Archives for June 2011

Monthly Archives: June 2011

U.S. Department of Education Says Gay-Straight Alliances Equal to Other Student Clubs

U.S. Department of Education Says Gay-Straight Alliances Equal to Other Student Clubs

The U.S. Department of Education released a guidance letter to school districts across the country making it clear that gay-straight alliances must be allowed to form on an equal basis with other student groups. ...
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Space Needle Agrees to Fly Pride Flag if Community Raises $50,000 for LGBT Charities

Seattle’s Space Needle has announced that they will fly the Pride flag again this year during Seattle Pride Weekend. ...
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Natalie Portman and Fiancé Benjamin Millepied Welcome Baby Boy

Natalie Portman and Fiancé Benjamin Millepied Welcome Baby Boy

Black Swan Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman, 30, and choreographer fiancé Benjamin Millepied, 33, have welcomed a son into the world! ...
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Federal Court Rules Being Gay Not Grounds for Recusal in California’s Proposition 8 Case

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Hon. James Ware, ruled today that being gay doesn't disqualify a judge from ruling impartially on a case involving rights that impact lesbian, gay, and bisexual people. ...
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Smell the Love: Lush Expresses Why Marriage Matters – 1138 Ways

Beginning today through June 26, Lush is transforming its shops in North America into campaign centers where people can learn why marriage matters to same-sex couples and their families. ...
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OutSpokane’s Voices of Victory Honors Major Margaret Witt

Witt recently reached a final settlement in her landmark lawsuit against the Don't Ask, Don't Tell (DADT) policy in May and will retire with full benefits as an Air Force major. ...
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Orbitz Agrees to Review Advertising Policy and Drop Fox

In a letter sent to Orbitz CEO Barney Harford on May 16, the day the campaign was launched, the organizations expressed concern that the travel company’s ads were appearing on Fox News. ...
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Susan Cunningham Burk Joins The Laramie Project Staff Furthering Education Through Matthew Shepard Foundation

Since its debut in 2000, The Laramie Project has been seen by more than 30 million people worldwide on stage and in the HBO film production. ...
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Wanda Sykes and Tina Fey Comment on Tracy Morgan’s Homophobic Rant

Comedienne Wanda Sykes, 47, has ​expressed her views regarding comedian Tracy Morgan’s anti-​gay homophobic rant in Tennessee. ...
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TransYouth Family Allies’ Kim Pearson Wins Vanguard Award at LGBTA Youth Award

Kim Pearson, Executive Director of TransYouth Family Allies (TYFA), was awarded the prestigious Vanguard Award Tuesday night in recognition of her work on behalf of gender-variant youth and their families. ...
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