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Opinion: Romney and Ryan Are Real Life Versions Of GOP Caricatures Of Kerry and Gore

In an odd turn of events, the Republicans in Tampa nominated real life versions of their cartoon versions of Kerry and Gore. Republicans thought John Kerry should be criticized for changing positions. But Kerry is not in the same league as Romney who ran as a pro-choice candidate and promised to do more for gay rights than Ted Kennedy.

09/04/2012

A gay pride and an American flag hang from a shoulder bag during a demonstration. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gay Rights Group Drops $1M In Gay Marriage Fights

The country’s leading gay rights group is donating $1 million to campaigns in four states where gay marriage is on the ballot this fall.

08/06/2012

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Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

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Vt. House Asks FDA To Lift Blood-Giving Ban

The Vermont House has voted to ask the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to lift its lifetime ban on blood donations by gay and bisexual men.

05/01/2012

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Homeless Youth: The Next Battle For Gay Equality

There are tens of thousands of homeless youths across America who are LGBT — lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. Most are on the streets because they have nowhere else to go — outcasts who leave home after being rejected by family members or flee shelters because residents bully or beat them.

03/08/2012

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Gay Student Says He Was Suspended For Wearing High Heels To School

A gay high school student was allegedly suspended for wearing high heels to class at Charles City High School.

03/05/2012

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Old Dominion University Offers Dedicated Housing For Gay Students

Old Dominion University is is joining in on a growing human rights trend, giving gay and lesbian students the option of their own dormitory on-campus.

02/24/2012

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Obama “Couldn’t Be Prouder” Of Track Record With Gays And Lesbians

President Barack Obama told gay and lesbian supporters at a big-ticket fundraiser Thursday that there’s more work to do to ensure fairness for all, but he said he “couldn’t be prouder” of his track record for them.

02/09/2012

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Bill Restricting Gay Adoption In Virginia Passes; Gov. McDonnell Willing To Sign

Legislation that would allow private adoption agencies to deny placements that conflict with their religious or moral beliefs, including opposition to homosexuality, sailed through the Virginia House of Delegates without debate Friday.

02/03/2012

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Va. House Set To Vote On Gay Adoption Bill

Currently there are no laws that allow private adoption agencies to discriminate based on gender, religion, sexual orientation or other distinguishing factors, but that could change in Virginia if a new bill passes as law.

02/03/2012

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