Recent Headlines

NYPD rules out that bullet from criminal's gun killed Brooklyn mom in Monday night's post-parade shooting
NYPOST.com
September 8, 2011

Cops ruled out today that the bullet that killed a Brooklyn mom as she heroically shielded her family from the gunfire came from a career criminal's weapon, authorities said.

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Debate: Perry Enters National Scene, No Gay Talk
The Advocate
September 8, 2011

Despite Texas Governor Rick Perry being thrown into the mix with other GOP candidates during Wednesday night's debate, there was no discussion
of LGBT rights, marriage equality, don't ask, don't tell and verylittle discussion over other social issues.

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Black clergy vow: No gay marriage in N.C.
The Charlotte Post
September 8, 2011

Republican lawmakers are lining up black support for a constitutional referendum to ban same-sex marriage.

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Same-sex partner benefits can't be cut off
SF Gate
September 7, 2011

A state can't selectively withdraw benefits from same-sex couples, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday in blocking Arizona's attempt to deny health coverage to the domestic partners of gay and lesbian state employees....

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Will Obama's jobs speech be LGBT-inclusive?
Washington Blade
September 7, 2011

With the nation awaiting President Obama’s jobs speech later this week, some advocates are hoping for a mention of employment protections for LGBT workers.

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Blackhawks attend hockey clinic for LGBT youth
abc7chicago.com
September 7, 2011

On the North Side Tuesday there was a hockey clinic for kids they won't soon forget.

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LGBT topics get little time in med school
CNN.com Blogs
September 7, 2011

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender patients present unique challenges to treating physicians, but their specific needs may not be getting enough attention in some medical schools.

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Are Medical Schools Ignoring LGBT Health?
Huffington Post
September 7, 2011

Medical students spend hours learning about human health, behavior and how to provide good patient care. But when it comes to caring for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals, their training may fall short.

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Lakeview to be future home of first affordable building for senior LGBT
chicagotribune.com
September 7, 2011

Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood is the site of one of the nation's first affordable housing developments meant for gay and lesbian seniors. Plans are under way to construct an 80-unit apartment building at the northwest corner of Halsted and Addison streets, considered the heart of the city's

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Advocates leak ‘the truth’ about anti-LGBT amendment
QNotes
September 6, 2011

Statewide advocacy group Equality North Carolina has released a publication that outlines their arguments in opposition to a proposed anti-LGBT constitutional amendment that would ban marriage and other relationship recognition for same-sex couples.

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