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The Advocate published a Valentine's Day op-ed that featured a bi-national same-sex couple, one of 35,000 in the US, who constantly fear being ripped apart by DOMA.
"This year, Scout and I are celebrating our first Valentine’s Day together as a legally married couple. It took us our whole lives to get here."
The group of Sullivan High School parents, teachers, and students lobbying for a straight-only prom have couched their anti-LGBT position in religious language, stating "We want to make the public see that we love the homosexuals, but we don't think it's right nor should it be accepted." Many religious leaders, however, have rejected the group's claims that LGBT people are "wrong" and that they should have a straight-only prom.
A group of parents and students at an Indiana high school is leading an anti-gay initiative to create a separate prom that bans gay students.
Jeanne Manford, the late founder of PFLAG, will be honored posthumously with the 2012 Presidential Citizens Medal at a White House ceremony on February 15.
Quinnipiac University released a poll indicating that a majority of Americans believe that the Boy Scouts of America should drop their ban on openly gay members.
A Le Grande, Oregon teenager died on Sunday at a Portland hospital after being taken off life support following an apparent suicide attempt.