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October 18, 2013

Supporters of marriage equality unite outside Detroit's federal courthouse

Marriage equality supporters seized the opportunity to make clear their desire to see marriage equality come to Michi

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October 18, 2013

Oregon will respect LGBT marriages from other states

In 2004 Oregon's constitution was amended to deny marriage equality to LGBT couples.

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October 18, 2013

Portland Trailblazers first NBA team to endorse marriage equality

The Portland Trailblazersr took their team name to another level by aligning themselves with Oregon United For Marriage and supporting marriage equality.

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October 18, 2013

Asbury Park issues marriage licenses defying NJ health department

New Jersey's health department sent emails to municipal clerks directing them not to issue marriage licenses to same-

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October 17, 2013

The faithful purple spirit on #SpiritDay

A great number of faith based organizations went purple today for Spirit Day to show their opposition to bullying and support for LGBT youth. They have shaded their websites purple and are displaying photographs of Spirit Day participants.

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Conservative media ignores facts to "report" on false story of harassment by transgender student

FOX News, continuing its long history of anti-trans media coverage, is promoting a false story about a transgender high school student in Colorado who was allegedly harassing her peers.
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October 16, 2013

North Dakota unveils marriage inequality tax documents

After The Supreme Court of The United States declared the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional, the Internal Revenue Service announced that it would allow same-sex couples to file as a married couple if they were married in a state that allows it, even if they live in a state that doesn't

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Colorado trans woman denied free breast cancer screening by state-run program

A woman in Colorado has filed a lawsuit after being denied access to a free breast cancer screenings by Women's Wellness Connection, a state-run healthcare program, simply because she is transgender.

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The American Family Association agenda in its founder's own words

When the American Family Association protests the label as an anti-LGBT organization, it should look to its own founder and its basic principles to see why that label fits so well.

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