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Openly Gay Fighter Orlando Cruz Heads Back Into Ring on Friday

Orlando Cruz, the first fighter in the history of the sport to come out during the height of his career,

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March 13, 2013

Openly Gay Man Named New Leader of Jewish Reconstructionist Movement

Rabbi Jason Klein was elected the new leader of the Reconstructionist Movement, a progressive Jewish community. Rabbi Klein is the first openly gay man to head a national rabbinic association in the United States.

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How DOMA Hurts the Military

On March 26 the U.S. Supreme Court will consider the discriminatory "Defense of Marriage Act" (DOMA). DOMA unfairly denies federal protections—like Social Security, veterans’ benefits, health insurance and retirement savings—to committed same-sex couples who are legally married in their own states. But as Outserve - SLDN Executive Director, Allyson Robinson, explained, the harms of DOMA also reach military members and their families.

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What to Watch Wednesday 3/13: Catch a new 'Southland'

Tonight catch all new episodes of Survivor: Caramoan and Southland.

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LGBT-Inclusive Films at Tribeca Film Festival: World Premiere of 'Bridegroom'

The lineup for the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival was released this week and the roster includes several LGBT-inclusive films, including the world premiere of Bridegroom.Read More

Thousands are United for Marriage in advance of Supreme Court Hearings on DOMA and Prop 8

In just two weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider two cases about the freedom to marry. On March 26 & 27, thousands of people will gather in Washington, DC, for a rally outside of the Supreme Court at 8:30am. You can be one of them!

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