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Gov. McAuliffe Officiates at Lesbian Wedding

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has become the first Virginia governor to preside over a same-sex wedding ceremony.

10/11/2014

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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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US Appeals Court Sets Va. Same-Sex Case for May

A federal appeals court has tentatively scheduled May arguments on Virginia’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.

03/10/2014

A Pentagon spokesman says the U.S. military is looking into allegations that civilians were killed in U.S. and allied airstrikes in Syria. But he said they have no "credible" reporting that such deaths occurred.  (credit: STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Pentagon To Permit Benefits To Same-Sex Spouses Of Military Members

New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen says the Pentagon’s decision to make health care, housing and other benefits available to same-sex spouses of military members is a big win for fairness and equality.

08/14/2013

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Supreme Court Gives Gay Marriage Historic Boost

In a historic day for gay rights, the Supreme Court gave the nation’s legally married gay couples equal federal footing with all other married Americans on Wednesday and also cleared the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California.

06/27/2013

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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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