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Four gay couples tie the knot in Silver City, New Mexico on Monday

Four gay couples tie the knot in Silver City, New Mexico on Monday | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

27, and Clerk Robert Zamarripa said he would wait for a court order before issuing any marriage licenses to gay couples.

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One in five Brits think being gay is ‘always wrong’

One in five Brits think being gay is ‘always wrong’ | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
While social attitudes have improved in the last 30 years, current opinions of same-sex relationships show there is a lot of work to do (@stonewalluk One in five Brits think being gay is ‘always wrong’
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LGBT Seniors Camp Out for One-of-a-Kind Housing

LGBT Seniors Camp Out for One-of-a-Kind Housing | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

More than 100 seniors lined up outside the city's LGBT center to find a new, affordable home

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Tenderpits and Revenge of the Popinjay

Tenderpits and Revenge of the Popinjay | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
The story of a young gay wizard on a journey from Canada to New York City (A young gay wizard journeys from Canada to New York City this Thursday @videofag in #Toronto http://t.co/G20XecyARK #TorontoTheatre)...
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Russian LGBT Journalist Promises to Out Closeted Lawmakers

Russian LGBT Journalist Promises to Out Closeted Lawmakers | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
Elena Kostyuchenko is gathering information on closeted Russian lawmakers, with the intent to publish the information if those deputies vote for a proposed law that would remove children from the home (Russian LGBT Journalist Promises to Out Closeted...
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Marriage advocate to speak out for LGBT workers - Washington Blade

Marriage advocate to speak out for LGBT workers - Washington Blade | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

A longtime LGBT advocate at the forefront of the movement to advance marriage equality may take a slightly different tune on Thursday when he's set to speak out on...

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Meet Jack: Scientist, inventor, kayaking enthusiast, 'Glee' fan, likes boys and is only 16

Meet Jack Andraka, a 16-year-old inventor, scientist, and cancer researcher who, in 2012, was awarded the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair’s prestigious “Gordon E. Moore Award” for his invention that detects an increase of a protein that indicates the presence of pancreatic, ovarian, and lung cancer during early stages when there is a higher likelihood of a cure.

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“The Revenge of Chelsea Manning”

“The Revenge of Chelsea Manning” | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Earlier I blogged about the brouhaha in San Francisco following the selection of Bradley—now Chelsea—Manning to be grand marshal in the annual Pride Parade (June 12, 2013).

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Rainbow flag creator Gilbert Baker, at Miami Beach Botanical Garden event, to reflect on his colorful life

Rainbow flag creator Gilbert Baker, at Miami Beach Botanical Garden event, to reflect on his colorful life | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Kansas-born Gilbert Baker, who created the iconic gay rainbow flag in 1978, says he’s often asked if he’s a “friend of Dorothy.” “I say, ‘Honey, I am Dorothy,” laughs Baker, who confesses that...

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Gay activists say Obama ‘sent a signal’ to LGBT Russians by meeting them at G20 in St Petersburg

Gay activists say Obama ‘sent a signal’ to LGBT Russians by meeting them at G20 in St Petersburg | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
As President Obama met with LGBT activists as his last official engagement during his trip to St Petersburg for the G20 summit, the activists noted the significance of the fact that he met with them.
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Boston Mayoral Candidate Ross talks about growing up with gay mother

Boston Mayoral Candidate Ross talks about growing up with gay mother | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

“First” talk has been everywhere in this mayor's race. First woman mayor. First black mayor. First Hispanic mayor. Oddly though, it's not included Michael Ross.

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Gay couples find wedded bliss in Delaware town

Gay couples find wedded bliss in Delaware town | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

They pay for breakfast, then head out along Market Street, past antique shops and law offices, around the historic traffic circle in front of the old Sussex...

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How to make it as a gay male escort in the age of social media

How to make it as a gay male escort in the age of social media | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

The world's oldest profession is changing. Smartphone apps and the ongoing euro crisis are posing some of the newest obstacles for sex workers already confronted with traditional, deep-seated challenges: violence, health risks and ostracism. Senior correspondent Corinne Purtill looks at the changing nature of prostitution in Britain and the policy problems it poses.

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Hawaii Governor Calls Special Session for Marriage Equality Bill

Hawaii Governor Calls Special Session for Marriage Equality Bill | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Will they beat New Mexico to be state 14?

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Paralyzed LGBT Navy commander expresses gratitude

Paralyzed LGBT Navy commander expresses gratitude | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

A video posted by Embrace San Diego, an organization that helps homeless and military aveterans, features 17-year Navy veteran Brain DeLaney telling the story of his love for the Navy,...

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Out and embracing it

Out and embracing it | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Catching up with Kirk Walker, first out coach in Division I NCAA (Catching up with Kirk Walker, first out coach in Division I NCAA http://t.co/5M6I3tKSUr)...


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NAACP President Benjamin Jealous Changed the Lives of LGBT Americans

NAACP President Benjamin Jealous Changed the Lives of LGBT Americans | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
With the recent news that Benjamin Jealous will be stepping down from his position as NAACP president later this year, HRC reflected on the legacy of a man who not merely led his organization to embra (NAACP President Benjamin Jealous Changed the ...
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Reserve Virginia's first custom plate supporting LGBT equality

Reserve Virginia's first custom plate supporting LGBT equality | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
Would you like to see a special interest LGBT Equality license plate? The process has started. Here's what you need to know.
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New Group Launches As Alternative to Boy Scouts' Gay-Inclusive Policy

New Group Launches As Alternative to Boy Scouts' Gay-Inclusive Policy | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

More than a thousand people gathered in Nashville this weekend to launch Trail Life USA, which organizers claim is 'stronger, safer and more principled...

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LGBT fraternity enters campus life

LGBT fraternity enters campus life | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

The executive board members of Theta Pi Sigma, the school's first LGBT fraternity, were friends before starting the group.

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Coming Monday: Some same-sex couples to marry legally

Coming Monday: Some same-sex couples to marry legally | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

There hasn't been a huge uptick in same-sex marriage among Oklahoma couples in last few years, and there doesn't seem to be a preferred wedding destination, said Toby Jenkins,...

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Photo of the Day - Gays & Muslims Unite - Fight All Hate

Photo of the Day - Gays & Muslims Unite - Fight All Hate | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
RT @PeterTatchell: At anti #EDL demo in London we got a few jibes but mostly support from #Muslim people. PHOTO http://t.co/ew2q8wc1zD #LGB…
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Documentary 'Homeboy' explores gay gang members; film to show Sunday at 2013 QFilm Festival in Long Beach

Documentary 'Homeboy' explores gay gang members; film to show Sunday at 2013 QFilm Festival in Long Beach | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Sergio Romero knew it would be difficult for his mother to accept that the 37-year-old was gay, but it still shocked and hurt him to learn she preferred her son to be an active gang member than to be gay.

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Tinder dating app sparks Millennials' fires

Tinder dating app sparks Millennials' fires | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Tinder takes the gay app Grindr's location function, which pinpoints eager men down to the foot, and tames it for a female audience, rounding distance to the nearest mile.

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Children With Same-Sex Parents are Thriving

Children With Same-Sex Parents are Thriving | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

People who oppose the right for same-sex couples to be parents readily claim that having same-sex parents can negatively impact on children in many ways, from their psychological...”


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