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Uganda may take up "Kill the Gays" bill this week

According to today’s Order Paper for the Uganda Parliament, the “Kill The Gays” bill is first up on “Business to Follow,” meaning that it could come up as soon as days, if not hours, from now.

ThinkProgress
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December 4, 2012
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Marriage equality gets seal of approval from France's first lady

Valerie Trierweiler, the girlfriend of French President Francois Hollande, has given plans to legalise gay marriage with her personal seal of approval by announcing she will be a witness at one of the first ceremonies.

Agence France-Presse
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December 4, 2012
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Barney Frank on coming out in Congress

One of the first openly gay congressmen reveals to The Posts’s Ed O’Keefe what it was like to come out to colleagues in our exit interview with Rep. Barney Frank.

The Washington Post
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December 4, 2012
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Barney Frank charted path for other openly gay lawmakers

The story of how Barney Frank became the nation’s first openly gay member of Congress pretty much begins with a double date on New Year’s Eve in Egypt in 1982. Frank traveled with Sen. Thomas R. Carper (D-Del.), who was then a House colleague and not yet married.

The Washington Post
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December 4, 2012
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