Posts by Nicholas Coppola

Marriage equality victories in 2013

December 24, 2013

2013 has been an incredible year for marriage equality.

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December 20, 2013

Catholic school students protest gay vice-principal's dismissal

Hundreds of students from Eastside Catholic High School in Washington staged a protest in support of vice principal Mark Zmuda who was dismissed for marrying the man he loves.

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December 20, 2013

Rev. Frank Schaefer defrocked for blessing his gay son's marriage

United Methodist minister Rev. Frank Schaefer was defrocked on Thursday for presiding at his son’s wedding to the man he loves.

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December 19, 2013

Bishop Peggy Johnson: United Methodist Church laws are discriminatory against LGBT people

Bishop Peggy Johnson of Eastern Pennsylvania responded to a petition she received from the "clergy of the Philadelphia Episcopal area who stand in support of all LGBT members within the world-wide United Methodist Church." In Bishop Johnson's resp

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December 18, 2013

Pope Francis removes anti-LGBT cardinal from Vatican panel

Pope Francis has removed Cardinal Raymond Burke, the former archbishop of St. Louis, and one of the more outspoken opponents of LGBT equality, as a member of the Congregation of Bishops.

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December 16, 2013

French president added to the growing list of world leaders boycotting Sochi Olympics

French President François Hollande adds his name to the growing list of world leaders boycotting the Sochi Olympics.

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December 12, 2013

European Union Commissioner joins German President in boycotting Sochi Olympics

European Union Commissioner Viviane Reding has joined Germen President Joachim Gauck in there public boycott of the Sochi Winter Olympics.

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December 6, 2013

Boehner: GOP should support gay candidates

Speaker John Boehner was asked if the Republican party should endorse openly gay candidates. He responded with a simple "I do".

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