at 2:20 PM

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Equality California Supports 2012 Ballot Initiative, Not 2010

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The California LGBT lobbying group Equality California issued a report Wednesday concluding that 2012 — not 2010 — would be the best year to try to repeal Prop 8.

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August 12, 2009 at 7:42 PM

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60 Days to National Equality March

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There are exactly two months left until the “National Equality March” on Washington – and as the time grows shorter, critics of the event are getting louder. Read the rest of this entry »

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August 11, 2009 at 5:15 PM

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Gays in the Military Expert Accuses Obama of Inconsistency on DADT

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President Obama has come under fire for his use of “signing statements,” a controversial executive power that allows a commander-in-chief to essentially ignore certain aspects of laws he signs. California thinktank The Palm Center says Obama said he would NOT use signing statments as President. Senior Palm Center Research Fellow Nathaniel Frank says Obama’s use of executive power contradicts one of his main arguments against immediately ending “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell.” Read the rest of this entry »

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August 11, 2009 at 9:15 AM

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Study Finds Rural Gay Teens Use Web to Connect, Not Escape

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A new study finds that gay teens in rural communities are using the internet … not to escape from their communities … but to connect to them. Read the rest of this entry »

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August 11, 2009 at 8:15 AM

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