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Gay Haven Becomes Election Issue
NY Times
March 7, 2011

An uncommonly bitter City Council race has exposed a growing divide over what the city should represent, with prosperity and urban development pitted against a history as a countercultural haven.

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The Donald to Gays: No and No
EDGE Los Angeles
March 7, 2011

The Donald has spoken: Billionaire real estate mogul and TV star Donald Trump says gays should not be allowed marriage rights.

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Gay legislators having impact in marriage debates
EDGE Los Angeles
March 7, 2011

Of America’s 7,382 state legislators, only 85 are openly gay or lesbian. They are, however, playing an outsized and often impassioned role...

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AOL-HuffPo Deal Close
AllThingsD
March 7, 2011

AOL will officially close its $315 million acquisition of the Huffington Post today, sources said, only one month after it was struck. To celebrate, the now-official content head Arianna Huffington will be poaching another clutch of big journalists to add to AOL...

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Newsweek's Brown sparks talk with Hillary cover
NYPOST.com
March 7, 2011

Psst -- in case you haven't noticed, Tina Brown's revamp of Newsweek hit the stands today. With remarkably little fanfare...

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Gwyneth Paltrow close to signing a deal with Atlantic Records
NYPOST.com
March 7, 2011

Gwyneth Paltrow, who's been shopping for a music deal, is in advanced talks with Atlantic Records, Page Six has learned. The Oscar-winning actress is poised to sign a contract with the Warner Music

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The Fading Power of Beck’s Alarms
NY Times
March 7, 2011

Glenn Beck’s recipe of socialist conspiracy and chronic desperation is wearing thin, according to his ratings.

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Nation More Evenly Split On Marriage Equality
Towleroad
March 4, 2011

Here is some great news to start the day: the latest Pew Poll on marriage equality shows that the nation's almost evenly split on whether gays and lesbians should be able to tie the knot.

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NY LGBT Ctr Makes Up for Misstep
Gay City News
March 4, 2011

In the wake of an emotional debate pitting the LGBT Community Center and defenders of Israel against critics of the Jewish state’s treatment of Palestinians living in the territory, Center is now planning a “Community Forum”.

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German Bishops Offer Cash To Abuse Victims
Huffington Post
March 4, 2011

Roman Catholic Church is offering cash payments of up to 5,000 euros ($6,925) to victims of child sexual abuse in a yet unknown number of cases, some dating back decades.

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Hillary Clinton Calls Al Jazeera 'Real News,' Criticizes U.S. Media (VIDEO)
Huffington Post
March 4, 2011

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday that Al Jazeera is gaining more prominence in the U.S. because it offers "real news something she said American media were falling far short of doing.

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Harvard To Let ROTC Back On Campus
Huffington Post
March 4, 2011

Harvard University is welcoming the Reserve Officer Training Corps program back to campus after a four-decade banishment caused by dissent over the Vietnam War and disagreement on military policy toward gays.

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Karen Armstrong: Not-so-holy matrimony | World news
The Guardian
March 4, 2011

Karen Armstrong: Christianity has always had a bleaker view of love - gay or straight - than any other faith.

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Arkansas University Blocks Queer Zine
jezebel.com
March 3, 2011

LGBT students at Arkansas's Harding University have produced an online zine detailing their experiences and the discrimination they've faced.

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Church aquits gay minister who married partner
365gay.com
March 3, 2011

A panel of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has acquitted a minister who was accused of violating the denomination’s constitution by legally marrying his male partner.

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