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Gay Jewish couple featured in Jewish news outlet despite previous backlash

In the spirit of increasing acceptance and inclusiveness, a prominent Jewish outlet, The Jewish Week, recently sought to feature a gay Jewish couple's wedding announcement, despite previous backlash from the Orthodox community.

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June 14, 2013

Caterpillar suspends money to BSA over lack of gay leadership

Caterpillar Inc. has announced that it will suspend any donations to the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) because of the organization's discriminating policy against gay adults. The heavy equipment manufacturer says the move wasn't a direct result of the recent vote by the organization to allow gay youth but continue their ban on gay leaders, rather it was a result of discussions within the company following a donation request by the BSA for $25,00 in funds.

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What to Watch Weekend 6/14-16: True Blood is back!

This weekend catch the season premiere of True Blood and season finale of Nurse Jackie; plus all new episodes of Randy to the Rescue, HGTV Design Star and The Killing.

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United Methodists could rescue Scout troops after Southern Baptists kick them out

Two denominations have very different views on a the Boy Scouts of America's vote on dropping the gay Scout ban. While the Southern Baptists may be abandoning the program, the United Methodist Church is ready to step up.

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Damn These Heels! LGBT Film Festival celebrates 10th anniversary with expanded programming, new award

he 10th Annual Damn These Heels! (DTH!) LGBT Film Festival in Salt Lake City, hosted by the Utah Film Center, will kick off at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center on Friday, July 12 and run through the weekend. Tickets go on sale tomorrow, June 14.

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LGBT Dreamers Join President Obama at Pride Reception

Today, four LGBT DREAMers, who were recently granted work permits under the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, attended a White House reception in honor of Pride month.

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