Marriage Equality

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Sky News Australia
Andrews says marriage equality poll 'harmful'A plebiscite on marriage equality would be "a harmful public vote" and should n
Andrews says marriage equality poll 'harmful'
Sky News Australia / Posted 17 minutes ago
A plebiscite on marriage equality would be "a harmful public vote" and should not go ahead, Victoria's premier Daniel Andrews says. Mr Andrews has written to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull "on behalf of" Victorians, calling for a bipartisan Bill to... Read more
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The Age
Same-sex marriage plebiscite: Premier Daniel Andrews attacks Malcolm Turnbullthose in his party "who do not represent a fair and modern country". I wrote a
Same-sex marriage plebiscite: Premier Daniel Andrews attacks Malcolm Turnbull
The Age / Posted an hour ago
those in his party "who do not represent a fair and modern country". I wrote a letter to the PM, because his plebiscite on marriage equality will hurt people. pic.twitter.com/yQp5XTdVxE In the letter, which was posted on the Premier's social media... Read more
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Western Advocate
Australia's first same-sex marriagesAlan Wright saying ‘I do’ minutes after midnight in an emotional ceremony at th
Australia's first same-sex marriages
Western Advocate / Posted 11 hours ago
Alan Wright saying ‘I do’ minutes after midnight in an emotional ceremony at the National Carillon. The Australian Capital Territory's Marriage Equality Law came into effect at midnight, and 40 couples are registered to get married over the wee... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Brandis says plebiscite is necessaryin the parliament rather than a plebiscite. Opposition frontbencher Chris Bowe
Brandis says plebiscite is necessary
Sky News Australia / Posted 15 hours ago
in the parliament rather than a plebiscite. Opposition frontbencher Chris Bowen said as long as the debate was focused on marriage equality, it was not dealing with the important matter of indigenous recognition in the constitution. 'We are... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Zuckerman hopes to be judged on ‘bold’ initiativesbe solved. We�ve been bold and out there and our state is the better for it, wh
Zuckerman hopes to be judged on ‘bold’ initiatives
Rutland Herald / Posted 16 hours ago
be solved. We�ve been bold and out there and our state is the better for it, whether it�s the billboard law, whether it�s marriage equality, whether it�s end-of-life choices,� he said. �I think we can continue to be leaders, and we have been. I... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Brandis says plebiscite only way for gay marriagein the parliament rather than a plebiscite. Opposition frontbencher Chris Bowe
Brandis says plebiscite only way for gay marriage
Sky News Australia / Posted 18 hours ago
in the parliament rather than a plebiscite. Opposition frontbencher Chris Bowen said as long as the debate was focused on marriage equality, it was not dealing with the important matter of indigenous recognition in the constitution. 'We are... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Same-sex marriage: George Brandis says plebiscite is 'only way'spokesman Chris Bowen, a supporter of same-sex marriage, said on Sunday he was
Same-sex marriage: George Brandis says plebiscite is 'only way'
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 20 hours ago
spokesman Chris Bowen, a supporter of same-sex marriage, said on Sunday he was concerned that the longer the debate about marriage equality continued, the less time was spent on "progressing the issue of Indigenous recognition [in the... Read more
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The Young Witness
Same-sex marriage: George Brandis says plebiscite is 'only way'spokesman Chris Bowen, a supporter of same-sex marriage, said on Sunday he was
Same-sex marriage: George Brandis says plebiscite is 'only way'
The Young Witness / Posted 20 hours ago
spokesman Chris Bowen, a supporter of same-sex marriage, said on Sunday he was concerned that the longer the debate about marriage equality continued, the less time was spent on "progressing the issue of Indigenous recognition [in the... Read more
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Western Advocate
Same-sex marriage: George Brandis says plebiscite is 'only way'spokesman Chris Bowen, a supporter of same-sex marriage, said on Sunday he was
Same-sex marriage: George Brandis says plebiscite is 'only way'
Western Advocate / Posted 20 hours ago
spokesman Chris Bowen, a supporter of same-sex marriage, said on Sunday he was concerned that the longer the debate about marriage equality continued, the less time was spent on "progressing the issue of Indigenous recognition [in the... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Same-sex marriage: George Brandis says plebiscite is 'only way'spokesman Chris Bowen, a supporter of same-sex marriage, said on Sunday he was
Same-sex marriage: George Brandis says plebiscite is 'only way'
Kiama Independent / Posted 20 hours ago
spokesman Chris Bowen, a supporter of same-sex marriage, said on Sunday he was concerned that the longer the debate about marriage equality continued, the less time was spent on "progressing the issue of Indigenous recognition [in the... Read more
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Manning River Times
