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A Church So Poor It Has to Close Schools, Yet So Rich It Can Build a Palace

A Church So Poor It Has to Close Schools, Yet So Rich It Can Build a Palace | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Archbishop John J. Myers of Newark is adding 3,000 square feet to a 4,500-square-foot vacation home in Pittstown, N.J.
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Arctic Sea Ice Sits at Record Low for Mid-February

Arctic Sea Ice Sits at Record Low for Mid-February | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Arctic sea ice is at a record low for this time of year due to warm air and water temperatures.
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AFA's reliably vile anti-gay rhetoric: Now with more heroin vials!

AFA's reliably vile anti-gay rhetoric: Now with more heroin vials! | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
AFA's reliably vile anti-gay rhetoric: Now with more heroin vials!: Good As You: Gay and Lesbian Activism With a Sense of Humor. News. Politics. Commentary. Irreverence.
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Pa. lawyers defend state’s gay marriage ban, ask court to dismiss lawsuit

Pa. lawyers defend state’s gay marriage ban, ask court to dismiss lawsuit | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Lawyers for Gov. Tom Corbett's administration are urging a state judge to uphold Pennsylvania's ban on gay marriage by throwing out a lawsuit brought by more than two dozen same-sex couples that challenges its constitutionality.
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Writers Behind HBO's 'Looking' Say 'Boring' Style is Intentional

Writers Behind HBO's 'Looking' Say 'Boring' Style is Intentional | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Writers Behind HBO's 'Looking' Say 'Boring' Style is Intentional -- News |-- Jonathan Groff, Looking, News, Television
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Henry Rollins: Totally Gay

Henry Rollins: Totally Gay | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Weeks ago, President Obama delivered the State of the Union address. I thought it was great. Someone with something good to say about America. It is amazing how inspiring it is. The bad news, real and invented, is doubly frustrating. The perpetrators of the actual bad stuff that does real...
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A Fox News personality nails distortions of the 'religious liberty' argument? We must be in for another winter storm

A Fox News personality nails distortions of the 'religious liberty' argument? We must be in for another winter storm | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Analyzing and refuting the inaccuracies lodged against the LGBT community by religious conservative organizations. Lies in the name of God are still lies.
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Finland’s Parliament Debates Gay Marriage Bill

Finland’s Parliament Debates Gay Marriage Bill | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Finland’s parliament began debating a bill that will permit same-sex couples to marry on Thursday.
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Turning away the poor because the church is LGBTQ inclusive

Turning away the poor because the church is LGBTQ inclusive | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A church that feeds the poor in Pasadena is being pushed out of its charitable efforts because the congregants and th
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Mark Regnerus: Same-sex marriage will grant straight men 'permission to stray,' anal sex

Mark Regnerus: Same-sex marriage will grant straight men 'permission to stray,' anal sex | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Mark Regnerus: Same-sex marriage will grant straight men 'permission to stray,' anal sex: Good As You: Gay and Lesbian Activism With a Sense of Humor. News. Politics. Commentary. Irreverence.
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On the UK's Equating of Journalism With Terrorism - The Intercept

On the UK's Equating of Journalism With Terrorism - The Intercept | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
As my colleague Ryan Deveraux reports, a lower UK court this morning, as long expected, upheld the legality of the nine-hour detention of my partner, David Miranda, at Heathrow Airport last August, even as it acknowledged that the detention was “an indirect interference with press freedom”.
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GOP launches "Jim Crow-Style" bills against gay Americans

GOP launches "Jim Crow-Style" bills against gay Americans | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
"In this new up-is-down world, anti-gay religious folks are 'practicing their faith' when they're baking cakes or renting out hotel rooms to travelers."
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Switch to Gas From Coal May Threaten Water Supply

Switch to Gas From Coal May Threaten Water Supply | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
One of the high costs of power plants switching to natural gas from coal could be the high demand for water.
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NOM's 2nd pro-discrimination march to coincide with Civil Rights Act's 50th anniv.

