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Gay Spouses of Members of Military Get Benefits

The Defense Department announced Wednesday that it would begin offering benefits to the same-sex spouses of military personnel and other employees by early September, in response to the Supreme Court decision that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act.

The New York Times
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August 15, 2013
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Canada to welcome gay Russian refugees

Canada’s refugee board is likely to look favourably on claims of persecution by gay asylum-seekers from Russia, the Immigration Minister says.

The Globe and Mail
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August 15, 2013
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Gay Marriage Shows States Luring Discriminated Couples

Hans Bernhard and Mitch Null say they may leave North Carolina -- taking their daughter, their jobs as a veterinarian and an information technology business operations manager at Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) and the tax revenue from their properties.

Bloomberg
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August 14, 2013
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