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Gay marriage inquiry reaches consensus

Gay marriage inquiry reaches consensus | Coffee Party Equality | Scoop.it
A parliamentary committee has reached a consensus view on legislation to legalise same-sex marriage. The House of Representatives social policy and legal affairs committee will table its report in parliament on Monday ...
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W.E.N.N » Cheryl Cole Backs Gay Marriage

W.E.N.N » Cheryl Cole Backs Gay Marriage | Coffee Party Equality | Scoop.it
Girls Aloud singer Cheryl Cole has joined the fight for gay rights by voicing her support for same-sex marriage. The pop star is backing plans by U.K. government officials to give gay partners in civil unions the same rights as ...
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Wong says gay marriage will come - Sydney Morning Herald

Wong says gay marriage will come - Sydney Morning Herald | Coffee Party Equality | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning Herald Wong says gay marriage will come Sydney Morning Herald PENNY Wong has called for people not to be scared by gay marriage and predicted laws would eventually be changed to ''recognise the worth'' of relationships ...Gay religious...
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Lesbian Attacked At Sizzler Breakfast Buffet Gets $25000 - Gothamist

Lesbian Attacked At Sizzler Breakfast Buffet Gets $25000 - Gothamist | Coffee Party Equality | Scoop.it
GothamistLesbian Attacked At Sizzler Breakfast Buffet Gets $25000GothamistPerhaps you recall the story of Liza Friedlander, the lesbian who said she was attacked by a manager while trying to dine with friends at "her favorite breakfast ...Sizzler ...
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Hot cereal: Anti-gay-marriage group declares war on General Mills - Houston Chronicle (blog)

Hot cereal: Anti-gay-marriage group declares war on General Mills - Houston Chronicle (blog) | Coffee Party Equality | Scoop.it
Houston Chronicle (blog)Hot cereal: Anti-gay-marriage group declares war on General MillsHouston Chronicle (blog)The National Organization for Marriage accuses General Mills of declaring a.Gen.
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I was AWOL – don't ask, don't tell, but call me back! | OpenSim ...

I was AWOL – don't ask, don't tell, but call me back! | OpenSim ... | Coffee Party Equality | Scoop.it
I was AWOL – don't ask, don't tell, but call me back! by aliciastone on Jun 16, 2012 • 4:04 pm No Comments. This series of women's tops are designed with camo patterns in various shadings of color. The source is included so feel free to make ...
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Homosexual minister brands church leaders 'intolerant' over gay ... - Daily Mail

Homosexual minister brands church leaders 'intolerant' over gay ... - Daily Mail | Coffee Party Equality | Scoop.it
Daily MailHomosexual minister brands church leaders 'intolerant' over gay ...Daily MailOpenly gay policing minister Nick Herbert has accused church leaders of sounding 'highly judgmental' in their reaction to plans for same-sex marriage, and ...'8'...
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Syracuse Gay Pride parade celebrates diversity - Syracuse.com

Syracuse Gay Pride parade celebrates diversity - Syracuse.com | Coffee Party Equality | Scoop.it
AFPSyracuse Gay Pride parade celebrates diversitySyracuse.comRainbow banners flying, music thumping from floats, hundreds of people gathered to celebrate gay, lesbian and transgender people Saturday, in Syracuse's ...Obama at LGBT pride reception:...
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Remarks by President Obama at the LGBT Pride Month Reception

Remarks by President Obama at the LGBT Pride Month Reception | Coffee Party Equality | Scoop.it

"Now, each June since I took office, we have gathered to pay tribute to the generations of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans who devoted their lives to our most basic of ideals –- equality not just for some, but for all.  Together we’ve marked major milestones like the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, when a group of brave citizens held their ground against brutal discrimination.  Together, we’ve honored courageous pioneers who, decades ago, came out and spoke out; who challenged unjust laws and destructive prejudices.  Together, we’ve stood resolute; unwavering in our commitment to advance this movement and to build a more perfect union."

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South Africa's 'Corrective Rape' of Lesbians - Op-Ed - SheWired

South Africa's 'Corrective Rape' of Lesbians - Op-Ed - SheWired | Coffee Party Equality | Scoop.it
South Africa's 'Corrective Rape' of Lesbians - Op-EdSheWiredAnd in Western Cape, a province in the south west of South Africa, a report put out by the Triangle Project in 2008 stated that as many as 86 percent of its lesbian ...
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AfterEllen.com's Best Lesbian Week Ever: June 9-15 - Huffington Post (blog)

AfterEllen.com's Best Lesbian Week Ever: June 9-15 - Huffington Post (blog) | Coffee Party Equality | Scoop.it
AfterEllen.com's Best Lesbian Week Ever: June 9-15Huffington Post (blog)We pride ourselves on knowing all kinds of Sapphic pop-culture facts. Each week we'll share some of the best tidbits on The Huffington Post in our new series, ...
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Obama Rallies LGBT Community - ABC News (blog)

Obama Rallies LGBT Community - ABC News (blog) | Coffee Party Equality | Scoop.it
Washington BladeObama Rallies LGBT CommunityABC News (blog)...
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White House: President Obama hosts LGBT Pride Month ...