NOM's 2nd pro-discrimination march to coincide with Civil Rights Act's 50th anniv. | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

I've been racking my brain to come up with a reason why pro-discrimination special interest group the National Organization For Marriage chose seemingly arbitrary date of June 19, 2014 for its second "March for Marriage."

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Colo. Couples Sue for Marriage Equality

Colo. Couples Sue for Marriage Equality | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Nine same-sex couples filed a lawsuit in Denver's state district court Wednesday arguing that Colorado's constitutional prohibition on marriage equality violates the U.S. Constitution.
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Four Idaho Couples Ask Federal Judge to Strike Down State's Gay Marriage Ban Without a Trial

Four Idaho Couples Ask Federal Judge to Strike Down State's Gay Marriage Ban Without a Trial | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Four Idaho Couples Ask Federal Judge to Strike Down State's Gay Marriage Ban Without a Trial -- News |-- Gay Marriage, Idaho, News
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Charlotte, NC Man Fired From Job After Altercation With Governor Now Receiving Help From Mayor

Charlotte, NC Man Fired From Job After Altercation With Governor Now Receiving Help From Mayor | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Charlotte, NC Man Fired From Job After Altercation With Governor Now Receiving Help From Mayor -- News |-- Charlotte, Gay Stories, News
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Kansas Restaurant Kicks Gay Man Out, Tells Him "No Gay Eating Here"

Kansas Restaurant Kicks Gay Man Out, Tells Him "No Gay Eating Here" | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Proposed Jim Crow laws for gay people are already taking effect in Kansas.   38-year-old Johnny Quinns-Smith wanted to get an egg-salad sandwich for himself and his fiance, Erique Boltzman.  He went to his local diner outside Franton, near Scranton, a place where he and Boltzman had occasionally ate over the past 6 years.  In fact, it was at this diner that the two met during a lunch hour.

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The Regnerus Fallout - all the info you need to know about the discredited anti-gay study

The Regnerus Fallout - all the info you need to know about the discredited anti-gay study | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Analyzing and refuting the inaccuracies lodged against the LGBT community by religious conservative organizations. Lies in the name of God are still lies.
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Porno Pete and Scott Lively Join Up To Form New International Hate Group

Porno Pete and Scott Lively Join Up To Form New International Hate Group | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Having been humiliated at home, with Americans rejecting their outrageous lies and bigotry, two activists who run organizations dubbed hate groups by the Southern Poverty Law Center, are taking their venomous act overseas. Porno Pete LaBarbera, founder of Americans for Truth About Homosexuality, and Scott Lively, author of the Holocaust revisionist book, The Pink Swastika, are holding a press conference in Washington to announce the launch of their new hate venture.

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Downtown Louisville Neighborhood Marred By ‘Ex-Gay’ Billboard Eyesore

Downtown Louisville Neighborhood Marred By ‘Ex-Gay’ Billboard Eyesore | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

If you’re driving through Louisville’s downtown area, you might be unfortunate enough to see this billboard, which was erected by an “ex-gay” organization called Abba’s Delight

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Maine House follows Senate in rejecting ‘religious freedom’ bill

Maine House follows Senate in rejecting ‘religious freedom’ bill | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The bill sought to affirm constitutional protection for the right to worship, but opponents say it was unneeded and would open the door to legal discrimination.
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Hannity's Financial Ties To Tea Party Worse Than You Think

Hannity's Financial Ties To Tea Party Worse Than You Think | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Fox News is allowing Sean Hannity to promote the Tea Party Patriots on its airwaves even though the group is financially connected to the conservative host.

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In Venezuela, Another Beauty Queen's Death Adds To Anger

In Venezuela, Another Beauty Queen's Death Adds To Anger | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Genesis Carmona died after being shot Tuesday during an anti-government protest. The murder of another beauty queen, Monica Spear, is among the reasons protesters have taken to the streets.
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