Gay Politics

Gay Politics

Sen. Murray Cosponsors International Human Rights Defense Act

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U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) has cosponsored legislation that would affirm LGBT human rights are a foreign policy priority for the U.S. government. ...
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Center Against Religious Extremism Aims to Hold America’s Religious Right Accountable

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Truth Wins Out announced its new Center Against Religious Extremism which aims to hold America’s Religious Right accountable for promoting theocracy. ...
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Orlando Mayor Speaks of Marriage Equality in State of the City Address

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Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer embraced the subject of marriage equality and diversity Tuesday during a scheduled State of the City address. ...
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Scott Lively: Obama is a ‘Radical Homosexualist’

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Even if he isn’t gay, Scott Lively believes Obama is a “homosexualist,” and a radical one at that. Lively is planning to run for governor in Massachusetts. ...
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Michigan Senate Confirms First Openly Lesbian Federal Judge

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Before becoming the federal judge presiding over the Eastern District, Judith Levy was the Civil Rights Unit Chief for the Eastern District of Michigan. ...
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All Same-Sex Couples in VA May Join Marriage Case

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit granted the motion to intervene in Bostic v. Rainey on behalf of all of Virginia's same-sex couples. ...
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Chelsea Clinton: ‘We Should Not Mistake Progress for Success’

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“I’ve often been asked why issues of equality are so important to me. Frankly, I don’t know why they ask that question,” Chelsea Clinton said. ...
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IN House Removes Ban on Civil Unions from Bill

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The House voted in favor of the amendment 52-43, removing a provision that banned “civil unions or other similar arrangements.” ...
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The Fight for Spousal Benefits in Houston

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Lambda Legal has filed a federal lawsuit against Houston Mayor Annise Parker and the City of Houston seeking to preserve spousal benefits, including health insurance, covering the same-sex spouses of city employees. ...
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Mayor of Houston to Speak at National Press Club

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Parker, a Democrat and one of the first openly gay big-city mayors in the U.S told the Houston Chronicle: "I'm not the gay mayor of Houston, I'm the mayor of Houston." ...
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