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U.S. to Recognize Same-Sex Marriages in 7 New States

The federal government is recognizing same-sex marriages in seven more states.

10/17/2014

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Gay Rights Movie Postponed at Catholic University

A Catholic University student group postponed a screening of a movie about gay rights pioneer Harvey Milk after school officials raised questions about a flier linking the event to LGBT awareness month.

10/03/2014

The end of the 18 year-old "Don't Ask Don't Tell" law took effect on Sept. 20, 2011, allowing gays to openly serve in the armed forces.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Almost Equal: U.S. Military Three Years After ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

Three years after the U.S. military did away with its “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy and began allowing gay and lesbian military people to serve openly, WNEW looks into how well that integration is going.

09/22/2014

A same-sex marriage supporter waves a rainbow flag in front of the US Supreme Court. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: 42% Of Americans Believe People Are Born Gay

A new Gallup poll has found that 42 percent of Americans believe that people are born gay.

06/01/2014

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Obama Congratulates First Openly Gay NFL Draftee

President Barack Obama sends his congratulations to Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.

05/11/2014

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Nintendo Says No To Gays In Life Simulator Video Game

Nintendo isn’t allowing gamers to play as gay in an upcoming life simulator game.

05/07/2014

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Gay Political Group Backs Catania for D.C. Mayor

The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund has endorsed D.C. Councilmember David Catania for mayor — even though he’s not officially running yet.

02/25/2014

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Collins to Become 1st Openly Gay Player With Nets

Jason Collins became the NBA’s first active openly gay player Sunday, signing a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets.

02/23/2014

First lady Michelle Obama. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

First Lady: Gay Football Player is an ‘Inspiration’

Michelle Obama says a gay University of Missouri football player is “an inspiration to all of us.”

02/10/2014

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Transgender Candidate to Challenge Gay Senator in Maryland

A transgender candidate has announced she will run against an openly gay state senator in Montgomery County in the Democratic primary.

01/30/2014

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