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The Lawmakers Offering Condolences For Orlando Shooting Victims Who Voted Against LGBT Protections
Society & Culture  (tags: gay rights, ethics, Florida, descrimination, rights, society, government, politics, law, freedoms, violence, safety, sadness, abuse )

- 1105 days ago -
Florida is one of the many states that doesn't have many legislative protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people. The state has no laws prohibiting employers from unfairly firing, discriminating against, or refusing to hire LGBT people.
Past and Present Clash Over Same-Sex Marriage in Deep South
Society & Culture  (tags: society, gay rights, Marriage Equality, government, rights, family, Legalisation )

- 1584 days ago -
Alabama, with the lowest approval in the nation for same-sex marriage, began issuing licenses this month
FACEBOOK; Stop Discriminating & Harassing! PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT, drag, gay rights, facebook, discriminationabuse, freedoms )

- 1744 days ago -
Why doesn't Zuckerberg start to do something constructive, like remove all the animal abuse videos on facebook instead of harassing Drag Queens?!?!?!
Conservative Christians Selectively Apply Biblical Teachings in the Same-Sex Marriage Debate
Society & Culture  (tags: Arizona, republicans, Americans, gay marriage, gay rights, conservative Christians, society, government, law, ethics, freedoms, rights, religion, gayrights )

- 1948 days ago -
Conservative Christian groups in Arizona cheered the passage Thursday of legislation that would allow individuals and businesses in the state to deny service to same-sex couples due to religious beliefs.
Anti-Gay Hate Isn't Religious Freedom ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: gay rights, freedoms, ethics, religion, society, sadness, safety, humans, police, government, rights )

- 1954 days ago -
Imagine walking into the police station to report that your spouse has been the victim of a crime, and being turned away because you're gay and the police officer says that helping you would violate his "religious freedom."
Peter LaBarbera Calls For U.S. Version of Russian 'Gay Propaganda' Law
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, gay rights, society, gay propaganda law, ethics, family, freedoms )

- 1965 days ago -
Strident anti-LGBT activist Peter LaBarbera said on Wednesday that the U.S. should adopt its own Russian-style "gay propaganda" law that would outlaw any positive representation of non-heterosexual relationships.
Mississippi City Officials Deny Woman License to Run LGBT Bar in Town (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Mississippi, gay rights, business, ethics, society, politics, religion, law, rights, sadness, women, news )

- 2093 days ago -
Newton, who is openly lesbian, filed the suit on Tuesday, alleging that the city is violating her right to free speech and equal protection under the First and 14th Amendments.
Olbermann: Corporate Sponsors 'Terrified' That Sochi Olympics Will Be Another 'Master Race Olympics' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: gay rights, Russia, Olympics, laws, society, safety, rights, politics, humans, freedoms, ethics, government, Americans, media, news, sports, tv )

- 2114 days ago -
ESPN host Keith Olbermann opened his Monday show by highlighting early signs of panic from Olympic sponsors that anti-LGBT laws in Russia could cause American advertisers and audiences to effectively boycott the games.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand Against Russia's Brutal Crackdown on Gay Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: GAY RIGHTS, RUSSIA, ethics, world, politics )

- 2119 days ago -
Urge Winter Olympics 2014 Sponsors to Condemn Anti-Gay Laws
Judge Upholds Same-Sex License Ruling
Society & Culture  (tags: Los Alamos, NM, good news, gay rights, freedoms, government, law, family, society, politics, ethics, rights, news )

- 2120 days ago -
Despite a court battle, Los Alamos County is the seventh county in the state to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. he Los Alamos County clerk went to court Wednesday to explain why she does not agree with a court order to issue the licenses,...
Judge Rules in Favor of Los Alamos Same-Sex Couple
Society & Culture  (tags: Los Alamos, NM, good news, gay rights, freedoms, government, law, family, society, politics, ethics, rights, news )

- 2120 days ago -
Janet Newton and Maria Thibodeau were denied a marriage license last week and they filed a lawsuit that led to a ruling by District Court Judge Sheri Raphaelson that same-sex couples are entitled to be married in New Mexico.
Gay Troops Prep for September Marriage Spree, Put Wedding Parties on Ice
Society & Culture  (tags: gay rights, military, good news, Pentagon, society, culture, family, travel, rights, news, freedoms )

- 2121 days ago -
September marks nuptial season across part of the American military as gay and lesbian troops cash in new, Pentagon-granted leaves to tie the knot. Starting Tuesday, the Pentagon is allowing gay troops to take travel leaves for up to seven days -- or as...
Supreme Court Justice To Officiate Same-Sex Wedding
Society & Culture  (tags: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, gay rights, wedding ceremony, good news, government, americans, politics, news, society, culture, family, freedoms, news, rights )

- 2125 days ago -
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will become the first Supreme Court member to conduct a same-sex marriage ceremony Saturday when she officiates at the Washington wedding of Kennedy Center President Michael M. Kaiser.
Anderson Cooper: Pat Robertson 'Blurting Out Nonsensical Sentences in Between Chewing Soft Foods' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Anderson Cooper, Pat Robertson, HIV, gay rights, media, culture, society, religion, interesting, news, ethics, americans, rights )

- 2126 days ago -
Anderson Cooper took televangelist Pat Robertson of "The 700 Club" to task over his statement that gay men have special rings designed to cut people and infect them with HIV.
And Then There Were Six (NM Counties With Marriage Equality)
Society & Culture  (tags: gay rights, ethics, good news, culture, society, freedoms, government, family, rights )

- 2127 days ago -
This is 6 out of 35 counties of the state, but it's over half the state's population in those 6 counties, so the process is well underway.

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