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Ten TV Shows That Helped Shape National Attitudes on Same-Sex Couples and Marriage Equality

May 9, 2012
Much like President Obama's own position, the latest polls show the country on a whole continues to progressively evolve in its recognition of same-sex relationships, and as Vice President Joe Biden himself has admitted, television programs and popular culture can take quite a bit of the credit.Read More

 
May 9, 2012

Ellen Commends President Obama's Announcement in Support of Marriage Equality

Ellen DeGeneres today on her talk show thanked President Obama for his support of marriage equality. Read More

 
May 9, 2012

Religion News Summary Highlights for May 9, 2012

Yesterday, residents of North Carolina voted in favor of Amendment One, a proposed amendment to the state constitution that would ban any form of marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples as well as not recognize unions other than married couples.

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California legislators urge Scouts to be more inclusive

California lawmakers on Tuesday nixed a resolution that would honor the Boy Scouts, instead opting for a measure pushing the org to adopt more LGBT-friendly policies.

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May 9, 2012

Daytime Emmy Awards: a Look at the Inclusive Nominees

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today the nominees for the 39th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards.

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Video: In historic move, President Obama announces support of marriage equality

In a historic move, President Barack Obama announced his support for full marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples today.Read More