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Gay Relationships Proven More Stable Than Straight Ones

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According to Psychology Today, same-sex relationships are more stable than straight relationships. And gay people end up having “better and longer relationships than their heterosexual counterparts.” ...
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Cook County Expedites Marriage Licenses

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A federal court ordered the Cook County Clerk's office to immediately issue marriage licenses to all Illinois same-sex couples who, because of a life-threatening illness, cannot wait until next summer to get married. ...
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Outspoken Opponent of Marriage Equality Dies

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Hutcherson adamantly opposed lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in general and spent 2004 and 2005 circulating petitions to repeal LGBT-inclusive anti-discrimination laws and organizing “Mayday for Marriage” rallies in Seattle, Olympia and Washington D.C. ...
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Gay Teacher Fired for Wanting to Marry Partner

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Though gay teacher Michael Griffin brought his long-term boyfriend to school functions and even visited the headmaster’s house together, he apparently crossed the line when he got his marriage license in New Jersey last week. ...
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Glenn Beck: Gay Marriage Foes Have ‘Lost the War’

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Glenn Beck has declared Christians have “lost the war” on gay marriage and tolerance has won during a discussion with controversial pastor Mark Driscoll. ...
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Hot Item: Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black

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It was a big week for 19-year-old British Olympic diver Tom Daley. He not only came out as bisexual through a YouTube video, he also revealed that he is in love with 39-year-old screenwriter Dustin Lance Black. ...
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Marriage in WA State: 17% Uptick in 2013

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With the first year of gay marriages underway, the Washington State Department of Heath said gay weddings accounted for 17 percent of marriages in Washington this year. ...
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Married Same-Sex Couple Signs Up for Military Benefits

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After increasing pressure to follow U.S. Department of Defense guidelines, the Texas Military Forces Wednesday allowed Alicia Butler, the wife of 1st Lt. Judith Chedville, to register for federal military benefits at Camp Mabry. ...
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Catholic Bishop Offers Exorcism to Gay Couples

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According to a Catholic bishop in Springfield, Illinois, Satan was behind his state's recent legalization of same-sex marriage. This is the same thing he said when the Catholic Church was being publicly criticized for the clergy sexual abuse scandal. ...
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American Majority Believes JFK Conspiracy Killing

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As the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination is upon us, a clear majority of Americans (61 percent) still believe others besides Lee Harvey Oswald were involved. But this percentage is the lowest found in nearly 50 years. ...
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