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HRC Survey: Half of Jewish Communal Groups are Pro-Gay

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The Human Rights Campaign released its first-ever index of inclusion within a faith-based community on Monday. Read the rest of this entry »

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November 15, 2012 at 4:11 PM

Study: High-Risk Kids Do Well w/Gay or Straight Parents

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A new study finds that high-risk children adopted from foster care do equally well when raised by gay, lesbian, or heterosexual parents. The study was conducted by UCLA psychologists in the first multi-year study of children adopted by these three groups.

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October 26, 2012 at 8:45 AM

Straight TN Christian Writes Book About Living Year as Gay

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A straight Tennessee man is ‘coming out’ with a new memoir about his year-long social experiment on living life as a gay American.

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Written by Xorje Olivares

October 11, 2012 at 4:38 PM

Fred Karger Launches Boycott Against Amway

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Gay activist and former Republican presidential candidate Fred Karger has launched a global boycott against Amway, claiming the owners of the privately-held direct-selling giant made the biggest family donation to the National Organization for Marriage in that group’s history.
 
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Latino Groups to Launch Pro-Gay Family Education Project

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Nearly two dozen Latino organizations are coming together to start a new campaign designed to encourage Hispanic families to embrace their LGBT loved ones.

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GetEQUAL to Protest Obama Re-election Offices Over Exec Order

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Gay rights advocates say they’re “upping the ante” to get President Obama to reconsider his decision NOT to sign an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT workers.

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Italian Singer Reworks Marriage Anthem for Gays in New Video

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Gay marriage supporters in Italy have remade the video for a popular song, transforming it into a pro-gay marriage anthem. The video has gone viral on the Internet.

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February 15, 2012 at 4:45 PM

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CA holds AUS gay couple’s kids during child sex probe

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News outlets in Australia reported Thursday that an unidentified gay male couple had their six year old children taken away by child services in Los Angeles while the FBI and Queensland police investigate the couple as possible members of an international pedophile ring.  

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February 10, 2012 at 8:45 AM

GLSEN Reports on Elementary School LGBT Climate

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A new report conducted by the nation’s leading LGBT youth advocacy group has found that anti-gay bullying and harassment is fairly common during the early years of elementary school. Read the rest of this entry »

Study: LGBT People Suffer Severe Income Inequality

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A campaign seeking to reduce poverty by half over the next decade has found that LGBT people suffer severe income inequality compared to their straight counterparts.

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Written by Xorje Olivares

January 11, 2012 at 8:45 AM

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