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Wyoming Becomes Latest To Legalize Gay Marriage

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming has become the latest state to allow same-sex unions, bringing the wave of gay rights to a state where the 1998 beating death of Matthew Shepard continues to influence national perceptions. 367 more words

National News

Metropolitan Hilarion: "The topic of the family is ... an indicator of the moral state of the society in which we live"

Here is an excerpt from yesterday’s address by Metropolitan Hilarion to the General Assembly of the Synod of Catholic Bishops on Pastoral Challenges to the Family. 288 more words

Freedom

The "Protection of the Family" Resolution: The Role of South Africa

In April 2014, a resolution on ‘The Family’ (A/HRC/L26/L.20) was placed before the Human Rights Council.  The resolution in its current form was first tabled by Egypt in 2013.  1,161 more words

Human Rights

Homophobic delirium inside the Greek parliament

What took place today inside the Greek parliament cannot be described otherwise than a homophobic crescento. During the discussion about the upcoming legal framework against discrimination which has been ‘frozen’ for almost two years, members of the ultra-conservative coalition government found a new opportunity to exhibit their intolerant face with unprecedented audacity. 266 more words

Politics