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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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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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