Same-sex marriage: George Brandis says plebiscite is 'only way'spokesman Chris Bowen, a supporter of same-sex marriage, said on Sunday he was
Same-sex marriage: George Brandis says plebiscite is 'only way'
Manning River Times / Posted 20 hours ago
spokesman Chris Bowen, a supporter of same-sex marriage, said on Sunday he was concerned that the longer the debate about marriage equality continued, the less time was spent on "progressing the issue of Indigenous recognition [in the... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Same-sex marriage: George Brandis says plebiscite is 'only way'spokesman Chris Bowen, a supporter of same-sex marriage, said on Sunday he was
Same-sex marriage: George Brandis says plebiscite is 'only way'
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 20 hours ago
spokesman Chris Bowen, a supporter of same-sex marriage, said on Sunday he was concerned that the longer the debate about marriage equality continued, the less time was spent on "progressing the issue of Indigenous recognition [in the... Read more
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The North West Star
Same-sex marriage: George Brandis says plebiscite is 'only way'spokesman Chris Bowen, a supporter of same-sex marriage, said on Sunday he was
Same-sex marriage: George Brandis says plebiscite is 'only way'
The North West Star / Posted 20 hours ago
spokesman Chris Bowen, a supporter of same-sex marriage, said on Sunday he was concerned that the longer the debate about marriage equality continued, the less time was spent on "progressing the issue of Indigenous recognition [in the... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Same-sex marriage: George Brandis says plebiscite is 'only way'spokesman Chris Bowen, a supporter of same-sex marriage, said on Sunday he was
Same-sex marriage: George Brandis says plebiscite is 'only way'
Daily Liberal / Posted 21 hours ago
spokesman Chris Bowen, a supporter of same-sex marriage, said on Sunday he was concerned that the longer the debate about marriage equality continued, the less time was spent on "progressing the issue of Indigenous recognition [in the... Read more
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The Border Mail
George Brandis says plebiscite is 'only way'spokesman Chris Bowen, a supporter of same-sex marriage, said on Sunday he was
George Brandis says plebiscite is 'only way'
The Border Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
spokesman Chris Bowen, a supporter of same-sex marriage, said on Sunday he was concerned that the longer the debate about marriage equality continued, the less time was spent on "progressing the issue of Indigenous recognition [in the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Same- George Brandis says plebiscite is 'only way'spokesman Chris Bowen, a supporter of same-sex marriage, said on Sunday he was
Same- George Brandis says plebiscite is 'only way'
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 21 hours ago
spokesman Chris Bowen, a supporter of same-sex marriage, said on Sunday he was concerned that the longer the debate about marriage equality continued, the less time was spent on "progressing the issue of Indigenous recognition [in the... Read more
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The Courier
Same-sex marriage: George Brandis says plebiscite is 'only way'spokesman Chris Bowen, a supporter of same-sex marriage, said on Sunday he was
Same-sex marriage: George Brandis says plebiscite is 'only way'
The Courier / Posted 21 hours ago
spokesman Chris Bowen, a supporter of same-sex marriage, said on Sunday he was concerned that the longer the debate about marriage equality continued, the less time was spent on "progressing the issue of Indigenous recognition [in the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Parliament should decide gay marriage: Bowenthink we're focusing on the wrong way on the wrong issues,' Mr Bowen said. 'Th
Parliament should decide gay marriage: Bowen
Sky News Australia / Posted 23 hours ago
think we're focusing on the wrong way on the wrong issues,' Mr Bowen said. 'The parliament should be deciding marriage equality, the people should be deciding Indigenous recognition in the constitution and while we're having this... Read more
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New Now Next
Archbishop Accused Of Covering Up Child Abuse, Leading Secret Gay Life, Says He's Innocent Victim Of The Gay Agendawas “absolutely and entirely false.” All the allegations against him, he says,
Archbishop Accused Of Covering Up Child Abuse, Leading Secret Gay Life, Says He's Innocent Victim Of The Gay Agenda
New Now Next / Posted yesterday
was “absolutely and entirely false.” All the allegations against him, he says, are simply payback for his opposition to marriage equality. “I believe that the allegations have been made as a personal attack against me due to my unwavering... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Life in regions can be tough for gays30 years ago.'' The debate and arguments against the Bill were just so bigoted
Life in regions can be tough for gays
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
30 years ago.'' The debate and arguments against the Bill were just so bigoted and aggressive compared to what the recent Marriage Equality Bill came up against. "It's hard to explain to people how bad and raw it was,'' he said. "We've come a... Read more
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The Seattle Times
GOP moderate Chris Vance waging low-budget challenge to Patty Murraycitizenship. He has also pledged not to vote for federal laws that would overtu
