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The NFL Passed on Its Chance to Draft an Openly Gay Player

The NFL Passed on Its Chance to Draft an Openly Gay Player | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
As the clock wound down during the final rounds of the NFL draft on Saturday, only two kickers were chosen — and 23-year-old openly gay former Middle Tennessee State placekicker Alan Gendreau was not one of them. ...
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The realm between “he” and “she” | Toronto Star

The realm between “he” and “she” | Toronto Star | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
The past 10 years has seen the rise of a growing transgender community of people who do not identify strictly as male or female.
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Why Is Having a Rational Opinion Against Gay Marriage Considered "Homophobia"?

Why Is Having a Rational Opinion Against Gay Marriage Considered "Homophobia"? | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Erica Friedman. Erica writes about lesbian-themed Japanese animation and comics at Okazu: http://okazu.yuricon.com: Rationality is one of those things that is always relative.
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Top GOP Donors Launch Push for Gay Marriage: ‘The Right Thing for the Country But Also Good Politics’

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City Council weighing LGBT sports resolution - ChicagoPride.com - ChicagoPride.com

City Council weighing LGBT sports resolution - ChicagoPride.com
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The council is weighing a resolution that calls on sports commissioners to make pro-LGBT public statements and sanction athletes who use anti-gay slurs.
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40,000-Plus Signatures Collected for Lesbian Gym Teacher in Ohio Fired for Being Gay

40,000-Plus Signatures Collected for Lesbian Gym Teacher in Ohio Fired for Being Gay | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
When a gym teacher at a Catholic high school in Columbus, Ohio was fired after her mother’s obituary revealed that she was in a lesbian relationship, her supporters, led by her students, initiated a Change.org petition to rehire her that easily surpassed...
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France Legalizes Gay Marriage

France Legalizes Gay Marriage | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
France legalized gay marriage on Tuesday after a wrenching national debate and protests that flooded the streets of Paris.
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EXCLUSIVE: Major GOP Powerbroker Endorses Marriage Equality

EXCLUSIVE: Major GOP Powerbroker Endorses Marriage Equality | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Fred Malek has a storied history in the Republican Party.
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A New Theory That Could Truly Create Change For LGBT People

A New Theory That Could Truly Create Change For LGBT People | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
If we can show businesses that equality pays and that homophobia hurts not only their reputation but their pocketbook, we can elicit change.
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Rainbow rebellion in Australia after gay crossing torn up

Rainbow rebellion in Australia after gay crossing torn up | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australians have taken to the streets to create rainbows with colorful chalk in protest after a rainbow pedestrian crossing in Sydney's main gay district was removed as a safety hazard,...
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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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Parents who think their child might be LGBT

Parents who think their child might be LGBT | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Parents want the best for their children. They wish for healthy, happy, intelligent, socially-accepted children, who thrive in school, with their peers, and in
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Florida Organization to Tackle LGBT Suicides with Art

Florida Organization to Tackle LGBT Suicides with Art | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
April 26, 2013 - Several organizations are taking part in the project including Inside Out, Theatre Company, SunServe, The Pride Center of Equality Florida and the City of Wilton Manors.
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Washington Lawmaker’s Office: If Gay People Face Discrimination, They ‘Can Just Grow Their Own Food’

Washington Lawmaker’s Office: If Gay People Face Discrimination, They ‘Can Just Grow Their Own Food’ | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
A bill introduced in Washington state last week would allow people to use their “sincerely held religious beliefs” to justify discrimination against people based on their sexual orientation.
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60 Years After A Brutal Witch Hunt, New Hope For ENDA

60 Years After A Brutal Witch Hunt, New Hope For ENDA | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
ENDA would protect LGBT Americans from employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The brightening outlook for ENDA comes at a time when we are marking the 60th anniversary of another historic moment for LGBT people.
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Lesbian who carved cross into own chest in fake hate crime gets seven days in jail, probation | LifeSiteNews.com

Lesbian who carved cross into own chest in fake hate crime gets seven days in jail, probation | LifeSiteNews.com | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Charlie Rogers carved a cross into her own chest to generate support for a gay rights ordinance.
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BREAKING: Delaware House Passes Marriage Equality

BREAKING: Delaware House Passes Marriage Equality | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Adding to the good news of the day, the Delaware House of Representatives has approved marriage equality (HB 75) by a vote of 23-18. It now proceeds to the Senate, where it must pass out of committee before the full chamber considers it.
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In historic first, LGBT activists meet with Albania's Prime Minister - LGBTQ Nation

In historic first, LGBT activists meet with Albania's Prime Minister - LGBTQ Nation | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
In historic first, LGBT activists meet with Albania's Prime Minister
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An Uphill Battle For A Federal Bill To Protect LGBT Students From Bullying - Queerty

An Uphill Battle For A Federal Bill To Protect LGBT Students From Bullying - Queerty | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
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Gay Chinese see hope in visit by Icelandic PM and wife - Yahoo! News

Gay Chinese see hope in visit by Icelandic PM and wife - Yahoo! News | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
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San Francisco police reaching out to LGBT community with safe havens - San Francisco Examiner

San Francisco police reaching out to LGBT community with safe havens - San Francisco Examiner | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
San Francisco Examiner San Francisco police reaching out to LGBT community with safe havens San Francisco Examiner The program, organized through the chief's LGBT Community Advisory Forum, which works with Castro Community on Patrol and the Sisters...
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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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