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Inside the campaign: The Romney rebellion - Mike Allen and Jim VandeHei, Politico

Inside the campaign: The Romney rebellion - Mike Allen and Jim VandeHei, Politico | LGBT Human Rights in the U.S.A. | Scoop.it
For months, Ann Romney and her eldest son, Tagg, were dutifully supportive of the political professionals running Mitt Romney’s campaign. All the while, their private frustration was mounting. Shortly before the first debate, it finally boiled over.
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Marriage Equality Leads by 15 Points in New Washington Poll: VIDEO |News | Towleroad

Marriage Equality Leads by 15 Points in New Washington Poll: VIDEO |News | Towleroad | LGBT Human Rights in the U.S.A. | Scoop.it
Marriage Equality Leads by 15 Points in New Washington Poll: VIDEO -- News |-- 2012 Election, Gay Marriage, News, Washington...
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Gay Winston-Salem couple watches US Supreme Court - Houston Chronicle

Gay Winston-Salem couple watches US Supreme Court - Houston Chronicle | LGBT Human Rights in the U.S.A. | Scoop.it
My Fox 8Gay Winston-Salem couple watches US Supreme CourtHouston ChronicleManny Llamas and Charles Banks III got married in Vermont, where gay marriage is legal.
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Regnerus Scandal: Researcher Lying, Not Independent From Anti-Gay Funders

Mark Regnerus, despite his claims, did not conduct his anti-gay parenting study independently of his funders’ anti-gay political goals.
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Cory Booker: New Jersey Will Legalize Gay Marriage

Cory Booker: New Jersey Will Legalize Gay Marriage | LGBT Human Rights in the U.S.A. | Scoop.it

Newark Mayor Cory Booker has said he's proud of President Barack Obama's recent endorsement of gay marriage, adding that he is hopeful that New Jersey will legalize such unions.

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Alabama Chief Justice Candidate: Gay Marriage Will Be ‘Ultimate Destruction’ Of America

Alabama Chief Justice Candidate: Gay Marriage Will Be ‘Ultimate Destruction’ Of America | LGBT Human Rights in the U.S.A. | Scoop.it
Roy Moore, fired as the Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice, is running for office again, and says gay marriage will be “the ultimate destruction of our country.”...
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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia describes gay rights cases as 'easy'

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia describes gay rights cases as 'easy' | LGBT Human Rights in the U.S.A. | Scoop.it
Gay rights cases pose no difficulty for Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia...
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Capitol Alert: Molly Munger calls Jerry Brown's ads 'utterly deceptive,' plans to counter - sacbee.com

Accusing Gov. Jerry Brown of running "utterly deceptive" ads in his campaign to raise taxes, Molly Munger said on a Los Angeles TV show this morning that her own tax campaign will air television ads making a "distinction" between her measure and Brown's.

 

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Same-sex couples hope for immigration equality

Same-sex couples hope for immigration equality | LGBT Human Rights in the U.S.A. | Scoop.it
Smith's hopes were buoyed by the Obama administration's announcement in the summer of 2011 of plans to use prosecutorial discretion to suspend the deportations of illegal immigrants who had deep ties in the U.S.
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Rev. Storrs: An Open Letter From the Heart on Marriage Equality

Rev. Storrs: An Open Letter From the Heart on Marriage Equality | LGBT Human Rights in the U.S.A. | Scoop.it
It is our divine mandate to pave the way for all human beings to be treated with the same dignity, respect, opportunities, and benefits regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
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Self-Proclaimed ‘Ex-Gay’ And Therapists File Outlandish Suit Against California Law

Self-Proclaimed ‘Ex-Gay’ And Therapists File Outlandish Suit Against California Law | LGBT Human Rights in the U.S.A. | Scoop.it
Following through on its promise to challenge California’s new ban on ex-gay therapy for minors, the Pacific Justice Institute has filed suit on behalf of a self-proclaimed “ex-gay” therapist-in-training, Aaron Bitzer, and two other therapists,...
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Outspoken gay marriage foe installed as San Francisco archbishop - Reuters

Outspoken gay marriage foe installed as San Francisco archbishop - Reuters | LGBT Human Rights in the U.S.A. | Scoop.it
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)Outspoken gay marriage foe installed as San Francisco archbishopReutersSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Catholic Church on Thursday installed Salvatore Cordileone, a leader in the fight against same-sex marriage, as...
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Gay marriage issue brings businesses off the sidelines - Bizjournals.com

Gay marriage issue brings businesses off the sidelines - Bizjournals.com | LGBT Human Rights in the U.S.A. | Scoop.it
Gay marriage issue brings businesses off the sidelinesBizjournals.comLouise Chernin, president and CEO of the Greater Seattle Business Association, which represents gay business owners, says legalizing gay marriage would simplify many aspects of...
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GOP: Gays Out of the Party

GOP: Gays Out of the Party | LGBT Human Rights in the U.S.A. | Scoop.it

In a huge year for gays, Log Cabin Republicans withhold a Romney endorsement as their party coddles its homophobes. Jonathan Rauch, Salon.

