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AP Says 'Husband' And 'Wife' Not To Be Used For Gay Men, Lesbians

AP Says 'Husband' And 'Wife' Not To Be Used For Gay Men, Lesbians | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
The foremost authority on journalistic style and standards has released a memo that appears to set different standards for gay and heterosexual couples.
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So if Homophobia is no longer acceptible to the AP... how about HSC "Heterosexual Superiority Complex" ??

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Homophobia On LinkedIN? Did It Happen?

Homophobia On LinkedIN? Did It Happen? | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
The LGBT Professionals group on LinkedIN went down for eleven days, the first time in five years, seemingly for no reason.
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Russian military to check recruits’ tattoos for signs of ‘gay’

Russian military to check recruits’ tattoos for signs of ‘gay’ | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
As part of the Kremlin cracking down on homosexuality, commanders are being advised to look for tattoos on genitals and buttocks
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House GOP To Supreme Court: Gay People Are Too Powerful To Get Equal Rights

House GOP To Supreme Court: Gay People Are Too Powerful To Get Equal Rights | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
For nearly two years, House Republicans paid conservative superlawyer Paul Clement $520 an hour to defend the anti-gay Defense of Marriage Act in federal court — and then sent the bill to the American taxpayer.
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Will Obama include gay couples in immigration reform?

Will Obama include gay couples in immigration reform? | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
White House sounds amenable, but divided Congress an obstacle
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Project MUSE - Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved - The Forgotten Minorities: Health Disparities of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Communities

Project MUSE - Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved - The Forgotten Minorities: Health Disparities of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Communities | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
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Video: East London man suffers anti-gay abuse from ‘Muslim Patrol’ gang

Video: East London man suffers anti-gay abuse from ‘Muslim Patrol’ gang | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Video has surfaced of a group shouting homophobic abuse at a man in East London.
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Did Martin Luther King Have An LGBTQ Dream, Too?

Did Martin Luther King Have An LGBTQ Dream, Too? | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Though it is clear that King's words resonate with our cause, I now believe that not only would King not have supported LGBTQ rights but his relevance on social issues would have continued to wane considerably had he survived.
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Nigerians in hiding after being beaten and paraded naked

Nigerians in hiding after being beaten and paraded naked | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Three men from Nigeria have fled into hiding after being paraded naked and brutally beaten for allegedly being caught having gay sex
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eQualityGiving - Accomplishments by the Administration and Congress on LGBT Equality

eQualityGiving - Accomplishments by the Administration and Congress on LGBT Equality | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
No one should rest until we have full LGBT equality. But after eight years of Republican disrespect, progress is being made. In its first 11 months, the Obama Administration has...
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Illinois GOP Chairman Stands By Support For Marriage Equality

Illinois Republican Party Chairman Pat Brady has taken a lot of heat for his support of marriage equality, but he’s not backing down.
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Army Corps' Eco-Disaster in Valley

See also: Before/After Photos of Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Area Devastation Absurd, unnecessary social engineering and possibly illegal environmental tactics — that's what some activists and politicians are calling...
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Bishops Can Be Gay, But Only If They Don't Have Sex

Bishops Can Be Gay, But Only If They Don't Have Sex | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
The Church of England on January 4 confirmed that gay clergy in civil partnerships can, after all, become bishops, but only if they agree to remain celibate.
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Reparative therapy: ‘It is shocking that we are still shocking people!’

Reparative therapy: ‘It is shocking that we are still shocking people!’ | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Forty years ago, in 1973, the American Psychiatric Association announced that homosexuality was not a mental illness.
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LinkedIn: Restore the Largest LGBT Group and the Account of Dennis Velco - The Petition Site

This is important because Visiblity can lead to Awarness and that can lead to Equality. Over 18,000 depend on this group, many in countries where they may be put into prison or worse for simply who they are. They are very brave for joining us on LinkedIn and this group must be there for them, and every member.

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WATCH: Gay Student Comes Out During Class Award Ceremony

WATCH: Gay Student Comes Out During Class Award Ceremony | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
A New Jersey teen took to his school's highest platform earlier this month, announcing he was gay to his entire graduating class as well as parents and teachers while accepting an award.
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Pat Buchanan: Stonewall Was Just A ‘Barroom Brawl’

Pat Buchanan: Stonewall Was Just A ‘Barroom Brawl’ | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Among the many conservative responses to President Obama’s second inaugural address was commentator Pat Buchanan, who appeared on Fox News to decry the President’s inclusion of various social issues.
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What a complete and utter moron.

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Major Marriage Milestones This Week: Jan 21 Marriage News Watch

Major milestones this week, with a vote in Rhode Island and hearings in Colorado. A setback in Virginia, but polling shows the state may soon turn around. Pl...
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Developing Inclusive Health and Social Care Policies for Older LGBT Citizens

Developing Inclusive Health and Social Care Policies for Older LGBT Citizens | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
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Serbian far-right group claims gays are CIA agents

Serbian far-right group claims gays are CIA agents | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Gay Straight Alliance is suing far-right SNP Naši after it put them on a ‘blacklist’ of ‘foreign agents’ who are involved in crime and want to break up Serbia
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Minister at inaugural pushed for D.C. gay marriage law

Minister at inaugural pushed for D.C. gay marriage law | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Rev. Luis Leon served on steering committee of pro-marriage equality group
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House GOP cost cap for DOMA defense reaches $3 million

House GOP cost cap for DOMA defense reaches $3 million | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Agreement reached in secret on first day of 113th Congres
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Sweden Ends Forced Sterilization Of Transgender People

Sweden Ends Forced Sterilization Of Transgender People | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Sweden has taken a long-overdue step to end the requirement that transgender people who wish to update their sex identification on legal documents undergo sex reassignment surgeries that require them to sacrifice their ability to have children.
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David Cameron backs London bid to host 2018 Gay Games

UK Prime Minister has pledged to ensure gay athletes and their allies will be able to use the Olympic and Paralympic Games venues
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Chick-fil-A Foundation - Trade your homosexuality for a Chicken Sandwich

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