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The 5 Ways Marriage Equality Can Win at the Supreme Court

Soon, the Supreme Court will hand down hotly anticipated verdicts on two cases related to gay marriage: a challenge to the Defense of Marriage Act, which denies federal marriage benefits to same-sex couples legally married in their states, and a challenge to California's Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriage in that state based on a November 2008 ballot initiative.

The Atlantic
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June 20, 2013
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Bush aide now promotes marriage equality

As the Supreme Court prepares to announce a landmark ruling on gay marriage, the issue has already transformed American politics -- including the life of a prominent Republican strategist who helped elect President George W. Bush.

USA TODAY
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June 20, 2013
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Closing time: "Ex-gay" group realizes they're wrong

The leadership of Exodus International has announced that they are shutting their doors after 3 decades of practicing so-called ‘ex-gay’ ministry. According to a statement on the group’s web site, the board of directors was finding ‘ex-gay’ work more and more difficult, given their anti-gay words and actions.

LGBT groups slam immigration bill for boosting border security

A group of LGBT advocacy organizations blasted lawmakers in a joint statement to The Raw Story on Wednesday for considering emphasizing increased security along the border between the U.S. and Mexico a pre-requisite to speeding the citizenship process for undocumented immigrants already in the country.

Raw Story
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June 19, 2013

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