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Muslims work for LGBT support and acceptance

February 20, 2013

Many Arab-Americans from conservative backgrounds struggle with coming out or supporting LGBT equality.

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Latino Health Organization BIENESTAR Launches Campaign to Eradicate Homophobia

Southern-California based Latino health and social services organization BIENESTAR has launched its latest public education campaign to promote acceptance and support and eradicate homophobia.Read More

Polls Show Majority Against DOMA, Support Marriage Equality

As the Supreme Court prepares to weigh in on the so-called "Defense of Marriage" Act (DOMA) and the anti-gay Proposition 8, polls continue to show the widespread support for marriage equality in the United States.

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WATCH: Quarterback Comes Out on USA's 'Necessary Roughness'

The Necessary Roughness two-episode storyline about a top NFL quarterback coming out concludes tonight in the season finale, airing at 10:00 p.m. on the USA Network. Read More

 
February 20, 2013

Religion News Summary: Ash Wednesday, Preachers' Kids, and LGBT Catholics

This week's religion news summary has a couple tear-jerking stories: a minister tells his gay son that he's thankful to be his father, and the Presbyterian church imposes ashes on the foreheads of people who feel unwelcome in the church.

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