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NY's Cuomo Urges States to Follow New York's Lead on Marriage

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, hailed as a hero at a gala dinner for the state’s largest gay rights group, issued a passionate plea on Thursday for other states to follow New York’s lead and pass marriage equality legislation.

Associated Press
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October 28, 2011
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Beating of Gay Student in Ohio Caught on Tape

A Chillicothe mother voices her concerns after her 15-year-old son was beaten by another student at Union-Scioto High School. The attacker posted anti-gay remarks on the victim's Facebook page two day before the attack.

WSYX ABC6
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October 27, 2011
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Name of Tyler Clementi's Companion Released to Defense

The Middlesex County prosecutor’s office on Wednesday complied with a judge's order to disclose to Dharun Ravi and his lawyer the name of the man captured on a webcam in an intimate encounter with Tyler Clementi. Ravi, his lawyer, and an investigator cannot disclose the name to anyone.

Associated Press
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October 27, 2011
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Pa. School District Reaches Settlement Over Partner Protections

Pennsylvania's state College Area School District this week agreed to pay a $42,500 settlement in a case filed by a guidance counselor who alleged discrimination because the district would not extend health care protections to her partner. The district also agreed to pay $47,000 in attorney fees.

Associated Press
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October 27, 2011
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