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Nominees for the 2014 RightOutTV Music & Video Awards Revealed

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Gwen Stefani’s New Single ‘Baby Don’t Lie’ to Premiere on ‘The Voice’

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Niecy Nash, Julie Goldman Get Sapphic on ‘The Mindy Project’

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Neil Patrick Harris Crosses ‘Hosting the Oscars’ Off His Bucket List

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Study: $334 Million Economical Boost with Recent Marriage Rulings

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SCOTUS Steps Aside to Allow Same-Sex Marriage in Five States

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Jimmy Carter Defends Gay Rights and Religion in Michigan

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Seattle Fashion Show Raises Awareness about Cancer

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New York City Council, Department of Health Propose Birth Certificate Modernization for Transgender Citizens

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INTERVIEW: James Clementi Remembers His Brother Four Years Later

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Lesbian Employee Sues Walmart for Health Care Damages

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Help Lifelong Food Program

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Georgia Regents University Creates New Health Care System for LGBT Patients

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New Jersey’s Law Prohibiting Conversion Therapy for Minors Upheld

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Study Concludes LGB People Have Bad Experiences with Health Care

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Free Dental, Vision, Medical Care Offered at KeyArena Clinic

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Christian Academy Bans Lesbian Student for Coming Out

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Vatican Attitudes Are Changing for the LGBT Community and Why It Should Matter to All of Us

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Southern Baptist Convention Nixes Church for Being Too Tolerant of LGBT Members

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New Heart pastor Danny Cortez brought attention to the church when he gave a sermon called “Why I Changed My Mind on Homosexuality."…

Jimmy Carter Defends Gay Rights and Religion in Michigan

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Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday School at Georgia’s Marantha Baptist Church and said he believes gay people should have the right to marriage.…

Gay Couple Denied Communion Following Same-Sex Marriage

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Seattle AIDS Walk: Faith Community Steps Out

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Study: LGBT Population in U.S. Significantly Less Religious

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Lesbian Couple Denied Public Accommodation in Hawaii

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The Naming Project Supports 10 Years of Support, Spirituality for Youth

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UMC Pastor Reinstated After Same-Sex Wedding Defrocking

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Supreme Court Sides with Hobby Lobby on Contraceptive Coverage

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Buddhist Leader on ‘Live to Love’ Teaching Approach

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Presbyterian Church USA Approves Marriage Equality

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Church Leaders Deliver 30,000 Signatures in Support of Same-Sex Marriage in North Carolina

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