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Video: CNBC's Joe Kernen to Cantor: Don't Oppose Gay Marriage

During an interview on CNBC's Squawk Box host Joe Kernen challenged GOP House Majority Leader Eric Cantor on his opposition to marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples. Kernen pointed out the Republican Party's lack of alignment as an increasing number of conservative voters support equality for gay and lesbian people.Read More

Indigo Girls Speak Out About Anti-Trans Policy at Michigan Womyn's Music Festival

A new Change.org petition has been launched calling on the Indigo Girls and other performers at the 2013 Michigan Womyn's Music Festival to pull out and boycott the festival until they adopt a policy that would allow transgender women to attend.

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April 5, 2013

Religion News Summary: Supreme Court, Rainbow House, and Nicholas Coppola

This week's religion news summary includes Bishop Timothy Dolan's statement about LGBT inclusion--along with stories of LGBT Catholics who have experienced exclusion. A rainbow house across from the Westboro Baptist Church caused a media stir, and the SCOTUS cases drew the support of faith leaders from across the country.

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GLAAD to Media: Tell the Story of Anti-Transgender Violence Correctly

Two instances of anti-transgender murders occurred in Orlando, Florida and Baltimore, Maryland over the last 24 hours. Both were transgender women of color. And when the media doesn't tell their story correctly, it perpetuates misleading stereotypes about transgender people.Read More

Pernetti Out as Rutgers Athletic Director

Tim Pernetti hands in his letter of resignation after video of basketball Coach Mike Rice shouting anti-gay slurs at players goes viral.Read More

Former Ravens Linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo Claims up to 4 NFL Players May Come Out at the Same Time

Brendon Ayanbadejo is currently discussing the possibility for multiple NFL athletes to come out at the same time in an effort to distribute the pressure among the players.Read More