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Desmond Tutu and Nobel winners back gays in Uganda and globally

Desmond Tutu and Nobel winners back gays in Uganda and globally | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Archbishop Tutu and others make joint statement in response to Uganda’s ban on gay organizations and threats of new death penalty law...
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Homophibia

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No, it's not a typo. It's a new word, meaning the lies people tell in order to justify homophobia. My friend Giles Fraser, an extraordinarily clever English clergyman, invented it.
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GLBT Historical Society

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Often referred to as San Francisco's "queer Smithsonian," the GLBT Historical Society houses one of the world's largest collections of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender historical materials. The society's GLBT History Museum is the first full-scale, stand-alone museum of its kind in the United States.

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Gay Coach Fired over Two Goofy Photos

Gay Coach Fired over Two Goofy Photos | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Mitch Stein, assistant water polo coach in a California school, was fired over two photographs posted on Facebook years ago.
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On Our Radar – The Love So Strong It Could Take Down DOMA

On Our Radar – The Love So Strong It Could Take Down DOMA | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Marriage is too significant an event for it to ever come too late in life.
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France: Cohabiting gay men ‘twice as likely to be unemployed as straight counterparts’

France: Cohabiting gay men ‘twice as likely to be unemployed as straight counterparts’ | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
French researches say they have determined that men in co-habiting gay relationships are twice as likely to be unemployed as straight men living with a female partner.
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Dan Savage calls conservative LGBT group ‘house f*ggots’ over Romney endorsement | The Raw Story

Dan Savage calls conservative LGBT group ‘house f*ggots’ over Romney endorsement | The Raw Story | LGBT Times | Scoop.it

This morning, the conservative LGBT group GOProud released their entirely expected endorsement of GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney (R-MA). Executive Director Jimmy LaSalvia stated as part of their endorsement, “The truth is that gay people are living in the disastrous failed Obama economy too,” and cited Obama’s economic record as the reason for the group’s endorsement.

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Andrew Mitchell: Most pensioners support equal marriage plans when properly explained

Andrew Mitchell: Most pensioners support equal marriage plans when properly explained | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
The International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell has said that a slim majority of over-65s, the group most opposed to the government's plans to legalise gay civil marriages, are actually in favour of the move when it is properly explained.
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NOM-Regnerus ‘Gay Parenting’ Study: A One-Percenter Dirty Campaign Trick

An in-depth examination of how the Regnerus anti-gay parenting “study” appeals to the goals of Mitt Romney’s 2012 campaign, anti-gay groups like NOM, and the 1%.
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Australia: MP wishes wife a happy anniversary in speech against marriage for gay couples

Australia: MP wishes wife a happy anniversary in speech against marriage for gay couples | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Australian MP John Murphy paused during a speech in which he opposed equal marriage rights for gay couples to wish his own wife a happy anniversary on Monday.
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Exclusive: LGBT delegates leave Fire Brigades Union conference after voting rights removed

Exclusive: LGBT delegates leave Fire Brigades Union conference after voting rights removed | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
LGBT representatives have left the Fire Brigades Union national conference in Blackpool today after guaranteed voting rights for minority representatives across the union were removed by ballot.
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Israeli politician rant against gays in military sparks outrage

Israeli politician rant against gays in military sparks outrage | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Uri Ariel, right-wing member of Israel's Knesset parliament, slammed for 'primitive and dangerous' outburst...
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LGBT (Gay - GLBT) Professional Network - Global | LinkedIn

LGBT (Gay - GLBT) Professional Network - Global | LinkedIn | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
This global group is for all gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgenders and queer (LGBT) persons and our friends seeking to connect, network to advance their professional careers with...
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Teen Launches Fundraiser To Go To Trans-Friendly School

Teen Launches Fundraiser To Go To Trans-Friendly School | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
A 14-year-old transgender teen has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise enough money so he can go to a trans-affirming boarding school.
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UGA Student vs Georgia Congressman Jack Kingston on Gay Marriage

Rep. Jack Kingston visited our political science class during the Spring 2012 semester. The video only captures the last 5 minutes of a 10 minute exchange. T...
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Gay Couple Told To Lie To Have Their Names Changed (VIDEO)

Gay Couple Told To Lie To Have Their Names Changed (VIDEO) | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
A married gay couple living in Ohio have reportedly been told that they are unlikely to be able to take each other's names without lying and pretending they aren't married.
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Top Prop 8 Witness Now Supports Gay Marriage For ‘The Good That It Can Do’

Top Prop 8 Witness Now Supports Gay Marriage For ‘The Good That It Can Do’ | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
David Blankenhorn, a top witness for the supporters of Prop 8, today announced that he now supports gay marriage “for the good that it can do.”...
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Poll: Obama’s equal marriage support not moving divided public

Poll: Obama’s equal marriage support not moving divided public | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
US President Barack Obama's recent declaration in favour of marriage equality for gay couples has not tipped public opinion towards or against the move or his handling of the issues, a recent poll shows.
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Greg Louganis LGBT Sports Summit

Four-time Olympic gold medal diver Greg Louganis talks to the Nike LGBT Sports Summit about his coming out and his hopes for the movement going forward.
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BREAKING: House GOP Leaders Will Ask Supreme Court By the End of June to Take DOMA Appeal - Poliglot

BREAKING: House GOP Leaders Will Ask Supreme Court By the End of June to Take DOMA Appeal - Poliglot | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
(Metro Weekly) Lawyers for the House Republican leadership today told a federal court that the House Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group plans to ask the Supreme Court t...
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Michael Gove: Catholic Education Service ‘blurred’ line between faith and politics with anti-gay marriage petition in schools

Michael Gove: Catholic Education Service ‘blurred’ line between faith and politics with anti-gay marriage petition in schools | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
The Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove has prompted confusion by criticising the Catholic Education Service for 'unintentionally blurring' the line between faith and the illegal promotion of political views by suggesting schools direct...
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Mormon Church Condemns Marriage Equality In UK For The ‘Good Of Society’

Mormon Church Condemns Marriage Equality In UK For The ‘Good Of Society’ | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
As Britain continues its conversations about advancing marriage equality, the Mormon Church has chimed in, requiring all its congregations to hear a message condemning same-sex couples for the “negative implications” and “deep consequences” from...
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Uganda to dissolve 38 NGOs which ‘promote homosexuality’

Uganda to dissolve 38 NGOs which ‘promote homosexuality’ | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Uganda is reportedly set to dissolve 38 non-governmental organisations in the African state who it believes are promoting homosexuality and 'recruiting' people into a gay lifestyle.
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First national LGBT leadership conference held in Beijing

First national LGBT leadership conference held in Beijing | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Historic event in the emerging LGBT rights movement in China...
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