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Gay head priest shows how far Canadian military has come

In his new job as head chaplain in the military, Brig.-Gen. John Fletcher will be overseeing the religious needs of Canada’s troops, shoring up what the Defence Department calls its chaplaincy’s “inclusive, welcoming culture.”

The Star
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September 17, 2013
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Washington Blade, Buzzfeed, join White House press pool

The White House Correspondents Association has invited three publications to join the in-house print pool: BuzzFeed, The Guardian, and The Washington Blade, an LGBT newspaper. WHCA president Steve Thomma welcomed the three news organizations to the in-town pool on Monday.

The news is a boon for all three news organizations: BuzzFeed, which only got into the political news game in Jan. 2012; The Guardian, whose U.S. audience is primarily digital; and The Blade, which will be the first LGBT outlet to join the pool.

Politico
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September 17, 2013
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