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Top 8 Gay-Friendly Travel Destinations

Travel
To avoid experiencing problems while on vacation, it’s a good idea to choose a place that is welcoming to the gay community. Here are eight gay-friendly travel destinations to consider for your next vacation. ...
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Hillary Clinton Outlines LGBT Commitment in New Brief

Clinton LGBT Campaign Photo
Politics
A new brief from the Clinton camp reads: "..we must stand firm and keep fighting until every American can not only marry, but also live, work, pray, learn and raise a family free from discrimination and prejudice." ...
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Vice President Biden: ‘This Day is for History to Remember’

Vice President Joe Biden issued a statement following the Supreme Court marriage equality ruling on June 26, 2015.
Politics
United States Vice President Joe Biden released a statement following the Supreme Court marriage equality ruling that said, "...all marriages, at their root, are defined by unconditional love." ...
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Social Media Campaign #OurTurnNow Launches for Marriage

Amina Nurabby posted, "Just went out to breakfast at the sassy onion. I love hanging out with my moms and brothers. #OurTurnNow"
Top News National
The social media campaign evolved from a Valentine’s Day idea thought up by 12-year-old Abigail Hasting-Tharp and a group of her friends in Oregon. ...
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Navy Vet Madelynn Lee Taylor to Receive NCLR Award

(L to R): Nicole LeFavour, Gretchen Bates, Donna Vasquez, and Madelynn Lee Taylor.
Top News National
Idaho Navy veteran Madelynn “Lee” Taylor will be honored with the Courage Award for standing up to discriminatory laws banning marriage equality. ...
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Supreme Court Marriage Case Scheduled for April 28

Top News Politics National
“We are poised to make our case to the Supreme Court and are ready for this next chapter in the history of the freedom to marry in this ...
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Federal Judge Strikes Down Nebraska Marriage Ban

Top News Politics National
Bataillon previously struck down Nebraska's gay marriage ban in 2005, saying it violated the constitutional rights of gays and lesbians. ...
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Gov. Jindal: I’d Support Ted Cruz in Federal Constitutional Amendment to Ban Same-Sex Marriage

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on This Week on Sunday/ABC Photo
Top News Politics
Potential 2016 presidential candidate Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) said he would endorse a federal constitutional amendment to redefine marriage as a right for opposite-sex partners only. ...
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Review of Idaho’s Marriage Equality Ban Denied

Amber Beierle, left, and Rachael Robertson, one of the same-sex couples who sued Idaho for the right to marry. AP Photo
Top News National
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denied the Governor of Idaho’s request for en banc review of its October 7, 2014 decision striking down Idaho’s ban on marriage equality. ...
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Scotland Celebrates First Same-Sex Marriages

Scotland's Marriage and Civil Partnership Guide
Top News International
Scotland's historic equal marriage legislation came into effect at midnight December 16 with the first same-sex marriage taking place a short time ago. ...
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