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U.S. Airways Flight Attendant Found Dead in Mexico City

A Phoenix-based U.S. Airways flight attendant was found strangled and beaten in his Mexico City hotel room over the weekend, KPHO reports: A Mexico City paper said that Aaronson, who lived in the Phoenix area, was found on the floor...

Towleroad
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October 31, 2011
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Danish Advocate Axel Axgil Dies at 96

Axel Axgil, whose struggle for LGBT equality helped make Denmark the first country to legalize partnerships for same-sex couples, died here on Saturday. He was 96.

The New York Times
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October 31, 2011
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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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