White House: President Obama hosts LGBT Pride Month ... | Coffee Party Equality | Scoop.it
... White House. The timing of the celebration follows closely on the heels of President Obama's announcement last month in support of same-sex marriage. ...
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Wash. voters to decide on gay marriage - seattlepi.com

Wash. voters to decide on gay marriage - seattlepi.com | Coffee Party Equality | Scoop.it
(AP) — With Washington state's new law permitting gay marriage officially headed to the ballot, voters in the state will once again weigh in on the debate over same-sex couples and marriage rights. Voters here have already ...
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Regina's biggest Pride celebration is planned for this week - Regina Leader-Post

Regina's biggest Pride celebration is planned for this week - Regina Leader-Post | Coffee Party Equality | Scoop.it
Regina's biggest Pride celebration is planned for this weekRegina Leader-PostThe theme for the week is Ask.Tell. “It was inspired by the demolishing of the Don't Ask, Don't Tell (policy) in the U.S. military,” he said.
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Honor the Legacy of Glenn Burke, the first openly gay MLB player

Honor the Legacy of Glenn Burke, the first openly gay MLB player | Coffee Party Equality | Scoop.it
Glenn Burke was the first, of only two Major League Baseball players, to "come out" as gay.
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Marriage equality on filmmaker's list

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After the success of his documentary The Doctor's Wife, filmmaker Jonathan Duffy in now in the process of making a sequel, and he's looking for opinions on both sides of the gay marriage debate. “I'm looking at marriage ...
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Gay Lyons' People & Parties: Foothills announces new funds at ... - Knoxville News Sentinel

Gay Lyons' People & Parties: Foothills announces new funds at ... - Knoxville News Sentinel | Coffee Party Equality | Scoop.it
Gay Lyons' People & Parties: Foothills announces new funds at ...Knoxville News SentinelThe Foothills Land Conservancy's Summer Celebration was held at Christine 'Teenie' Hayworth's Penrose Farm in west Knoxville.
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Analysis: While Romney plays it safe, Obama uses powers to stir pot ... - Washington Post

Analysis: While Romney plays it safe, Obama uses powers to stir pot ... - Washington Post | Coffee Party Equality | Scoop.it
Analysis: While Romney plays it safe, Obama uses powers to stir pot ...Washington PostWASHINGTON — There's not much President Barack Obama can do to boost the economy in the next five months, and that alone might cost him the November ...and more »...
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NZ adoption shock for lesbian couple - New Zealand Herald

NZ adoption shock for lesbian couple - New Zealand Herald | Coffee Party Equality | Scoop.it
New Zealand HeraldNZ adoption shock for lesbian coupleNew Zealand HeraldA lesbian couple have done what other gay Kiwis aren't allowed to do - adopt a child.
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Gay, lesbian icons planned for iPhone, iPad - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

ABC News (blog)Gay, lesbian icons planned for iPhone, iPadAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)For the first time, the next version of the operating system for the iPhone and iPad will have messaging icons that reflect relationships among gay and.Apple...
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Martha Wash - It´s Raining Men - Live (Video)

Martha Wash of the Weather Girls singing It's raining men.

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Obama: I will advocate for gay rights policies - USA TODAY

Obama: I will advocate for gay rights policies - USA TODAY | Coffee Party Equality | Scoop.it
PanARMENIAN.NetObama: I will advocate for gay rights policiesUSA TODAYObama took his time on gay marriage, telling reporters for several years that his thinking on the issue was evolving.
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Marriage equality should be a priority for campaigners - Irish Times

Marriage equality should be a priority for campaigners - Irish Times | Coffee Party Equality | Scoop.it
Boston GlobeMarriage equality should be a priority for campaignersIrish TimesIt is understandable that gay rights activists would seek the right to marriage on principle.Papa's Got a Brand New Outlook on Gay MarriageHuffington Post (blog)Marriage ...
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Stylish same-sex campaign glosses over real issues - The Age

Stylish same-sex campaign glosses over real issues - The Age | Coffee Party Equality | Scoop.it
The AgeStylish same-sex campaign glosses over real issuesThe AgeThree slogans carry the message: ''marriage equality'', ''marriage won't change'', ''it's inevitable''.
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