GOP moderate Chris Vance waging low-budget challenge to Patty Murray
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
citizenship. He has also pledged not to vote for federal laws that would overturn Washington state law on abortion rights, marriage equality and legal marijuana. He has even called Murray a “good, decent, honest person” and “skilled lawmaker.” But... Read more
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Boston Herald
Hillary Clinton picks Tim Kaine as running mateof the Human Rights Campaign, wrote on Twitter that he "bolsters an already his
Hillary Clinton picks Tim Kaine as running mate
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
of the Human Rights Campaign, wrote on Twitter that he "bolsters an already historic campaign" and that Kaine had supported marriage equality and other LGBTQ issues. While initial reaction also talked of how the selection of Kaine was a safe... Read more
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heraldscotland
Hope, hate and hysteria: Donald Trump and the Republican National Conventionwary. “He’s for guns, he’s against gays, he does not like us at all. He’ll stac
Hope, hate and hysteria: Donald Trump and the Republican National Convention
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
wary. “He’s for guns, he’s against gays, he does not like us at all. He’ll stack the Supreme Court and overturn the marriage equality act. Hillary might be a little bit crazy, but she’s not going to take away my rights.” It goes back to the... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Human Rights Campaign on Donald Trump's anti-LGBTQ recordhimself told the audience that he was happy to hear that they cheered his remar
Human Rights Campaign on Donald Trump's anti-LGBTQ record
Arkansas Times / Posted 2 days ago
himself told the audience that he was happy to hear that they cheered his remarks on this topic. 1. Trump Vowed to Rescind Marriage Equality Donald Trump has long opposed nationwide marriage equality, calling himself a “traditional” guy, even... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
SF Jewish Film Festival: The Berkeley Edition. Categorya two-word answer: Evan Wolfson. Founder of the advocacy group Freedom to Marry
SF Jewish Film Festival: The Berkeley Edition. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 2 days ago
a two-word answer: Evan Wolfson. Founder of the advocacy group Freedom to Marry and the acknowledged "godfather" of the marriage equality movement, Wolfson's struggle to bring about justice for millions of gays and lesbians is the heart of this... Read more
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The Atlantic
Do Republicans Think They Can Win?analyst who, as the GOP’s first openly gay delegate had staged an unsuccessful
Do Republicans Think They Can Win?
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
analyst who, as the GOP’s first openly gay delegate had staged an unsuccessful push to include a neutral plank on marriage equality in the party platform. “I do think he can win,” she said. “I learned my lesson by saying he couldn’t win... Read more
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The Hindu
Fear and loathing in ClevelandIt is another matter that Mr. Trump earlier said that he found last year’s epoc
Fear and loathing in Cleveland
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
It is another matter that Mr. Trump earlier said that he found last year’s epochal ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on marriage equality to be “shocking.” The most dramatic policy shift was the watering down his infamous ban on Muslims... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Tim Wilson calls on anti-same-sex marriage MPs to abstain from votesuccessful "yes" campaign and said he feared divisions within the LGBTI communi
Tim Wilson calls on anti-same-sex marriage MPs to abstain from vote
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
successful "yes" campaign and said he feared divisions within the LGBTI community could derail the ultimate goal of marriage equality. "Sometimes opportunities come and we have to take them. And they may not come again for a long time," he... Read more
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The Irish Times
The National Library: online and on the shelveswanted to research what life was like for us all way back in 2016 – say Februar
The National Library: online and on the shelves
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
wanted to research what life was like for us all way back in 2016 – say February’s general election, or even last year’s Marriage Equality referendum, with all their social media feeds in-tow – internet archives will likely be their default... Read more
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Canberra Times
Hunger striker outside Parliament House refuses to give up as he approaches day 30 without foodfor a third party to absolutely determine a relationship was real or not. "It'
Hunger striker outside Parliament House refuses to give up as he approaches day 30 without food
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
for a third party to absolutely determine a relationship was real or not. "It's not just an immigration issue, it's a marriage equality issue," he said. "Are they going to tell me who I can love or who I can't love? Are they going to say who... Read more
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Variety
Donald Trump’s Acceptance Speech Paints Apocalyptic Vision From a B-Moviewith all of the party’s positions, but failed to mention that the RNC platform
