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Peru rejects same-sex unions

Peru took a major step back this week in its fight for more LGBT inclusiveness, as its Congress rejected legalizing same-sex civil unions. The bill, drafted by openly gay congressman Carlos Bruce, would have given homosexual couples many of the same benefits enjoyed by heterosexual couples, but it was shot down by the legislative justice commission before being put to a vote. 45 more words

Food for Thought-Saint Valentine's Day as a Political Act

Today is Valentine’s Day. There are many legends surround Saint Valentine. One of the most common tells the story of a third century Roman priest who converted to Christianity shortly after the reign of Nero. 320 more words

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Preacher goes on homophobic rant in front of an Alabama city council

On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Callie Granade ordered a judge in Mobile County to ignore Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore’s ruling disallowing marriage licenses for same-sex couples. 296 more words

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Mpls. City Hall Plaque Will Commemorate First Same-Sex Marriages

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A new plaque at Minneapolis City Hall commemorates the state’s first legal same-sex marriages performed there in 2013.

Sixty-seven couples were married August 1st of that year after Minnesota became the 12th state in the nation to recognize same-sex unions. 75 more words

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Things To Know At The Colorado Statehouse This Week

DENVER (AP) — After two weeks of formalities, Colorado lawmakers will get down to work this week. Five things to watch for in a week shortened by the Martin Luther King Jr. 315 more words

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Supreme Court may decide to hear same-sex marriage case

By: Associated Press

Time is running short for the Supreme Court to get same-sex marriage on its calendar if the justices want to tackle the issue before their current term ends in late June.   301 more words

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Miami Archbishop to Staff: Support Same Sex "Marriage", Lose Your Job

“Archbishop Thomas Wenski, archbishop of Miami, has warned archdiocesan employees that any action in support of Florida’s now-legal same-sex marriage could cost them their jobs” ( 189 more words

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