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City to pay $400,000 in gay bar raid
msnbc.com
March 23, 2011

The city of Fort Worth will pay $400,000 to a man severely injured during a raid on a gay bar two years ago, a settlement that avoids a federal civil rights lawsuit.

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So-called 'Gay Cure' iPhone app pulled from iTunes
baltimoresun.com
March 23, 2011

It’s being called the “gay cure” app: A smart phone application claiming to change homosexuality. The iPhone app is sparking outrage by gay activists who say the application is "hateful and bigoted."

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U.S. Catholics break with church on gay relationships
USA Today
March 23, 2011

The latest research that finds many U.S. Catholics out of sync with their church's teachings on personal morality is out. This time it's a look at Catholics' support for gay rights, in particular marriage and civil unions.

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Obama and gay rights: U.S. urges United Nations Human Rights Council to support gay rights
latimes.com
March 23, 2011

Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe, U.S. ambassador to the Human Rights Council, says, 'Human rights are the inalienable right of every person.' The move is the latest by Obama in support of gay rights.

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John Kerry cosponsors proposed repeal of Defense of Marriage Act
The Daily Collegian
March 22, 2011

A prominent lawmaker from Massachusetts, the first state to permit gay marriages, has introduced legislation aiming to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the 1996 statute which defines marriage as a legal union between one man and one woman.

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Amsterdam looks to attract the pink dollar
Monsters and Critics
March 22, 2011

Amsterdam - Amsterdam is one of Europe s most popular destinations, drawing millions of tourists each year looking to savour its tolerant and chilled-out atmosphere.

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Daniel Radcliffe To Receive Trevor Project Hero Award
MTV
March 22, 2011

For his tireless efforts and support of the Trevor Project — an anti-suicide/support group geared toward gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning teens; "Harry Potter" actor Daniel Radcliffe will be honored with the Hero Award.

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U prof wants anti-gay smart-phone app removed from Apple online store
StarTribune.com
March 22, 2011

A University of Minnesota professor is demanding that Apple remove from its online store a smart-phone app that he says distorts his research on homosexuality to support the argument that homosexuality is a behavior that can be changed

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Gay teacher and college reach settlement
Philadelphia Inquirer
March 22, 2011

The Rev. James St. George will not be returning to teach religion as an adjunct professor at Chestnut Hill College, according to a settlement between the gay priest and the school announced Monday.

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SF lesbian wife's benefits denial upheld by judge
SF Gate
March 18, 2011

A federal judge refused Wednesday to order the government to provide insurance benefits to the wife of a lesbian court employee in San Francisco, coverage the Obama administration has denied because of a law the...

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The Internet, Freedom of Speech and the Anti-Gay App - She Negotiates - And changes everything...
Forbes
March 18, 2011

Pressure is mounting on Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) to rid its store of an Anti-Gay App. Over at the Huffington Post, Wayne Bessen writes that Exodus International, the largest Christian organization offering a “cure” for homosexuality,

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Megachurch founder won't sing anti-gay note
USA Today
March 18, 2011

Yesterday, we noted here that Crystal Cathedral, now headed by founder Robert Schuller's daughter, riled up the choir and congregation by asking the them to sign a statement opposing all sex outside male-female marriages.

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Crystal Cathedral choir asked to sign anti-gay covenant
abc7.com
March 18, 2011

Some choir members at the Crystal Cathedral allege they're being asked to take a strong stand against homosexuality.

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Church founder disapproves of anti-gay covenant
Mercury News
March 17, 2011

Crystal Cathedral founder Robert H. Schuller says he strongly disapproves of an anti-gay covenant his church administrators asked choir members to sign.

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DOMA repeal bills introduced in House, Senate
Washington Blade
March 17, 2011

House and Senate lawmakers on Wednesday pledged to lift the Defense of Marriage Act from the books upon the introduction of legislation that would repeal the anti-gay law prohibiting federal recognition of same-sex marriage.

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