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Globalizing The Culture Wars

A new report, released by Political Research Associates, connects the dots between U.S. conservatives, African churches and a growing homophobia – with frightening results.

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The Queering of Health Reform

Just as it is wrong to make better health care available only to those who can afford it, so too, it is wrong to make coverage contingent on a life that looks like the Brady Bunch. Good health care should not depend on wealth or hetero-patriarchy.

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Religion and Stigma Fan HIV Epidemic in Malawi

Malawi has some of the harshest laws in all of Africa criminalizing homosexuality. Many religious groups actively support discrimination against gay, lesbian, and transgender persons and in turn are fanning the spread of HIV.

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Thousands Rally in Washington D.C. for Gay Rights

Thousands of Americans are in the nation’s capitol today to demand full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. The National Equality March which is the brain child of San Francisco organizer Cleve Jones and media mogul David Mixner, will feature a march through the nation’s capitol, past the White House and conclude at the lawn of the Capitol building.

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Hundreds Gather in Nation’s Capitol to Rally Against HIV/AIDS

Hundreds of people–young and old, men and women, gay, lesbian, transgender and straight–all effected and affected by HIV and AIDS rallied on the Washington Mall Saturday night to call for an end to the epidemic.

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Inclusive ENDA Introduced; “We Are Beyond” Removing Gender Identity Protections, Says Frank

An inclusive ENDA banning discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression in workplaces has been re-introduced in Congress.

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Obama Promises, Then Punts, on LGBT Rights

Obama and the Democrats, the ostensible allies of LGBT tax-paying citizens, have repeatedly chickened out and sold out gay rights whenever flashed an opportunity to pander. And we’re sick of it.

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California Supreme Court Upholds Proposition 8

The California Supreme Court today ruled Proposition 8, the ballot initiative outlawing same-sex marriage, constitutional, while declaring valid the thousands of same-sex marriages that took place while same-sex marriage was legal in the state.

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Iowa GOP Blames Dems for Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Despite the fact that Iowa’s defense of marriage act was passed with the help of Democrats, Republicans throughout the state are connecting the dots between the recent court opinion legalizing same-sex marriage and elections in 2010.

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What Anti-Gay Hate Should Be Telling Us in Oklahoma

Public school teacher Debra Taylor’s resignation over teaching “The Laramie Project” to Oklahoma high schoolers is but one instance of a hostile environment for LGBT youth across the country.

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