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Julia Roberts Receives GLSEN Humanitarian Award

Posted on 30 October 2014

BEVERLY HILLS, CA—Julia Roberts and her husband Danny Moder were given the Humanitarian Award by the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) last week at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Roberts and Moder, who are raising three children, worked on HBO’s Emmy-winning AIDS drama The Normal Heart. Roberts apologized to […]

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Bill Clinton Speaks at Human Rights Campaign Dinner

Posted on 30 October 2014

WASHINGTON, DC—Last Saturday, former President Bill Clinton fired up the guests attending the Human Rights Campaign’s national dinner at Washington, D.C.’s convention center,  offering encouragement while reminding the crowd of his wife Hillary Clinton’s support for gay rights when she served as secretary of state. According to Politico, the former president noted his wife’s support […]

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Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia and Wyoming Will Now Receive Same-Sex Marriage Benefits

Posted on 27 October 2014

  WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announded last Saturday that the federal government will recognize same-sex marriage in six new states. Same-sex couples in Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia and Wyoming now will receive full federal benefits. The announcement follows the Supreme Court’s decision this month to decline to hear appeals from […]

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New Poll Shows Broad Support for Supreme Court on Same-Sex Marriage

Posted on 17 October 2014

A new ABC News/Washington Post poll shows that Americans support the U.S. Supreme Court decision to effectively let stand lower courts rulings to strike down same-sex marriage bans in several states. The result of the decision was that same-sex marriage became legal in a majority of states. According to the poll, Americans agree with this decision […]

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Dems Demand LGBT Envoy in State Department

Posted on 15 October 2014

Senate Democrats called on President Obama to appoint a special envoy for LGBT Human Rights within the Department of State, according to The Hill. In a letter to Obama sent over the weekend, 25 Democratic senators urged the administration to create the new position within the State Department to serve as an adviser on international […]

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Mormons Attempting to Roll Out Welcome Mat to Gays

Posted on 15 October 2014

SALT LAKE, UT–With the legalization by the courts of same-sex marriage in Mormon stronghold states of Utah, Idaho and Nevada, many Mormon’s are speaking out for a more accepting atmosphere for gay members. It was only six years ago that Mormon’s were leading the effort to write California’s same-sex marriage ban. Now, while the church’s […]

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Catholic Church Says Gays Have ‘Gifts and Qualities,’ or Maybe Not

Posted on 14 October 2014

VATICAN, IT—Roman Catholic bishops are showing a never-before-seen openness toward accepting gay couples as well as unmarried couples who live together. At an on-going two-week seminar on family issues last Monday, the church released a summary of the meetings so far. Although there was nothing specific in the way of changes in the document, there […]

Democrat Michelle Nunn Honored Black Female “Anti-Gay” CEO

Posted on 10 October 2014

Back in the H.W. Bush presidency, there was a campaign called the Daily Point of Light. Georgia Democrat and Senate candidate Michelle Nunn was its CEO.  She resigned last year to run for Senate, but not before giving accolades to Debbit Thomas-Brown as a Daily Point of Light. Unfortunately for Nunn, Thomas-Brown is the founder […]

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Supreme Court Declines to Take Up Same-Sex Marriage Cases

Posted on 06 October 2014

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to consider appeals by several states where lower courts had ruled same-sex marriage bans to be unconstitutional. The states are Indiana, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin and Oklahoma. In some of those states, such as Wisconsin, marriage licenses to same-sex couples began to be issued immediately upon the news. But the decision […]

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Supreme Court Likely to Act

Posted on 02 October 2014

When the Supreme Court of the United States comes back into session next Monday, it is highly likely that the high court will decide the fate of same-sex marriage. There have been more than 80 lawsuits filed in the past 12 months, many finding voice after the Supreme Court struck down a portion of the […]

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