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Story to Watch: NY Clerks Claim 'Discrimination'

GLAAD is asking constituents to keep an eye on the way the media is covering the story of some anti-gay town clerks in New York State.

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No Surprises: WBC Protesting Steve Jobs Funeral

Westboro Baptist Church — the small Kansas congregation that has gained notoriety for protesting at the funerals of U.S. soldiers — has a new target: Steve Jobs.
Los Angeles Times
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October 7, 2011
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Anti-Gay Fla. Teacher Joins NOM

A Lake County teacher who made national headlines opposing marriage equality is at it again. Mount Dora High School teacher Jerry Buell first made headlines in August when he posted anti-gay comments on his personal Facebook page.
News 13
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October 7, 2011
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Bachmann Wants to Reinstate DADT

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) this week said she wants to reinstate the discriminatory "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law.

Lez Get Real
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October 7, 2011
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Job Training Efforts Grow For Transgender Workers

Nearly 20 transgender men and women are graduating from a jobs training program in the District of Columbia. The month-long program is entirely funded and organized by the city government.

Associated Press
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October 7, 2011
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Minnesota Republicans Oppose Discriminatory Marriage Amendment

A group of Minnesota Republicans, aptly dubbed Republicans Against the Minnesota Marriage Amendment, have joined the fight opposing a proposed constitutional amendment banning marriage for same-sex couples. State Rep. John Kriesel (R), one of only four Republicans in the Minnesota House who opposed the amendment, explained...

ThinkProgress » LGBT
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October 7, 2011
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Owner Says Uganda Gay Bar Forcefully Closed

The owner of Uganda's first openly gay bar says her establishment has been shut down, the latest setback for gay people and lesbians in this conservative East African nation.

Huffington Post
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October 6, 2011
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Poll: Most Republicans Support DADT Repeal

A majority of Americans support gay and lesbians serving openly in the military, including a plurality of Republicans, a new CBS News poll finds.

ThinkProgress » LGBT
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October 6, 2011
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