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Another step forward: NJ bans harmful "conversion therapy" for minors

New Jersey becomes the second state in the country to outlaw so called "conversion therapy" for minors. Today, New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie, will sign the bill that passed the New Jersey state legislature. New Jersey joins California as the only two states that bans the harmful practices for minors.

Yelena Isinbayeva attempts to clarify comments on Russia's anti-gay law

Russian athlete blames poor English for controversy, pole vaulter insists she is opposed to sex discrimination. '"English is not my first language and I think I may have been misunderstood," says Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva after her controversial remarks at the world championships in Moscow.

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August 16, 2013
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Out NBA star Jason Collins reaches out to WWE Superstar Darren Young; other athletes tweet support

Darren Young, WWE Superstar, spoke out about being gay yesterday to TMZ while waiting for his luggage at LAX. This morning Young appeared on the Today show with Matt Lauer where we spoke about the positive reaction he has received, including advice from Jason Collins, who made history earlier this year as the first out gay active male pro athlete in one of America's major leagues.

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