Donald Trump’s Acceptance Speech Paints Apocalyptic Vision From a B-Movie
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
with all of the party’s positions, but failed to mention that the RNC platform advocates conversion therapy and opposes marriage equality. Ivanka talked about how female-friendly her father’s company was, but like Melania Trump on Monday, she... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Donald Trump Embraces Gays in Historic Shout-Out at Republican National Conventionit got from the thousands of conservative delegates who are more accustomed to
Donald Trump Embraces Gays in Historic Shout-Out at Republican National Convention
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
it got from the thousands of conservative delegates who are more accustomed to hearing their representatives oppose marriage equality than embrace the gay community. After the crowd roared in approval, Trump added: “I must say, as a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Donald Trump Embraces Gays in Historic Shout-Out at Republican National Conventionit got from the thousands of conservative delegates who are more accustomed to
Donald Trump Embraces Gays in Historic Shout-Out at Republican National Convention
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
it got from the thousands of conservative delegates who are more accustomed to hearing their representatives oppose marriage equality than embrace the gay community. After the crowd roared in approval, Trump added: “I must say, as a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Time to come together on same sex marriage plebiscitetiming of the Indigenous recognition referendum. Progressing the marriage issu
Time to come together on same sex marriage plebiscite
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
timing of the Indigenous recognition referendum. Progressing the marriage issue is complicated by opposition within the marriage equality movement to the plebiscite. Writing in the July issue of the gay street magazine MCV, marriage equality... Read more
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Variety
Peter Thiel to GOP Convention: ‘I’m Proud to Be Gay’problems. Who cares?” Hillary Clinton’s campaign quickly sent out a release no
Peter Thiel to GOP Convention: ‘I’m Proud to Be Gay’
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
problems. Who cares?” Hillary Clinton’s campaign quickly sent out a release noting statements Trump and Pence opposing marriage equality. Four years ago, another GOP LGBT group, GOPProud, had a presence at the convention and even staged an... Read more
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Daily Press
LGBT-owned business and allies network to end discriminationPerry said the expo gives a chance for more businesses to showcase themselves.
LGBT-owned business and allies network to end discrimination
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Perry said the expo gives a chance for more businesses to showcase themselves. "One of the things that has been lost since marriage equality is the need for having more rights in other area of LGBT people's lives, which includes business," Perry... Read more
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Canberra Times
Hunger striker outside Parliament House refuses to give up as he approaches day 30 without foodfor a third party to absolutely determine a relationship was real or not. "It'
Hunger striker outside Parliament House refuses to give up as he approaches day 30 without food
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
for a third party to absolutely determine a relationship was real or not. "It's not just an immigration issue, it's a marriage equality issue," he said. "Are they going to tell me who I can love or who I can't love? Are they going to say who... Read more
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J Weekly
Festival’s day of films, dialogue to ‘repair the world’we need that on so many other fronts: inequality, poverty, LGBTQ. I think all t
Festival’s day of films, dialogue to ‘repair the world’
J Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
we need that on so many other fronts: inequality, poverty, LGBTQ. I think all the issues are related, so we can study the marriage equality struggle for lessons learned, going forward.” Said Leban: “When we scheduled this film, Orlando had not... Read more
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The Advocate
That Awkward Moment When Ted Cruz Is Your Enemy's Enemyhuman being in the world. The Advocate actually named him "Phobie of the Year"
That Awkward Moment When Ted Cruz Is Your Enemy's Enemy
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
human being in the world. The Advocate actually named him "Phobie of the Year" in 2014. Cruz not only wants to overturn marriage equality, he proposed federally invalidating existing same-sex marriages. His explicitly transphobic campaign ran... Read more
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The Advocate
A War Is Raging in Ohio Over LGBT Rightsmost anti-LGBT Platform in the Party’s 162-year history.” So what exactly is l
A War Is Raging in Ohio Over LGBT Rights
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
most anti-LGBT Platform in the Party’s 162-year history.” So what exactly is lurking in the GOP platform? • Even though marriage equality has been the law of the land for more than a year — thanks in part to the courage and determination of... Read more
