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Appeals Court Hears Challenge to Gay Therapy Ban

Appeals Court Hears Challenge to Gay Therapy Ban | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
A federal appeals court on Wednesday grappled with California's first-in-the-nation bid to bar licensed mental health professionals from offering therapies aimed at making gay and lesbian teenagers straight.
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Protections For LGBT Families Left Out Of Immigration Bill

Protections For LGBT Families Left Out Of Immigration Bill | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Despite calls from LGBT and immigrant rights groups, the Senate “Gang of 8’s” draft legislation doesn’t include provisions that would allow same-sex couples to access the nation’s immigration system.
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New Zealand legalises same-sex marriage

New Zealand legalises same-sex marriage | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
New Zealand has become the 13th country in the world to legalise equal marriage.
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Tax Day’s Unequal Impact on LGBT Americans

Tax Day’s Unequal Impact on LGBT Americans | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Check out the Human Rights Campaign's blog for the latest news and actions in the LGBT community.
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Nike eager to endorse openly gay pro athlete

Nike eager to endorse openly gay pro athlete | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Basketball executive Rick Welts has revealed that Nike approached him two years ago in hopes of sponsoring an openly gay professional athlete
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What Actually Happened To That Same-Sex Couple In The Missouri Hospital [UPDATED]

What Actually Happened To That Same-Sex Couple In The Missouri Hospital [UPDATED] | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
There has been a lot of speculation as to what actually transpired when Roger Gorley was arrested away from his husband Allen’s bedside in a Missouri hospital earlier this week.
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Margaret Thatcher, a controversial figure on gay issues, dies aged 87

Margaret Thatcher, a controversial figure on gay issues, dies aged 87 | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, who was a controversial figure in moves towards equality and who was hailed by some as a gay icon, including the artists Gilbert and George, died of a stroke this morning.
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Anti-gay bigots in France film selves vandalizing Paris' LGBT center

Anti-gay bigots in France film selves vandalizing Paris' LGBT center | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Anti-gay-marriage activists in Paris filmed themselves committing a hate crime, then posted the video on YouTube - a video that included their faces.
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Human Rights Campaign owns up to transgender flag blunder

Human Rights Campaign owns up to transgender flag blunder | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT -- An internet firestorm created last week by the HRC when they asked  a transgender activist to remove a trans pride flag during a marriage equality event in front of th...
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Rutgers Coach Fired After Hurling Homophobic Slurs, Basketballs At Players | TIME.com

Rutgers Coach Fired After Hurling Homophobic Slurs, Basketballs At Players | TIME.com | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
A shocking video shows Rutgers coach Mike Rice berating, and hitting, players
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Taboos push China's gay men to wed women - Aljazeera.com

Taboos push China's gay men to wed women - Aljazeera.com | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
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According to several demographic studies, between 70-90 percent of China's gay men are currently married - or will marry - a straight women, compared to 15-20 percent in the US.
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Arizona Congressman Opposes His Own Son’s Marriage Equality

Arizona Congressman Opposes His Own Son’s Marriage Equality | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
When Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) came out for marriage equality last month, he largely attributed his change of position to his gay son and his desire to support him. Apparently, Rep.
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Every American Must See - "The Newsroom" Opening Monologue

This is the most raw, honest and straight forward patriotic speech I have ever heard. This is the the opening 8 minutes of HBO's series "Newsroom". I stumble...
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The Officer In This Now Iconic Photograph Is Boston Police's LGBT Liaison

The Officer In This Now Iconic Photograph Is Boston Police's LGBT Liaison | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Javier Pagan, the officer on the right in John Tlumacki's powerful photograph, is the Boston Police Department's LGBT liaison. "A good friend of Boston Pride."
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How Cool is This?

How Cool is This? | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Guest post by Ro Note: Ro transitioned several years ago. However, she lived in an isolated setting and had no access to transportation. Late last year, she moved to a village and what follows is h...
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French anti-equal marriage movement leader: Hollande wants blood and he will get it

French anti-equal marriage movement leader: Hollande wants blood and he will get it | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
The comedian at the head of France's anti-same-sex marriage movement has lashed out at the government's decision to accelerate the progress of equal marriage legislation, implying that protests may become violent.
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'It makes news because of the f*gs,' says HCA employee of bias charge

'It makes news because of the f*gs,' says HCA employee of bias charge | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
An employee of HCA, the huge healthcare conglomerate, asserted that the company does not discriminate against gays, who she refers to as "f*gs."
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Republicans Unanimously Approve Anti-Marriage Equality Resolution Without Debate

Republicans Unanimously Approve Anti-Marriage Equality Resolution Without Debate | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
At a retreat in Hollywood, California on Thursday, the Republican National Committee caved to pressure from social conservatives and unanimously approved a number of resolutions without any debate, including one opposing same-sex marriage.
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5,000-year-old ‘transgender’ skeleton discovered

5,000-year-old ‘transgender’ skeleton discovered | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Archaeologists have discovered a 5,000-year-old skeleton which they believe may be the remains of a transgender person. The male skeleton was found in a suburb of Prague and is buried in a manner previously only seen for female burials.
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Tunisia told: repeal anti-gay law and stop its misuse as a political weapon

Tunisia told: repeal anti-gay law and stop its misuse as a political weapon | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
The Tunisian Association for the Support of Minorities has called for the repeal of Tunisia’s sodomy law, which the group said is used as a political weapon
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Lawsuit Says Gun Groups Involved in Anti-Gay Mail - ABC News

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Two gun rights groups worked on political attack mailers in Colorado that showed a gay couple from New Jersey kissing, according to claims in a federal lawsuit Wednesday.
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Malta: Transgender woman wins legal right to marry after government drops case

Malta: Transgender woman wins legal right to marry after government drops case | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Campaigners have welcomed a decision to allow a transgender woman in Malta the right to marry.
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Meet the man who lives his life as a MERMAN in Florida's springs despite fishermen's wide-eyed stares

Meet the man who lives his life as a MERMAN in Florida's springs despite fishermen's wide-eyed stares | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Eric Ducharme says he's been obsessed with mermaids for as long as he can remember inspiring his unique, eye-catching lifestyle in Florida's waterways while seen swimming around in a lifelike, handmade fin.
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Republican State Chair Warns That Marriage Equality Will Lead To Tax Fraud

Republican State Chair Warns That Marriage Equality Will Lead To Tax Fraud | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
The chairwoman of Georgia’s Republican party voiced her opposition to marriage equality over the weekend by warning that people will use same-sex marriage to commit tax fraud.
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