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What’s Shakin’ – Stone Soup at F Bar, Washtonians support marriage equality

1. For people living with AIDS proper nutrition is more than just healthy living, it’s a vital part of the regimen that keeps them alive. Unfortunately the struggling economy and cuts to government HIV/AIDS nutrition programs mean that, for some, … Continue reading

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Postcards from Mexico: Lesbian wedding

Here’s the latest from Jesus Chairez: MÉXICO CITY — I went to my first lesbian wedding ever last month … and it happened here in México City. The women getting married weren’t Mexican, or even Latina, but gringas. The very … Continue reading

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Marriage equality battles ramping up across U.S.

N.H. Republicans working to repeal marriage law; other states offer mixed bag in legislative actions DANA RUDOLPH | Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com Two New Hampshire legislators have recently introduced bills to repeal that state’s marriage equality law, even though Republican … Continue reading

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In 6 months, 1,300 same-sex marriages in Argentina

Casa Rosada, or Red House, is the presidential palace where the Argentine marriage law was signed six months ago In the first six months since the same-sex marriage law was signed, almost 1,300 couples have registered through the registry office. … Continue reading

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What’s Brewing: Sarah Palin; Ron Natinsky; high court rejects challenge to D.C. gay marriage law

1. Sarah Palin is, not surprisingly, totally unapologetic (video above). In her first interview since the Tucson shooting (if you call an appearance on Fox News an interview), Palin says she’s been falsely accused of being an accessory to murder … Continue reading

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N.H. lawmakers seek to repeal gay marriage

Welcome to 2011, the year in which we’ll have to prove we still know how to play defense. Take, for example, New Hampshire, where state lawmakers have already filed four draft bills seeking to repeal same-sex marriage, which was legalized … Continue reading

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Gay Dallas couple legally weds in Texas, aims to bring ‘e-marriage’ to the same-sex masses

Mark Reed, left, and Dante Walkup John Wright  |  Online Editor wright@dallasvoice.com Each year countless gay and lesbian couples travel from Texas to places where same-sex marriage is legal to tie the knot. But Mark Reed hopes same-sex couples in … Continue reading

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First gay couples marry in Argentina

VICENTE PANETTA  |  Associated Press BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — After a 27-year courtship, two men on Friday, July 30 became the first gay couple to wed under Argentina’s historic same-sex marriage law — the first of its kind for a … Continue reading

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Peru jumps on South American equality bandwagon with proposed civil union law

Jose Vargas A congressman from the ruling party in Peru will introduce a civil union bill in the legislature, according to the Chilean newspaper El Mercurio. The bill would give same-sex couples the same economic rights as married opposite-sex couples … Continue reading

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It’s official in Argentina: President Cristina Fernandez signs gay marriage bill into law

Argentina’s President, Cristina Fernandez, signed into law on Wednesday a bill legalizing same-sex marriage. From the Associated Press: “Today we are a society that is a little more egalitarian than last week,” Fernandez said at the signing ceremony. Representatives of … Continue reading

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