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What’s Brewing: Texas Democrats Gene Green, Henry Cuellar support anti-gay amendment

Your weekday morning blend from Instant Tea: Rep. Gene Green 1. Two Democratic congressman from Texas were among those who voted in favor of an anti-gay amendment on the House floor Thursday. The amendment to a Defense appropriations bill, which … Continue reading

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Bills to repeal DOMA introduced in House, Senate

Legislation seeking to overturn 1996 law has little chance of passage, but it arrives to a changing climate on same-sex marriage LISA KEEN | Keen News Service When U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-NY, introduced the Respect for Marriage Act in … Continue reading

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Lawmakers to file DOMA repeal Wednesday

Federal District Judge Joseph Tauro in Massachusetts has ruled — in two separate cases, no less — that the federal Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional. President Barack Obama has said that DOMA is unconstitutional and the Justice Department, under … Continue reading

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Reactions to DADT repeal signing

Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese: “Today gay and lesbian patriots serving their country in silence, and thousands more who wish to serve the country they love, can breathe a sigh of relief that “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” is on … Continue reading

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WATCH: A new message from Lady Gaga to the U.S. Senate on ‘don’t ask don’t tell’

The video was apparently recorded Thursday night and posted early Friday morning on Lady Gaga’s official YouTube channel. Looks like she may have sent out this Tweet while recording the video: Gaga addresses her 7 ½-minute video message to her … Continue reading

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