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Chad Griffin Announces Departure from Human Rights Campaign

Photo by Steve Dipaola/AP/REX/Shutterstock (9954466c) HRC president Chad Griffin speaks on behalf of HRC-endorsed candidate Carolyn Long, in Vancouver, Washington
Politics National
Chad Griffin, the influential gay rights activist who helped turn the Human Rights Campaign into a powerful political force, announced Thursday that he is stepping down as the organization’s president. ...
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Redux: India’s Highest Court Could Reverse Gay Ban

Although it’s been a long fight for their rights, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community in India is holding on to hope. Photo: The Better India
International
India’s Supreme Court ordered a review of Section 377 of the country’s Penal Code that criminalizes homosexuality in the South Asian country. ...
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Just Published: ‘The People’s Victory: Stories from the Front Lines in the Fight for Marriage Equality’

National
The late Edie Windsor remembers a 2007 briefing in which she was told by an LGBT movement leader that marriage equality would be addressed “a couple years down the line.” The fierce and feisty activist recalls retorting:  “‘I’m 77 years old and I can’t wait!!" ...
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Opinion: Disappointing Parentage Case Out of Idaho

Editorial
Sadly, homophobia is alive and well and we know with the spate of laws passing trying to allow same-sex couples to be denied adoption and foster care placements that homophobia will defeat the best interest of the child for many people. ...
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Brief Filed Against Oregon Judge Who Refused to Marry Same-Sex Couples

National
Lambda Legal filed a friend-of-the-court brief Tuesday with the Oregon Supreme Court arguing that it was unlawful for Judge Vance D. Day to devise a scheme to avoid marrying same-sex couples. ...
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Jennifer Lawrence Presents Robert De Niro with GLAAD’s Excellence in Media Award

Jennifer Lawrence and Robert De Niro/GLAAD
Entertainment
GLAAD honored Robert De Niro, Mariah Carey, and the best in film, television, and journalism at the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. ...
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Australian Same-Sex Parenting Documentary ‘Gayby Baby’ to Screen in U.S.

Ebony/Gayby Baby
Entertainment
Gayby Baby, an Australian documentary following four children of gay parents, will screen in more than 50 U.S. cities starting April 1. ...
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Lesbians Aim to Set World Record with Mass Wedding in Provincetown During Women’s Week

Allison Baldwin and Ilene Mitnick
Travel
On October 15, 2016, women from all over the planet will converge on Provincetown with a singular intention – to marry at Bride Pride. ...
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Satisfaction with Acceptance of Gays in U.S. at New High, Study

National
A new high of 60 percent of Americans say they are satisfied with the acceptance of gays and lesbians in the U.S. - up from 53 percent in 2014 and 2015. ...
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Daughter of Desmond Tutu Marries Longtime Girlfriend in the Netherlands

Reverend Tutu and Professor van Furth. Photo: Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation
Faith and Religion International
The daughter of the former Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town married her longtime girlfriend December 30. ...
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