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Advocate Co-Founder Aristide Laurent Dies

Aristide Laurent, one of the co-founders of venerable LGBT publication, The Advocate, has died at age 70 following a long battle with cancer.

The Bilerico Project
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November 1, 2011
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Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Comes Out In Favor Of Marriage Equality

Last week, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) won a significant victory for LGBT equality in pressuring the military to include the spouses of gay and lesbian servicemembers in Yellow Ribbon ceremonies. And now, the moderate Democrat from New Hampshire, who has also taken a principled position against the so-called "Defense of Marriage Act" and voted to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" is telling the Advocate's Andrew Harmon that she supports marriage equality in the states and opposes...

ThinkProgress » LGBT
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November 1, 2011
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Miller-Jenkins Defendant Cooperating

A U.S. Attorney this month dropped a grand jury indictment against Timothy Miller, the man accused of helping so-called "ex-lesbian" Lisa Miller sneak her daughter out of the country in defiance of court orders.

Keen News Service
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November 1, 2011
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Anti-Gay NC State Senator Dies at 74

North Carolina state Senator James Forrester, a physician and social conservative, died on Monday in Gastonia, NC, just weeks after leading a successful fight to put a constitutional ban on marriage equality on the North Carolina ballot next ...

Associated Press
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October 31, 2011

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