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VIDEO: Pennsylvania attorney general will not defend state ban on same-sex couples' marriages

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane will not defend the state’s ban on same-sex couples marrying, challenged in a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday.

Following the Supreme Court’s decision on June 26 striking down the definition of marriage in the Defense of Marriage Act that excluded gay couples from federal recognition, Kane Thursday said, “I cannot ethically defend the constitutionality of Pennsylvania’s version of DOMA. I believe it to be wholly unconstitutional.”

BuzzFeed
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July 11, 2013

Trans woman, 24, stabbed to death in Turkey

A 24-year-old trans woman was stabbed to death in her own home in Turkey last night (9 July). Dora Oezer, she was found dead by her housemate in the western seaside province of Kusadasi.

Gay Star News
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July 11, 2013
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Identity Crisis: Changing Legal Documents No Easy Task for Transgender Individuals

Cecilia Gentili couldn’t stand the looks on their faces. The looks waiting room patients would give her when a nurse called a man’s name and she stood up instead. The looks nurses would give her when they said they were looking for someone else. The looks she’d get at the bank when she tried to open an account.

TIME Magazine Online
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July 10, 2013

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