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'The Hill' runs FRC's opinion, helps push factually inaccurate smears

Whenever you hear that Cathy Ruse and Peter Sprigg have managed to place a commentary in a mainstream news outlet like The Hill, you know it's going to be a biased piece that seeks to say whatever it can to justify the obviously anti-LGBT stance that is ingrained within the commentators.

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In Kentucky, one United Way stops funding Boy Scouts as another considers withdrawing

The United Way of the Bluegrass will not make its usual $96,000 donation to the Boy Scouts of America's Blue Grass Council this year due to the Scouts' continued ban on gay adults, it was reported this week.

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October 24, 2013

Michigan Governor side steps questions on expanding LGBT equality

When Michigan Governor Rick Snyder was asked "are you ready to expand state civil rights to include gays?", the governor dodged the question. When a follow up question was asked, Gov. Snyder "chuckled".

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North Carolina Moral Mondays founder to speak on "Jim Crow 2.0"

The Reverend Dr. William Barber II, voting rights and LGBT equality advocate, will be delivering an address, entitled "Disappearing Civil Rights: The Rise of Jim Crow 2.0," at Andover Newton Theological School in Boston on Tuesday, November 5.

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What's next for the movement? Hangout with GLAAD, Google+, BuzzFeed, & more to discuss

GLAAD and Google+ will be hosting a Hangout this week to discuss the recent win for marriage equality in New Jersey and what it means for the LGBT movement.

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October 24, 2013

LAPD makes second arrest in Hollywood Blvd attack of transgender woman

The Los Angeles Police Department has made a second arrest in the brutal attack of a transgender woman on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

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Thomas Roberts speaks to the Advocate about hosting the Miss Universe Pageant in Moscow

Thomas Roberts, an openly gay married man, will be hosting this year's Miss Universe Pageant in Moscow. This comes at a time when the Russian government has passed or is considering some stringent anti-LGBT laws.

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October 23, 2013

Jack Mackenroth launches "HIV Equal" visibility, testing and anti-stigma HIV/AIDS campaign

Designer and Project Runway alum Jack Mackenroth, in conjunction with World Health Clinicians and photographer Thomas Evans, is launching a multimedia campaign titled "HIV Equal" to reduce the stigma around HIV/AIDS and encourage testing.

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