Posts by Nicholas Coppola

Minneapolis mayor to marry lesbian couple, confronting South Dakota's ban on marriage equality

April 25, 2014

Nancy Robrahn and Jennie Rosenkranz have been together for 27 years, have 4 children together, live in South Dakota and want to marry.

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April 24, 2014

Video: HIV negative gay men share their stories

Mark S. King created a 10 minute video of four HIV negative gay men and their personal feelings and views and feelings when it comes to HIV and “create a short film about their lives and attitudes.“

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April 24, 2014

South Carolina town rallies to block mayor's firing of lesbian police chief

Crystal Moore was fired from her job this week as the police chief for Latta S.C. Considering a 20-year career with the department along with a perfect record, Crystal along with many others in the town believe the town's new mayor fired her simply because she is a lesbian.

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April 24, 2014

Texas judge upholds the unconstitutionality of state's marriage equality ban

A state judge has reinforced a federal ruling that Texas' ban on marriage equality is unconstitutional.

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April 23, 2014

Crucial issues in HIV/AIDS overlooked by cable evening news

Despite significant progress and set-backs in the treatment of the HIV/AIDS, reporting on these stories have been sparse at best by Cable Evening News.

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April 22, 2014

Oregon mother sentenced to life for killing her toddler she thought was gay

Jessica Dutro was sentenced to life in prison for the 2013 murder of her 4 year old son Zachary because she thought he might be gay.

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April 21, 2014

Prop 8 defense lawyer's marriage equality views "evolving"

Attorney Charles Cooper defended California’s Prop 8 that banned Marriage Equality. It was during his defending argument before The Supreme Court that he learned his step-daughter Ashley was a lesbian. He is now helping with the plans for Ashley’s wedding to the woman she loves.

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April 21, 2014

HIV positive Florida man removed from basketball league, in the middle of a game

Dakota Basinger is a 21-year-old man who was recently diagnosed with HIV. Last week, in the middle of his team’s playoff basket ball game, he was removed from the game by a referee who told him he would no longer be able to play for the league because he was HIV positive.

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