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Elton John Applauds Andrew Cuomo

During an event for the Elton John AIDS Foundation on Wednesday, John praised New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and thanked him for "taking a stand in New York and making the dream of marriage equality a reality in the state."

Associated Press
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October 28, 2011
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Teacher With Anti-Gay Posts Claims He Was Hacked

Joplin High School teacher Jim Whitney this week was cleared of charges that he made anti-gay comments on Facebook. Joplin Superintendent Doctor CJ Huff claims Whitney's account was hacked and said, "It's unfortunate when you're dealing with social media and dealing with technology and the potential for people to get on to other people's accounts and say things that shouldn't be said."

KZRG
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October 28, 2011
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NY's Gillibrand Leads Way on LGBT-Inclusive Adoption Reform

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) has been advocating for the Every Child Deserves a Family Act, which would prohibit discrimination in adoption or foster care placements based on the orientation, gender identification, or marital status of any prospective adoptive or foster parent.

New York Daily News
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October 28, 2011
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Soldier Booed at Debate a Plaintiff in Case Against DOMA

Josh Snyder, the husband of the gay soldier booed at a September Republican presidential debate, appeared on MSNBC Thursday to discuss the incident and the lawsuit he is a plaintiff in seeking to strike down DOMA.

AMERICAblog Gay
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October 28, 2011
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Lesbian Couple Protests at Tim Hortons

Approximately 20 people staged a sit-in Thursday at a southwestern Ontario Tim Hortons, which asked a lesbian couple to leave the property after they were seen kissing outside the restaurant's window.

CBC.ca
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October 28, 2011
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School Filtering LGBT Content Goes to Court

U.S. District Judge Nanette Laughrey heard arguments on Thursday on whether to impose a preliminary injunction against the Camdenton School District because of filtering software the district uses that restricts access to LGBT-inclusive websites.

CBS News
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October 27, 2011
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