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Ugandan LGBT advocate coming to Bay Area
The Bay Area Reporter
September 1, 2011

As government leaders in Uganda consider bringing back the widely criticized anti-gay bill, a Ugandan LGBT rights advocate will be in Oakland tonight (Thursday, September 1) to speak out on the issue.

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Victory Fund's Robin Brand on LGBT politics
Windy City Times
September 1, 2011

As 2012 presidential candidates take to the road, The Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund will be rolling into Chicago Thursday, Sept. 8, to discuss LGBT politics and strategy.

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Lady Gaga's Jo Calderone: LGBT Advocates Weigh In
MTV
September 1, 2011

Lady Gaga was fully committed to her male alter ego Jo Calderone during this weekend's MTV Video Music Awards. Not only did the pop star perform her latest single, "Yoü and I," in character to open the show, she spent the rest of the night wearing Calderone's black suit and signature sneer.

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IU earns top rating for LGBT-friendly campus, policies
Indiana Daily Student
September 1, 2011

IU earned Campus Pride’s five-star rating on the LGBT-Friendly Campus Climate Index in the results released this month.

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North Carolina House Leaders Call for Marriage Amendment | News
The Advocate
August 31, 2011

In a press conference that compared same-sex marriage to "incest" and "polygamy," Republican leaders in the North Carolina House of Representatives urged their colleagues to pass legislation that would present voters with a constitutional amendment to outlaw same-sex marriages.

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Dan Choi Testifies On White House 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Protest
Huffington Post
August 31, 2011

Dan Choi is accused in federal court of ignoring police orders to vacate an area in front of the White House after he handcuffed himself to the fence outside the landmark building during a protest last November.

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Shotgun Weddings vs. Cohabitating Parents - Room for Debate
NYTimes.com
August 31, 2011

Maybe marriage contributes to a stable environment. Or maybe it's just that couples in stable environments tend to get married.

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British Airways Testing iPads for Cabin Crews - John Paczkowski - News
AllThingsD
August 31, 2011

Add British Airways recently began a pilot program that will see some cabin crew members using the tablets to improve in-flight service and replace the paper clutter of the passenger manifests, seating charts and flight timetables they typically carry.

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Falling out of love replaces infidelity as top cause of divorse
guardian.co.uk
August 31, 2011

"Growing apart" is now the most popular motivation to file for divorce. Divorce lawyers interviewed by the firm said in 27% of cases falling out of love had led to a marriage breakdown.

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Texas Can't Force Doctors To Show Sonogram Results
Jezebel
August 31, 2011

One of Rick Perry' legislative victories as governor of Texas was a law that fined doctors unless they offered to show sonograms to women seeking abortions, described fetal development in detail, and offered up audio of a heartbeat. Now a judge says that's unconstitutional.

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