Archives for August 2011

Monthly Archives: August 2011

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Elmhurst College Becomes First Institution to Include Question About Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity on Undergraduate Admissions Application

Private liberal arts school Elmhurst College in suburban Chicago has become the first college in the United States to ask an optional question about a student's sexual orientation and gender identity on an undergraduate admission form. ...
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Linda Harvey Believes ‘There’s No Proof’ That LGBT People Exist

Linda Harvey Believes ‘There’s No Proof’ That LGBT People Exist

The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) is once again under attack by Mission America’s Linda Harvey. ...
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Seattle Storm Pounds Tulsa Shock 74-57

The Seattle Storm took no prisoners on Aug. 25 raging against rival Tulsa Shock for a 74-57 win. ...
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Groups Deliver Nearly 3,000 Signatures Urging Sen. Mikulski to Sign Respect for Marriage Act

Groups Deliver Nearly 3,000 Signatures Urging Sen. Mikulski to Sign Respect for Marriage Act

Today, Courage Campaign, Freedom to Marry and Equality Maryland will present Senator Barbara Mikulski with nearly 3,000 signatures urging the Senator to become a cosponsor of the Respect for Marriage Act, which would repeal the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). ...
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Cyndi Lauper Helps LGBT Homeless Youth with New York City’s True Colors Residence

New York City’s homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth will have a new place to sleep beginning September 1, 2011 thanks to musical icon Cyndi Lauper. ...
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Washington’s Ed Murray and Jamie Pedersen Contemplate 2012 Gay Marriage Bill

While chatting on Wednesday with National Public Radio (NPR), openly gay Washington State senator Ed Murray said that the passage of gay marriage in New York renewed the marriage equality fight in Washington. ...
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Brandi Carlile’s First Solo Tour Announced!

For the first time ever, Brandi will be heading out on a solo tour with only her guitar and piano as accompaniment. ...
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Courage Campaign’s Video Re-Enactment Project Being Used in Prop 8 Hearing Monday, Aug. 29

The Courage Campaign’s Testimony: Equality on Trial project staged re-enactments of California's Proposition 8 trial. ...
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HIV30 Group Replaces Vandalized Commemorat​ive Capitol Hill Art Project

Representatives from HIV30: Take Action Seattle gathered with Sound Transit's Barbara Luecke at the Broadway Red Wall on Tuesday morning to remove the damaged banner that had been installed, and then vandalized, in June, and replace it with a new version. ...
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WNBA Top 15 Moments Presented by Boost Mobile

Fans will have an opportunity to view and rank 15 special moments, which will include outstanding plays and events in WNBA history that were selected by a panel of league executives. ...
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