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App Launched, Millions to ‘Go Purple’ for GLAAD’s Spirit Day

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The free app allows users to take part in Spirit Day, the largest and most visible anti-bullying campaign in the world supporting LGBT youth. ...
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Streep, Kennedy, Brokaw to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Oprah Winfrey was a 2013 recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Top News Politics National
President Barack Obama named 19 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, including Tom Brokaw, Meryl Streep, Marlo Thomas, and Ethel Kennedy. ...
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AG Holder: Federal Government Will Recognize Michigan Same-Sex Marriages

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U.S. AG Eric Holder issued a statement in which he clarified the federal government’s stance on more than 300 same-sex marriages in the state of Michigan. ...
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White House: Protecting Human Rights in Uganda

Politics International
The IRCU’s public stance on homosexuality could foster discrimination that runs counter to providing an effective response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. ...
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Texas Inmate Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime

Texas Inmate Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime
Hall admitted that he assaulted the victim because of his perceived sexual orientation by repeatedly punching and kicking the victim while calling the victim gay slurs. ...
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President Obama Officially Supports Marriage Equality in Washington State

President Obama Officially Supports Marriage Equality in Washington State
The Seattle Lesbian received word just after noon on Thursday that President Barack Obama publicly issued his support for Washington State’s marriage equality law – asking voters to ...
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Obama Expected to Win First Presidential Debate Wednesday

Obama Expected to Win First Presidential Debate Wednesday
The following report was conducted by Pew Research Center and released Tuesday, October 2, 2012. Heading into Wednesday night’s first presidential debate, voters expect that Barack Obama will ...
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Justice Department Remarks on Hate Crimes Prevention and Enforcement

Justice Department Remarks on Hate Crimes Prevention and Enforcement
The following is testimony as prepared for delivery by Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division, Roy Austin, on the subject of hate crimes prevention and ...
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Poll: Most Say Presidential Debates Influence Their Vote

Poll: Most Say Presidential Debates Influence Their Vote
80% of Americans tuned in to at least some portion of that year's debates - 41% watched all of them, 32% watched some and 7% watched a little. ...
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HEALTH: New National Strategy Paves Way for Reducing Suicide Deaths

HEALTH: New National Strategy Paves Way for Reducing Suicide Deaths
Today on World Suicide Prevention Day, the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) released an ambitious national strategy to reduce the number of deaths by suicide. ...
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