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Aljazeera
Mike Pence accepts Republican VP nominationthat some said allowed businesses to deny services to gays by invoking religiou
Mike Pence accepts Republican VP nomination
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
that some said allowed businesses to deny services to gays by invoking religious reasons. "Although abortion rights and marriage equality are part of the unambiguous law of the land, Pence represents the politics of permanent reaction and... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Jewish spectrumto a then-obscure Harvard Law School student. Dubbed by the filmmakers "the Mar
Jewish spectrum
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
to a then-obscure Harvard Law School student. Dubbed by the filmmakers "the Marriage Guy," Evan Wolfson doggedly pursued marriage equality even while friends and colleagues were more concerned with HIV/AIDS. Reagan's Supreme Court choice, a... Read more
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The Washington Times
Hillary Clinton’s rapid response hopes to take spotlightlike the time he joined a country club with a history of discriminating against
Hillary Clinton’s rapid response hopes to take spotlight
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
like the time he joined a country club with a history of discriminating against African Americans, or the time he opposed marriage equality, or that time he supported forced ultra sounds for women seeking abortions.” Former U.S. Attorney General... Read more
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Mashable
The Indiana women who are anti-Mike Pence and his '1950s mindset'beliefs to deny someone services or employment. Amy Sandler, a plaintiff in th
The Indiana women who are anti-Mike Pence and his '1950s mindset'
Mashable / Posted 4 days ago
beliefs to deny someone services or employment. Amy Sandler, a plaintiff in the Indiana lawsuit that led to statewide marriage equality in 2014, says that Pence's opposition to same-sex marriage and his support of RFRA partly led to her... Read more
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New Now Next
Caitlyn Jenner Explains Why She's A Republican, Sort OfSupreme Court have overstepped their authority. Of course, such “oversteps” hav
Caitlyn Jenner Explains Why She's A Republican, Sort Of
New Now Next / Posted 4 days ago
Supreme Court have overstepped their authority. Of course, such “oversteps” have benefited the LGBT community greatly—with marriage equality and President Obama’s guidelines ordering states to respect the rights of trans youth. “Im not giving up... Read more
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The Hill
Caitlyn Jenner ribs GOP on bathroom lawsyear shifted even further to the right — with some calling it the most anti-LGB
Caitlyn Jenner ribs GOP on bathroom laws
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
year shifted even further to the right — with some calling it the most anti-LGBT language ever — equality issues including marriage equality are supported by a majority of Republican voters, especially younger ones. "The Republican Party needs to... Read more
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International Business Times
Hillary Clinton is trolling Republican Party on Twitter during its Ohio convention Party's platform adopted at this convention, stating in a press release the pla
Hillary Clinton is trolling Republican Party on Twitter during its Ohio convention
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
Party's platform adopted at this convention, stating in a press release the platform committee had included: "Opposition to marriage equality, nonsense about bathrooms, an endorsement of the debunked psychological practice of 'pray the gay away' –... Read more
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CBC.ca
Amid furor over anti-LGBT platform, the Grand Old Party's having a gay old timehas changed since the last drafting of the platform at the 2012 Republican Nati
Amid furor over anti-LGBT platform, the Grand Old Party's having a gay old time
CBC.ca / Posted 4 days ago
has changed since the last drafting of the platform at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida. For one, marriage equality is now the rule in all 50 states. Meanwhile, public opinion has trended upwards in support of marriage... Read more
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News.com.au
‘I like playing super-fallible idiots’time of great political wealth, we had slavery or we had Jim Crow or we had une
‘I like playing super-fallible idiots’
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
time of great political wealth, we had slavery or we had Jim Crow or we had unequal rights for women. We didn’t really have marriage equality until the last five years. We’ve always been trying to kill each other since day one.” Star Trek Beyond... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Donald Trump’s angry GOP seeks to step backwardthat they are “important to the fabric of this party.” Yes, their day came, in
Donald Trump’s angry GOP seeks to step backward
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
that they are “important to the fabric of this party.” Yes, their day came, in part when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that marriage equality is the law of the land. A majority of the population now believes the issue is settled and that all... Read more
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