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Republicans vote to reaffirm party’s opposition to gay marriage
The Guardian
A separate resolution that was also carried calls on the US supreme court in its pending rulings to uphold California’s ban on gay marriage, Proposition 8, and to back the Defense of Marriage Act, Doma, that withholds certain federal benefits from
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The Guardian
Gay man arrested at Mo. hospital after argument at partner’s bedside claims
Washington Post
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A gay man who was arrested after he refused to leave his partner’s side at a Kansas City hospital said Friday that he was the victim of discrimination, but the hospital said he was causing a disturbance. The U.S. Department of
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NHL and Players Union Take Lead on Gay Issues
New York Times
With Thursday’s announcement of a major initiative in support of gay inclusion, the N.H.L. and the N.H.L. Players’ Association have taken the lead among major men’s professional sports leagues in fighting homophobia.
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Gay blood ban: Health Minister Edwin Poots and Attorney General John Larkin
Belfast Telegraph
The Information Commissioner has given the minister until April 29 to release the legal advice he took before deciding not to bring Northern Ireland into line with the rest of the UK where gay men are allowed to donate after a year of abstinence.
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Gay marriage: Is Delaware next?
Christian Science Monitor
Delaware legislators proposed marriage equality legislation today, saying that they expect gay marriage to be legal in Delaware by June. By Randall Chase, Associated Press / April 11, 2013. Gov. Jack Markell (D) of Delaware speaks in support of a bill
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Christian Science Monitor
Organs donated by gay man rejected, called ‘high risk’
CBC.ca
A Windsor woman believes her late son’s organs were rejected for donation because he was gay. Nancy Campana’s son Rocky was an organ donor, but none were used after his death. “I was asked if he was a gay male and I said, ‘yes.’ And I was asked if he
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CBC.ca
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