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Year In Review 2012: 25 Most Notable Comings Out

Thousands of LGBT folks no doubt came out this year, but we had our eyes on the handful who helped push visibility in the worlds of entertainment, politics, and athletics.
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Why I’m an out, bisexual dad

Why I’m an out, bisexual dad | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
For years, my wife and I kept it secret.
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Lesbians' baby baptized by Catholic Church in Argentina - CNN

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(CNN) -- Umma Azul, whose godmother is the county's President, on Saturday became the first child of a lesbian couple to be baptized by the Catholic Church in Argentina.
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Embracing the transgender community - WCAX

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The Vermont Law School is celebrating milestones when it comes to transgender rights in the Green Mountains. The school is dedicating the month of April to the issue.
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Transgender looks to conquer Madurai - Deccan Herald

Transgender looks to conquer Madurai - Deccan Herald | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Transgender looks to conquer Madurai Deccan Herald Though there have been occasions when transgenders have contested Assembly and local-body polls in the country, this could be the first time a transgender is contesting Parliamentary elections in...
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The best-written gay couple on television is hiding on a guilty-pleasure show

The best-written gay couple on television is hiding on a guilty-pleasure show | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Shameless proves, once again, that there are hidden depths in the debauch.
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Uganda president leads anti-gay rally - Aljazeera.com

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Aljazeera.com Uganda president leads anti-gay rally Aljazeera.com Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has led a rally celebrating his country's new anti-gay laws, saying homosexuality creates grave health problems and that gays have always been...
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Helping the black family through gay marriage - Washington Post (blog)

Helping the black family through gay marriage - Washington Post (blog) | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Washington Post (blog) Helping the black family through gay marriage Washington Post (blog) Making this connection between marriage equality and its potential impact on African Americans was not the intent of the Williams Institute, a...
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moving TED talk by trans model Geena Rocero

moving TED talk by trans model Geena Rocero | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
After keeping her birth gender a secret for years, New York-based model Geena Rocero decided to come out to her friends, her neighbors, and even her agent.
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Missouri can't get left behind on LGBT protections - STLtoday.com

Missouri can't get left behind on LGBT protections - STLtoday.com | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Missouri can't get left behind on LGBT protections
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As attorneys and senior staff at St.
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NMSU Gender Center: Too Few Local Resources - KRWG

NMSU Gender Center: Too Few Local Resources
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After the GLBT Center closed in Las Cruces in the summer of 2013, more people called from the community who were not students.
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Putting Prisons on the LGBT Agenda - Huffington Post

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Putting Prisons on the LGBT Agenda Huffington Post The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) hopes to make a contribution to these efforts with our new publication, "Standing with LGBT Prisoners: An Advocate's Guide to Ending Abuse and...
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Maryland conservatives weighing challenge to transgender-rights bill - Metro Weekly

Maryland conservatives weighing challenge to transgender-rights bill - Metro Weekly | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Metro Weekly Maryland conservatives weighing challenge to transgender-rights bill Metro Weekly The conservative political site MDPetitions.com is asking visitors to the website to fill out a survey on whether they would support gathering petition...
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LGBT Groups Condemn Removal of Openly Gay Scout Leader - TIME

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Yahoo News LGBT Groups Condemn Removal of Openly Gay Scout Leader TIME Geoffrey McGrath is thought to be the first openly homosexual adult to be removed from leadership since the Boy Scouts of America voted last year to ban openly gay adults from...
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Houston mayor announces her support for a transgender inclusive human rights ordinance

Houston mayor announces her support for a transgender inclusive human rights ordinance | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Houston is the last large city in Texas without a city-wide ordinance protecting its LGBT citizens from discrimination. Mayor Parker announced in her state of the city address, she intended to chan...
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Lesbian penguins form a pair at Irish aquarium - So So Gay

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Defying religious zealots who say homosexuality is unnatural and restricted only to deviant humans, a couple of penguins at an aquarium in Kerry, Ireland, have formed a pair.
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The Incredible Story Of What Happened When This Mormon Family's 13-Year-Old Son Came Out

The Incredible Story Of What Happened When This Mormon Family's 13-Year-Old Son Came Out | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
This week’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family” series installment challenges our readers by combining the triple threat of hot-button topics: politics, religion and sexual orientation.
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Gay teacher who writes books challenging homophobia has resigned after ... - Daily Mail

Gay teacher who writes books challenging homophobia has resigned after ... - Daily Mail | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
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Top Bishop Invites Gay Clergy To Come Out

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CANTERBURY, England (RNS) A leading member of the Church of England has called on gay bishops to “come out” as England celebrated its first same-sex weddings in secular venues.

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Chapman University football player Mitch Eby comes out as gay - Los Angeles Times

Chapman University football player Mitch Eby comes out as gay - Los Angeles Times | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
On Top Magazine Chapman University football player Mitch Eby comes out as gay Los Angeles Times The last three months have been a transformative time for gay athletes, with nearly two dozen world-class or college competitors, from swimmers and...
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A Word In Edgewise: Bill 1062: “Controversial Anti-Gay” or “Pro Religious ... - Lavender Magazine

A Word In Edgewise: Bill 1062: “Controversial Anti-Gay” or “Pro Religious ... - Lavender Magazine | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
A Word In Edgewise: Bill 1062: “Controversial Anti-Gay” or “Pro Religious ...
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Honey Maid Had A Beautiful Response To The Hateful Comments On Their Pro-LGBT Ad

Honey Maid Had A Beautiful Response To The Hateful Comments On Their Pro-LGBT Ad | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
This is one creative way to handle your critics.
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Boy Scouts boot openly gay Scoutmaster - Washington Post

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Washington Post Boy Scouts boot openly gay Scoutmaster Washington Post The Scouts on Monday removed Scoutmaster Geoff McGrath, 49, who is believed to be the first openly gay adult to be barred since last year's ballot in which the Scouts voted to...
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Gay couples find uneven access to health insurance

Gay couples find uneven access to health insurance | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Nearly every day for three months, Carl Bechdel had to make calls or send emails to try to get family insurance coverage for his husband and himself under President Barack Obama’s landmark health law.
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LGBT Asylum Support Task Force - Guardian Liberty Voice

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LGBT Asylum Support Task Force
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LGBT Imagine yourself having just arrived from another country to the U.S. – you are an immigrant with no status.
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PFLAG National Director of Policy to Speak about LGBT Equality Legislation ... - Rainbow Times

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