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Openly Gay, and Openly Welcomed in Congress

When Mark Takano ran unsuccessfully for Congress twice in the early 1990s, his opponents tried to smear him as a “homosexual liberal” and a “nutzoid.”

The New York Times
January 28, 2013

Anti-gay legal briefs ‘mischaracterized’ parenting study

Attorneys who submitted anti-gay briefs to the Supreme Court in favor of Proposition 8 and DOMA are continuing the mischaracterization of a 2002 study on child development to suggest same-sex parents are less fit than opposite-sex parents, according to the non-profit that produced the study.

The Washington Blade
January 25, 2013


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