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Napolitano: DOMA prohibits action to help bi-national couples

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano continues to say the Obama administration is unable to place on hold marriage-based green card applications for bi-national same-sex couples as long as the Defense of Marriage Act remains on the books.

The Washington Blade
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February 26, 2013
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Gay Ugandan man seeks safe haven in Manitoba

In the photo, a handsome but tired young man stands in the shade of a tree. The vibrant pattern and colours of his dress shirt are faded. He's turned slightly away from the camera, scanning the horizon for danger. It's daylight and he's a gay man in Uganda, afraid of being lynched.

Winnipeg Free Press
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February 26, 2013
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Republicans Sign Brief in Support of Marriage Equality

Dozens of prominent Republicans...have signed a legal brief arguing that gay people have a constitutional right to marry, a position that amounts to a direct challenge to Speaker John A. Boehner and reflects the civil war in the party since the November election.

The New York Times
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February 26, 2013
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