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Ex-NFL player Kwame Harris comes out as gay in CNN interview

Former professional football player Kwame Harris acknowledges that he is gay on CNN Newsroom. His interview reflects the hardships faced by an NFL player who identifies as gay and begs the question of what will need to happen for an active NFL player to feel comfortable coming out. In the interview with Coy Wire, Harris discussed whether he thought about coming out in the NFL, the implications that would have entailed, and what it was like to be a closeted professional athlete.

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BSA Ban doesn't just prevent LGBT scouts and leaders but sponsors as well

The BSA has denied the application for a boy scout troop that would have had all straight members but been sponsored by the Utah Pride Center.

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LGBT Community: Come #Out4Citizenship to Support Undocumented Immigrants

To continue the momentum that many LGBT documented immigrant activists created, today the Center for American Progress launched out4citizenship.org to increase support among the LGBT community and its allies for a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.

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April 2, 2013

HHS drops 'public comment' process on medicare/medicaid covering transgender healthcare

The Health and Human Services Department has decided to forgo the public comment process, and instead rely on a panel of experts to determine whether to lift its 32 year-old policy against covering Sex Reassignment Surgery (SRS) in its Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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Harry Jackson's 'religious freedom': Converting his fellow 'Face The Nation' panelists

This past Easter Sunday, anti-LGBT Harry Jackson appeared on CBS News' highly respected Face The Nation program. While he played perfectly nice while the mainstream media cameras rolled, Harry went back to his home church and conveyed his true intent. Namely: His desire to "convert" those who believe differently than himself.Read More

What to Watch Tuesday 4/2: The New Normal back-to-back episodes, season finale

Tonight catch back-to-back episodes of The New Normal, ending in the season finale. Plus an all new episode of Splash.

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