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Roundup: Virginia Pro-Choice Groups Ask for Equal Regulation of Outpatient Clinics

Same-sex marriages won’t be allowed in California during Prop 8 appeal, international transgender news, trade schools cannot discriminate against applicants with HIV or AIDS, and Virginia pro-choice groups ask for new regulations to be applied to all outpatient surgery centers, not just abortion clinics.

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Roundup: Brown, Whitman, and Prop 8

Jerry Brown now has a lead in the California Governor’s race, but how solid is it, and how does Prop 8 play into the campaign?

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Roundup: Prop 8 – Some Things Change, But Most Stay the Same

A Mormon Elder apologizes for the pain Prop 8 has caused, while states and “family” orgnanizations sign on to briefs that urge the marriage ban to continue. Plus – should there be folic acid in your birth control pill?

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California Judge to Same-Sex Couples: One More Week Until Marriage

Judge Vaughn Walker, the man behind the overturning of California’s Proposition 8, which would have outlawed same-sex marriage, is giving supporters of the proposition one more week to seek a permanent stay. If not, same sex couples are free to marry in California as soon as August 18th.

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Prop 8 Court Victory: A Reproductive Justice Win Too

The widely-celebrated court decision striking down Proposition 8 is important for many reasons, not least because it underscores that reproductive and sexual rights are integrally and intimately linked.

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Proposition 8 Ruled Unconstitutional

A California judge states that a gay marriage ban “enshrine[s] in the California constitution the notion that opposite sex couples are superior to same sex couples.”

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California Anti-Gay Rights State Senator Comes Out of Closet

A California Republican state senator with a history of voting against LGBT rights has officially come out of the closet. Roy Ashburn: “I’m gay.”

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Roundup: The Closing Arguments of Prop 8 Trial

While California puts gay marriage on trial, and possibly on camera, one state senator in Maryland tries use his state’s gay-marriage friendliness as a factor for companies to move there.

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The Prop 8 Court Case: Live Bloggers and Tweeters to Cover Hearing

Thanks to the Supreme Court you can’t watch the trial on California’s Proposition 8 live or via YouTube, but you can follow all of the live bloggers and tweeters.

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Waiting to Exhale: An Advocate Struggles with the Debate Over Warren

Most of the public debate on Obama’s selection of Rick Warren for the inauguration has centered on his opposition to gay rights, his “good works” on poverty and global AIDS, and Obama’s promise to “disagree without being disagreeable.”  This advocate struggles with “getting to yes.”

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