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Future Parades Would Have To Allow Gay-Related Groups

Chris Seelbach says he and a majority of council members signed one that would require organizers of any parades that take city money to adhere to the city’s anti-discrimination policy. The city’s Human Rights Ordinance includes protection for gay people. This came up last week when the organizers of the St. Patrick’s Day parade refused to let GLSEN (Gay Lesbian & Straight Education Network), which works to educate against bullying gay kids in school, to walk in the parade. That prompted most council members to pull out of the parade.
Cincinnati.com
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March 22, 2013

BREAKING: New Mexico Lawsuit for Marriage Equality

Two New Mexico couples have filed a lawsuit in Albuquerque’s district court after they applied for and were denied marriage licenses, claiming that the New Mexico marriage statutes and New Mexico Constitution do not bar same-sex couples from marrying, and therefore the State of New Mexico should issue civil marriage licenses to any same-sex couple who applies for one.

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