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2011: an ‘epic’ year for marriage equality

Gay marriage advocates saw some setbacks, but progress, especially in opinion polls, is encouraging Dana Rudolph  |  Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com One leading advocate has called 2011 an “epic” year for marriage equality. But was it really? While only one … Continue reading

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Cast set for Dustin Lance Black’s ’8′

Dustin Lance Black The American Foundation for Equal Rights & Broadway Impact have added actors to the lineup of Dustin Lance Black’s world premiere play 8. Bob Balaban, Larry Kramer, John Lithgow and Bradley Whitford are among the celebrities joining … Continue reading

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Is NY the Stonewall of marriage equality?

Activists in other states look to capitalize on momentum DANA RUDOLPH | Keen News Service Hundreds of same-sex couples married in New York on Sunday, the first day they could legally do so. And just as the Stonewall Riots in … Continue reading

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Gay-rights foes try to play the victim

Anti-LGBT groups now claim they’re the ones being bullied DAVID CRARY  |  Associated Press NEW YORK — As the gay-rights movement advances, there is increasing evidence of an intriguing role reversal: Today, it is the conservative opponents of that movement … Continue reading

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New York may be next to legalize gay marriage

Evan Wolfson Rhode Island considering civil unions; efforts under way in 6 states to ban gay marriage DANA RUDOLPH | Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com The openly gay sponsor of a marriage equality bill in Rhode Island said last week he … Continue reading

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Log Cabin Republicans share the Hilton Anatole with the right-wing Heritage Foundation

A recorded message from Dallas GOP Congressman Pete Sessions is played during the Log Cabin Republicans National Convention earlier today. More pics after the jump. It was an interesting scene over at the Hilton Anatole today. Downstairs in the massive … Continue reading

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Sheriff Lupe Valdez, a Democrat, on why she’s going to the Log Cabin Republicans Convention

Sheriff Lupe Valdez The Log Cabin Republicans will hold their National Convention in Dallas this coming weekend, and we’ll have a full story in Friday’s print edition. But because the convention actually begins Thursday, we figured we’d go ahead and … Continue reading

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Appeals court grants stay of Prop 8 ruling

LISA KEEN  |  Keen News Service A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals issued an order Monday granting Yes on 8’s request for a stay of Judge Vaughn Walker’s ruling that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional. The … Continue reading

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Argentina legalizes gay marriage

Argentinian president supports bill that passed the Senate Rex Wockner  |  Wockner News Service wockner@panix.com PROTESTING THE INEVITABLE | Members of Catholic groups protest outside Argentina’s Congress against a same-sex marriage bill in Buenos Aires on Tuesday, July 13. On … Continue reading

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Goal!!!!! Argentina legalizes same-sex marriage

You can finally stay in a country in the New World, get married to your same-sex partner and not learn to ice skate. Yes, Mexico City approved it, but it’s not national law there, just like it’s not here; you … Continue reading

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