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GOP chairman urges tolerance for views on gay marriage

The GOP platform leaves no doubt about its absolute opposition to same-sex marriage, but Republican National Chairman Reince Priebus says the party needs to welcome those with other views on a combustible issue that will be considered by the Supreme Court today.

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March 26, 2013
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Republicans Play Catch-Up on Marriage Equality

On no other public policy issue have attitudes have changed as rapidly as on gay marriage, and Karl Rove, the man George W. Bush dubbed “the architect” of his reelection, epitomizes the shift in the Republican Party.

The Daily Beast
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March 26, 2013
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The New Normal takes on Boy Scouts' ban: "Change is coming"

Tomorrow night's episode of NBC's GLAAD Media Award-nominated comedy The New Normal will see former Eagle Scout David (Justin Bartha) and his fiancée Bryan (Andrew Rannells) taking on the Boy Scouts of America's ban on gay scouts and scout leaders.

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March 25, 2013

Perkins and Bauer say polls are 'skewed' - and they're right

Anti-gay activists Gary Bauer and Tony Perkins are now claiming that the recent poll showing 58% of Americans supporting marriage equality is "skewed." So let's examine where they're coming from, and why they might see it that way?
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March 25, 2013

Los Angeles Rallies for Marriage Equality

On Sunday, March 24, the LGBT community gathered on the west steps of the Los Angeles City Hall for a candlelight vigil in support of marriage equality. Gay and lesbian couples and families told their personal stories of love and commitment as the Supreme Court gets ready to hear testimonies in the 'Defense of Marriage Act' (DOMA) and Proposition 8 cases this week.
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