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Thai Transgender Community Finds its Voice

In recent days, Thailand’s transgender community has surfaced in media reports, covering topics ranging from an offensive IKEA advertisement to a political campaign aimed at the untapped “kathoey” (male-to-female) voting bloc.

The Diplomat
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February 20, 2013
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Marriage equality group to launch new ad campaign

A pro-gay marriage group is set to launch a $1 million media campaign in support of same-sex nuptials, with full-page ads in several major newspapers and a television spot featuring President Barack Obama, former first lady Laura Bush and former Vice ,President Dick Cheney.

Politico
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February 20, 2013
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59 percent of Americans oppose DOMA: poll

Fifty-nine percent of the American public say they oppose Section 3 of the anti-gay Defense of Marriage Act after being told it prohibits the federal government from offering benefits to legally married same-sex couples.

The Washington Blade
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February 19, 2013
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With No Shortcut to a Green Card, Gay Couples Leave U.S.

Not long ago, Brandon Perlberg had a growing law practice and a Manhattan apartment he shared with his partner, who is British. They hosted themed dinner parties and wine tastings for a wide circle of friends.

The New York Times
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February 19, 2013
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