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Support for gay marriage has never been higher

A new poll by The Washington Post/ABC confirms what you probably already knew: support for same-sex marriages in the United States is at a record-high. Six out of 10 Americans support it, and about the same amount of people believe individual states should not be allowed to define marriage as only between a man and a woman. 157 more words

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Religious Freedom Laws vs. the LGBT Community in the U.S.

By Eric Martinez

In today’s America, 2015, we live in a world where the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender community is under constant attack, scrutiny, and discrimination from intolerant religious fundamentalists who take refuge for blatant acts of hatred behind the constitutional protections of the First Amendment. 1,372 more words

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Gay Star News just decided to mention this blog (as a footnote)

Ya, Ya it’s been while.

Life’s been around but at the same time been, or felt, awful normal. Well some interesting things did happen and will get around to blog about that really soon. 135 more words

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Hillary Clinton evolves on gay marriage

Call it flip-flopping, call it “evolving,” or call it getting with the times: Hillary Clinton’s campaign announced on Wednesday that she now supports equal marriage as a Constitutional right.   114 more words

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Gay penguins and Toni Morrison on list of disputed library books

@fergusonlibrary And Tango Makes Three! pic.twitter.com/VylkKFu1DT

— Christine M (@Xeryfyn) April 8, 2015

If you are looking for a list of literature that embraces diversity, look no further than the American Library Association’s list of disputed library books.

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White House designates first gender-neutral bathroom

Guests at the White House no longer have to choose between male and female restrooms. A spokesman revealed yesterday that visitors to 1600 Pennsylvania will now have the option of using a gender-neutral bathroom. 79 more words

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Kamala Harris wants to block “kill the gays” initiative

California’s Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced on Wednesday that she intends to block the beyond-controversial voter initiative that calls for the legalized execution of gay people, proposed by Huntington Beach lawyer Matt McLaughlin. 182 more words

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