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Guiding Gay Evangelicals Out of the Campus Closet

In the DC Comics universe, Kate Kane is a lesbian who dons a mask to fight crime as Batwoman. In the real universe, Kate Kane is the pseudonym of a bisexual woman in her 20s who this year helped found QueerPHC, a blog for gay, lesbian and otherwise unstraight students and alumni of a conservative Christian college.

The New York Times
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December 26, 2012

Young, Gay and Homeless

Daniel Browne: "Christmas is almost here, and many of us are looking forward to spending time with our loved ones. But there are some people who don't have that to look forward to. That is because they are homeless. Being homeless is one of the worst things can happen to someone."

Gay Voices (The Huffington Post)
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December 21, 2012
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Moon crash site named for Sally Ride

NASA announced this week the site where two satellites studying the moon were intentionally crashed to study the moon’s interior would be named for the late Sally Ride.

The Washington Blade
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December 21, 2012
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Vatican newspaper compares marriage equality to communism

Faced with recent setbacks in the United States and in Europe, the Catholic Church has intensified its increasingly uphill battle against gay marriage. The latest salvo came on Monday (Dec. 17), with a front-page article in the Vatican’s semiofficial newspaper, L’Osservatore Romano.

Religion News Service
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December 21, 2012

Pope takes anti-gay marriage stance to new level

The pope took his opposition to gay marriage to new heights Friday, denouncing what he described as people manipulating their God-given gender to suit their sexual choices — and destroying the very “essence of the human creature” in the process.

Associated Press
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December 21, 2012

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