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As referendum nears, faithful push for traditional marriage - Baltimore Sun (blog)

As referendum nears, faithful push for traditional marriage - Baltimore Sun (blog) | LGBT Human Rights in the U.S.A. | Scoop.it
Baltimore Sun (blog)As referendum nears, faithful push for traditional marriageBaltimore Sun (blog)The Hour of Power sermon was repeated in black churches across Maryland Sunday and will keep going all month, part of a coordinated effort by...
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The 10 Most Dangerous Religious Right Organizations

The 10 Most Dangerous Religious Right Organizations | LGBT Human Rights in the U.S.A. | Scoop.it
The religious right is more powerful than ever, using its massive annual revenue and grassroots troops to promote a right-wing ideology and undermine church and state separation.
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Hampton, VA Mayor Signs Freedom to Marry Pledge

Hampton, VA Mayor Signs Freedom to Marry Pledge | LGBT Human Rights in the U.S.A. | Scoop.it

Increasingly progressive businesses will opt to avoid cities and localities that do not oppose discrimination against LGBT citizens and employees. Things are changing, even in Virginia.

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The effects of marriage referendums and what to do about them – LGBTQ Nation

The effects of marriage referendums and what to do about them – LGBTQ Nation | LGBT Human Rights in the U.S.A. | Scoop.it
This November, four states (Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, and Washington) have marriage definition questions on their ballots.
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March Against Hate Crimes in Austin

March Against Hate Crimes in Austin | LGBT Human Rights in the U.S.A. | Scoop.it
Following a recent attack on two gay men in Austin, Tex., dozens marched on Saturday to protest bias-motivated crimes.
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Alabama judicial candidate says gay marriage will destroy the US

Alabama judicial candidate says gay marriage will destroy the US | LGBT Human Rights in the U.S.A. | Scoop.it
Former Alabama chief justice Roy Moore rails against same sex marriage...
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Same-sex marriage opponents launch first television ads | The Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME

Same-sex marriage opponents launch first television ads | The Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME | LGBT Human Rights in the U.S.A. | Scoop.it
PORTLAND -- A high school guidance counselor whose job was targeted after he spoke out against same-sex marriage is featured in a television campaign by gay marriage opponents that launches Monday.
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Chris Kluwe, Wade Davis Jr. On The Need For A 'Gay Jackie Robinson'

Chris Kluwe, Wade Davis Jr. On The Need For A 'Gay Jackie Robinson' | LGBT Human Rights in the U.S.A. | Scoop.it
Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe, former NFL player Wade Davis, ESPN Radio's Jared Max and HuffPost Gay Voices Editor-at-Large Michelangelo Signorile joined Nancy Redd on HuffPost Live for a segment called "The Gay Jackie Robinson," all about...
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Second Ex-Gay Lawsuit Claims Some Parents Can’t Love And Affirm A Gay Child

Second Ex-Gay Lawsuit Claims Some Parents Can’t Love And Affirm A Gay Child | LGBT Human Rights in the U.S.A. | Scoop.it
Yesterday, ThinkProgress analyzed the many outlandish claims made by the Pacific Justice Institute’s lawsuit challenging California’s new ban on ex-gay therapy for minors.
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States Vote on Same-Sex Marriage

States Vote on Same-Sex Marriage | LGBT Human Rights in the U.S.A. | Scoop.it
There is one unavoidable fact about American voters and same-sex marriage: every time the people have had chance to speak on the subject, they have voted it down. Over the past decades, voters in twenty-eight states have passed constitutional...
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Baltimore Ravens' Brendon Ayanbadejo on Marriage Equality, Matt Birk, Pro ... - Advocate.com

Baltimore Ravens' Brendon Ayanbadejo on Marriage Equality, Matt Birk, Pro ... - Advocate.com | LGBT Human Rights in the U.S.A. | Scoop.it
Advocate.comBaltimore Ravens' Brendon Ayanbadejo on Marriage Equality, Matt Birk, Pro ...Advocate.comBaltimore Ravens' Brendon Ayanbadejo on Marriage Equality, Matt Birk, Pro-Gay Players.
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