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July 29, 2013

Betty Crocker toasts marriage equality with wedding cake tasting

Same-sex couples marrying on August 1st taste-test cakes at the Betty Crocker Kitchens for their wedding ceremonies.

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July 29, 2013

Pope Francis brushes aside anti-gay past, claims no judgment against gay people

During a Monday press conference, Pope Francis responded to questions about a reported "gay lobby" within the Vatican.

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Iowa: Same-Sex Couple Confused After State Lists One Parent On Birth Certificate

A birth certificate listing only one parent has left an Iowa City same-sex couple confused. Last week Lindsey Clark and Joanne Abbas received a birth certificate for their second child, Thea. The certificate lists only Joanne as a parent, despite a May Iowa Supreme Court ruling, which states both same-sex parents should be allowed to put their names on a newborn’s birth certificate.

July 29, 2013


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