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Ugandan LGBT Leader: 'Kill The Gays' Bill Could Die Tomorrow

On a conference call hosted by the Center for Constitutional Rights today, Ugandan LGBT activist Frank Mugisha said the country's so-called Kill The Gays Bill could die a procedural death as early as tomorrow.

The Advocate
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December 13, 2012
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Rick Warren, is that all the courage you can muster?

Tutu is using his prophetic voice to try to save the lives and livelihoods of LGBT people in Uganda (as well as their friends and families) by appealing to the Ugandan people to not commit such atrocities against their own citizens. Rick Warren, on the other hand, sent a 102-character tweet reminding us that he opposed this bill three years ago, and linking to the 2009 video he made...In Paul’s letter to Timothy, he reminded his young disciple that God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power and love and self-discipline.

Religion Dispatches
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December 13, 2012

Baldwin assigned to key Senate panels for LGBT issues

Senator-elect Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin has landed seats on Senate committees that may address key issues that persist for the LGBT community in the coming Congress, including employment discrimination and school bullying.

Washington Blade
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December 13, 2012
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Scotland unveils draft marriage equality bill

The Scottish government launched the ‘Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill’, which will introduce marriage equality, yesterday (12 December) alongside a 14-week consultation on its implementation.

Gay Star News
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December 13, 2012
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Frank Bruni: Examining the Support for Marriage Equality

Third Way, the centrist Democratic think thank, is about to release a report based on polling from Washington State, which was one of the three states, along with Maine and Maryland, where a majority of voters approved same-sex marriage in Election Day referendums.

The New York Times
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December 13, 2012
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