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New citizenship guide focuses on rights, values
Montreal Gazette
March 15, 2011

Newcomers referring to Canada's citizenship study guide will find changes including sections that outline an emphasis on Canada's democratic principles, recognition that gay and lesbian couples have access to marriage and that forced marriage is not tolerated in the country

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Montgomery County Ethics Commission Dismisses Complaint Against Dana Beyer
Pam's House Blend
March 14, 2011

The Maryland Citizens For Responsible Government filed a possible fraudulent ethics complaint against transgender woman Dana Beyer.

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Celebrities, Athletes, Tech VIPs Pressure Obama to Support Marriage Equality in Open Letter - Towleroad
Towleroad
March 14, 2011

A coalition of celebrities and public figures has penned a letter in conjunction with Freedom to Marry calling on President Obama to support marriage equality...

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Lindsay Lohan’s Paparazzi-Induced Anxiety Attack, and Other Panics
Gawker
March 14, 2011

Lindsay Lohan hyperventilates and calls the paparazzi "animals."

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U.S. Millionaires Say $7 Million Doesn't Make You Rich,
Huffington Post
March 14, 2011

A million dollars ain't what it used to be. Survey Says U.S. Millionaires Say $7 Million Doesn't Make You Rich.

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Japan Nuclear Plant Rocked By Second Blast, Nuclear Rods Likely Melting
NY Times
March 14, 2011

The second hydrogen explosion in three days rocked a Japanese nuclear plant Monday, sending a massive cloud of smoke into the air and injuring 11 workers. The blast was felt 25 miles (40 kilometers) away, but ...

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Tyler Clementi Scholarship to Help LBGT Students in College
Ridgewood, NJ Patch
March 11, 2011

Tyler Clementi will have a scholarship named after him by The Point Foundation for LBGT high school students heading to college.

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Gay pol's $1 mil 'bribe' out-rage
NYPOST.com
March 11, 2011

Closeted Brooklyn state Sen. Carl Kruger, a Democratic powerhouse, traded political favors for more than $1 million in bribes over the last five years -- which his live-in boyfriend helped launder,

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Gay marriage issue storms R.I. Senate
Turn to 10
March 11, 2011

The Senate is seen as the main obstacle to passing the bill.

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Abortion, Gay Rights Are Back Ahead of 2012 Election
US News and World Report
March 11, 2011

'Wedge issues' are coming back just in time for the 2012 campaign.

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Hennepin County judge dismisses gay union lawsuit
St Cloud Times
March 10, 2011

Hennepin County judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to make gay marriage legal in Minnesota.

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Lady Gaga cancels Target deal over gay rights issues
guardian.co.uk
March 10, 2011

Singer ends marketing partnership with US retailer, allegedly over its support of anti-gay political candidates

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Ex-con who punched bartender in hate-laced rant at city's oldest gay bar gets jail time
NY Daily News
March 10, 2011

An ex-con who pleaded guilty to punching a bartender in a drunken, hate-laced rant in the city's oldest gay bar and trying to swipe another man's wallet was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison Wednesday.

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City Council race spotlights a clash over West Hollywood's future
latimes.com
March 10, 2011

Some fear that the city founded in 1984 as the United States' first openly gay enclave is losing its bohemian image and becoming overdeveloped.

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S.F. Dyke March needs funds to keep going
sfgate.com
March 9, 2011

Nearly every year for close to two decades, Kate Raphael has marched in one and only one political parade, held the last Saturday in June, with thousands of fellow lesbians. But unless organizers pull together nearly $30,000, the 51-year-old Oakland resident may be left without a parade.

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