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MLS Players In Poll Overwhelmingly Fine With Gay Teammate

The reaction to the coming out for former Major League Soccer player Robbie Rogers has been all positive. Further evidence of this happened when Sports Illustrated soccer writer Grant Wahl did a survey of 18 players on a variety of league issues.

Out Sports
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March 11, 2013
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Gay rights pioneers revel in progress of gay marriage

They are in their mid-60s now — about the average age of a Supreme Court justice. But in 1969, at a seedy Greenwich Village bar called the Stonewall Inn, they were rebellious gays and lesbians who lit a fuse that has burned ever since — and is about to reach the nation's highest court.

USA TODAY
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March 11, 2013
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Gay couples could see windfalls if court kills DOMA

For Mina Meyer and Sharon Raphael, two women in their 70s who fell in love more than four decades ago and have been married for more than four years, the U.S. Supreme Court's pending consideration of a law that prohibits the federal government from recognizing unions like theirs is about more than civil rights.

Associated Press
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March 11, 2013
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