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Archive for January 2010

CA State Sen Intros ‘Religious Protections’ Bill

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Out Gay California State Senator Mark Leno this {last} week introduced legislation that would exempt members of the clergy from having to perform any marriage ceremonies they choose not to, for any reason. Read the rest of this entry »

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January 29, 2010 at 4:00 PM

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‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Expert Responds to Military, McCain

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People on both sides of the issue of gays in the military spent most of Thursday reacting to Wednesday Night’s State of the Union speech, in which President Obama pledged to work to end the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy this year. Many of gay activists noted that Obama has made similar statements before, did not lay out a concrete blueprint, and called the comments ‘more of the same.’ Read the rest of this entry »

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January 29, 2010 at 8:00 AM

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Prop 8 Testimony Ends With Tough Cross Examination

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The last of just two witnesses for the defense completed his testimony Wednesday, ending the trial phase of this case.

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January 27, 2010 at 8:17 PM

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Supreme Court Campaign Finance Ruling: Gay Impact?

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Gay rights supporters across the country are fretting about how last week’s US Supreme Court ruling on campaign finance could doom LGBT equality efforts, and other progressive causes.

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January 25, 2010 at 5:30 PM

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Judge Denies Restraining Order Against Courage Campaign’s ‘Yes on 8′ parody logo

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A US District judge on Wednesday threw out a request for a temporary restraining order – against a group that supports gay marriage, for using a logo that opponents say is too similar to their own. Read the rest of this entry »

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January 22, 2010 at 3:02 PM

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Man Forced Into Ex-Gay Program Testifies Against Prop 8

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The ongoing federal trial to challenge proposition 8 continued with taped depositions from two experts. Both were supposed to testify on behalf of supporters of prop 8, but dropped out at the beginning of the trial. Read the rest of this entry »

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January 20, 2010 at 4:55 PM

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NY Court Keeps Mother of Gay Son on Child Abuse Registry

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A New York court has rejected an appeal by a woman who was put into a Child Abuse Registry – because she pulled her gay son out of school. Read the rest of this entry »

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January 19, 2010 at 8:00 AM

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SEC Instructs Disney to Hear ‘Ex-Gay Protections’ Resolution

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A shareholder at media giant Disney will get to ask it to add protections for “EX-Gays” to its anti-discrimination policies. Read the rest of this entry »

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January 18, 2010 at 2:15 PM

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Prop 8 defense humorless questioning draws laughs

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Friday morning’s testimony in the ongoing federal trial to overturn Proposition 8 focused on a psychologist who used to work with the National Institutes of Health.

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January 15, 2010 at 6:00 PM

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L.A. Sherrif launches massive hunt for missing lesbian

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The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department launched one of the largest searches the county has ever conducted over the weekend – for Twenty-four year old lesbian Mitrice Richardson, who has been missing since last September.

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January 14, 2010 at 4:00 PM

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