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Anti-Gay NC State Senator Dies at 74

North Carolina state Senator James Forrester, a physician and social conservative, died on Monday in Gastonia, NC, just weeks after leading a successful fight to put a constitutional ban on marriage equality on the North Carolina ballot next ...

Associated Press
October 31, 2011

Pro-LGBT Billboard Initiative a Go after Some Opposition

Days after the Holland City Council refused to expand its anti-discrimination ordinance to include sexual orientation and the Lansing city council members unanimously opposed a measure that would dissolve numerous anti-discrimination laws in the state, Michigan advocates are speaking out about CBS Outdoor and its initial refusal to run a pro-LGBT billboard campaign.


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