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DETROIT, MI - JULY 19: Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder discusses Detroit's bankruptcy filing at a news conference July 19, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit's emergency manager Kevin Orr made the Chapter 9 filing yesterday. Detroit owes its approximately 100,000 creditors between $18 and $20 billion. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI – JULY 19: Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder discusses Detroit’s bankruptcy filing at a news conference July 19, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit’s emergency manager Kevin Orr made the Chapter 9 filing yesterday. Detroit...

Ash Carter

 A new Pentagon policy aimed at protecting gay and lesbian troops from discrimination has been announced on Tuesday (June 9.) Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced the policy that will ensure gay and lesbian servicemembers the same equal opportunity...

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Parents of graduating seniors at a high school in North Carolina are up in arms after a pastor delivered what they interpreted as an anti-gay speech to during an annual baccalaureate service held on Kings Mountain High School’s campus in Cleveland...

A man (L) takes away a rainbow flag as a policeman detain gay rights activists during their protest in central Moscow on May 31, 2014. AFP PHOTO / DMITRY SEREBRYAKOV        (Photo credit should read DMITRY SEREBRYAKOV/AFP/Getty Images)

A man (L) takes away a rainbow flag as a policeman detain gay rights activists during their protest in central Moscow on May 31, 2014. AFP PHOTO / DMITRY SEREBRYAKOV (Photo credit should read DMITRY SEREBRYAKOV/AFP/Getty Images) An unauthorized...

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Ireland’s historic vote to legalize same-sex marriage drew praise from author J.K. Rowling. It also inspired the “Harry Potter” creator to joke lightheartedly on Twitter about Professor Dumbedore, a gay character in her book series,...

Ethiopia

Ethiopia is already one of many African countries where homosexuality is illegal, but lawmakers are set to pass a bill that will add to the criminal nature of same-sex acts in the country. According to a report by the Associated Press on...

Mark Zmuda

According to a report by the Associated Press on March 7, Mark Zmuda, a former principal at Eastside Catholic School in Seattle, has filed a discrimination and wrongful termination lawsuit against the school and church on Friday. Zmuda was let...

Arizona

Lawmakers in Arizona passed a bill on Thursday that would allow businesses the right to refuse service to customers that violate their religious beliefs. According to a report by Reuters on Feb. 20, the bill is being criticized because it could...

Jamie Kirchick

American journalist Jamie Kirchick was brought on as a guest on Russian network RT to offer his opinion abut the Bradley Manning trial. Instead, the reporter used his time on the air to slam the network about Russia’s anti-gay laws recently...

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A gay couple, who were allegedly ordered to sit in the back of a shuttle bus for holding hands, received an apology from the company that runs the shuttle service. According to CBS News on August 6, Standard Packing Inc. apologized for the treatment...


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