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International LGBTQ Leaders Conference

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International LGBT Leaders – LGBT Leaders will bring together hundreds of openly LGBT leaders in government, politics, advocacy, business and community organizations. The Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute is the national voice on issues pertaining to openly LGBT leadership, including elected and appointed officials.  Senior members of the Victory team are available for on-the-record comment about LGBT leadership and related LGBT news, trends, and developments.… Read the rest


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Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute LGBT Leadership Conference

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LGBT Leadership Conference – The Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute is the national voice on issues pertaining to openly LGBT leadership, including elected and appointed officials.  Senior members of the Victory team are available for on-the-record comment about LGBT leadership and related LGBT news, trends, and developments. Washington, DC; Dec 6-9, 2017

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For Many LGBT Youths, Home’s Not Where The Heart Is

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(GayWebSource.com)   Los Angeles, CA   December 13, 2013   Yes, I know, life is tough all around but, believe me, the life of homeless LGBT youths is much tougher.
I learned of the living hell that is the existence of homeless LGBT youths while doing research for my independent film, A Place Called Home which is inspired by LGBT homeless kids.
Like most, I had, at most,… Read the rest


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UNNECESSARY HEADLINE ALERT: Texas’ Republican Candidates Oppose Gay Rights

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All the Texas Republicans running for statewide office oppose gay rights, according to an AP story publish Saturday. The AP sent a survey out to the Republican candidates for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general. No big surprise there by their anti-gay stances, but some of their answers are kind of surprising.
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Russia Gov’t: Gays Adopt Kids so They Can Rape Them

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Wait, didn’t the International Olympics Committee say that gays have nothing to worry about during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia? We’ve been told that Olympians and tourists will be safe.
Do you think you’d be safe to visit? Probably not after this….
According to AmericaBlog.com an anti-gay propaganda video (below) from the Russian government says gays adopt kids so they can rape… