LGBT Politics

LGBT Politics

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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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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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 Anti-Gay Ballot Measure Dead on Arrival

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Thursday, the Indiana Senate agreed with the House and advanced for final consideration an amended version of a proposed constitutional amendment to ban the freedom to marry. ...
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February Special Election is Underway in WA

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If you haven’t registered to vote in Washington but want to vote in the February election, you have until February 3 to register in person at your county elections department. ...
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The Case Against 8 Successfully Premieres at Sundance

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The first African American U.S. president was elected the day the film started, November 4, 2008. This was also the day Californians voted on Proposition 8 which would outlaw same-sex marriages. ...
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National Women’s Political Caucus of Washington Elects Liz Berry

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Berry follows Linda Mitchell, who is stepping down as Caucus president after 10 years of championing women for public office. ...
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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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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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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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