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David Koch to sign amicus brief supporting gay marriage

To begin, if you aren’t familiar with the term amicus brief (or amicus curiae - literally “friend of the court”) like I was, it is “a document that is filed in a court by someone who is not directly related to the case under consideration. 196 more words

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Jeb Bush Fundraiser Raises $4 Million

The Park Avenue apartment of Henry and Marie-Josée Kravis saw a series of star-studded visitors last week for an event to support Jeb Bush’s potential run for president. 287 more words

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High-Dollar Kravis Funder for Bush Raises 'More Than $4 Million'

On Tuesday, the Observer broke the story of a high-dollar fundraiser hosted by Henry and Marie-Josée Kravis where donors could meet Jeb Bush and contribute to Right to Rise, the PAC set up to enable a third Bush presidency. 428 more words

Out on the Street Holds 2nd Annual Asian Summit

The second annual Out on the Street Summit saw hundreds of senior LGBT and ally business leaders from across Asia convene in Hong Kong. Hosted by Stuart Gulliver, the Group Chief Executive of HSBC, the global LGBT business advisory firm Out Leadership brought together executives from leading financial institutions to share ideas and discuss issues vital to LGBT equality. 314 more words

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Pro-LGBT Rights: The Growing Trend In The Republican Party

According to the latest exit polls, 25-35% of gay voters routinely vote Republican, stunning democrats gay and straight alike. It’s been a slow yet steady rise in the Republican support for LGBT rights, specifically same-sex marriage. 321 more words

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First Openly Gay CEO Of a Publicly Traded Bank

Trevor Burgess just became the first openly gay CEO of a publicly traded bank in the United States. While recent trends in America have progressed toward more LGBTQ-friendly companies, there still isn’t an openly gay CEO at any of the top 1,000 firms in the United States. 270 more words

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GOP Group Pushes for Conservatives to Drop Support of Gay Marriage Ban

An organization called the Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry is looking to remove the traditional-marriage stance from the GOP platform at the Republican National Conference in Cleveland, in hopes of seeing party leaders drop their support of the same-sex marriage ban by summer 2016. 369 more words

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