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Toys R Us to stop gender biased marketing in the UK

The toy store has bowed to pressure from campaign group Let Toys Be Toys to stop promoting toys as gender specific over concerns about the impact this has on children when they are growing up and developing their personalities.

The Telegraph
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September 11, 2013
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Gay Marine Received Pride Flag From His Unit As Going Away Gift

As the saying goes “a picture is worth a thousand words.” Rarely has that adage been as true as when unnamed Marine posted the above photo on Reddit with a note that read: ”Today’s my unofficial last day as a Marine. This is what my unit gave me to say goodbye.”

Queerty
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September 11, 2013
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NOM Rapidly Becoming An All-Purpose Anti-LGBT Organization

NOM's leadership is rapidly shedding any pretense of being focused only on the battle over marriage equality, championing junk "ex-gay" therapy, dabbling in transphobia, promoting an anti-gay alternative to the Boy Scouts, and condemning anti-discrimination laws.

Equality Matters
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September 10, 2013
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Russian LGBT Journalist Promises to Out Closeted Lawmakers

Elena Kostyuchenko is gathering information on closeted Russian lawmakers, with the intent to publish the information if those deputies vote for a proposed law that would remove children from the homes of gay and lesbian parents.

The Advocate
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September 9, 2013
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