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Monthly Archives: December 2012

Gay Marriage Case: Financial Benefits At Stake

Gay Marriage Case: Financial Benefits At Stake

A Supreme Court decision striking down the federal ban on gay marriage would bring dramatic changes to the financial lives of the country's 120,000 married same-sex couples. ...

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Victory For Lesbian, Years After Her Longtime Partner’s Death

Victory For Lesbian, Years After Her Longtime Partner’s Death

Why should [Edith] Windsor have to pay, literally, for losing her soulmate—even though, by 2009, New York courts had recognized that “foreign same-sex marriages” should be recogni ...

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Amid Fanfare, Same-Sex Couples Exchange Marriage Vows in Seattle

Amid Fanfare, Same-Sex Couples Exchange Marriage Vows in Seattle

After years of saying no at the ballot box, American voters for the first time said yes to same-sex marriage this fall in Washington, Maryland and Maine. ...

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Supreme Court takes up same-sex marriage

Supreme Court takes up same-sex marriage

The Supreme Court will tackle the contentious issue of same-sex marriage, agreeing to hear two constitutional challenges to state and federal laws dealing with the recognition of ...

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Boise Approves New Anti-Discrimination Law

Boise Approves New Anti-Discrimination Law

Boise is now the second Idaho city to adopt an ordinance outlawing discrimination against a person because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. ...

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Clinton Fears Efforts To ‘Re-Sovietize’ in Europe

Clinton Fears Efforts To ‘Re-Sovietize’ in Europe

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton warned Thursday about a new effort by oppressive governments to “re-Sovietize” much of Eastern Europe and Central Asia. ...

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Marine Denies Mocking Manning’s Homosexuality

Marine Denies Mocking Manning’s Homosexuality

A former supervisor of the Marine Corps brig that housed an Army private charged with sending U.S. secrets to the WikiLeaks website denied Wednesday that he was making light of Pf ...

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US Supreme Court Asked To Rule On Nevada Same-Sex Law

US Supreme Court Asked To Rule On Nevada Same-Sex Law

A group that opposes gay marriage asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to take up a challenge to Nevada's ban on same sex unions. ...

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Mexican Court Rules In Favor Of Same-Sex Marriage

Mexican Court Rules In Favor Of Same-Sex Marriage

Mexico's Supreme Court has ruled that a law in southern Oaxaca state that bans same-sex marriages is unconstitutional, paving the way for same-sex couples to marry in that state a ...

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Transgenders Break Into Brazil’s Modeling Sector

Transgenders Break Into Brazil’s Modeling Sector

The 6-foot-tall Tavares is among Brazil's small but growing ranks of transgender models—leggy, high-cheekboned sirens who were born men and are causing a splash here as well as in ...

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