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Long Beach LGBT-affirming church makes sure HIV-AIDS patients can eat

Margo Martinez says the volunteers at the AIDS Food Store of Long Beach were "given a gift" to help individuals with HIV or AIDS. For 27 years, the AIDS Food Store, which is located at Christ Chapel of Long Beach, has operated a free weekly or bi-monthly food distribution.

The Long Beach Press-Telegram
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December 17, 2012
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Supreme Court Sets Schedule For Lesbian Widow's DOMA Challenge

The Supreme Court has set a schedule for one of the key cases in its docket for next year, requesting the first filings in a lesbian widow's challenge to the Defense of Marriage act for the day after President Obama's inauguration.

BuzzFeed Politics
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December 17, 2012
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Scalia’s Son: Don’t Label Kids ‘Gay’ Or It’s Harder To Condemn Them

Insights into Scalia’s understanding of homosexuality (or lack thereof) can perhaps be found through his son, Rev. Paul Scalia, a Catholic priest in Arlington, Virginia. The younger Scalia has worked with the Church’s Courage ministry, which promotes “chastity” for gay Catholics using principles from ex-gay therapy.

Think Progress LGBT
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December 17, 2012
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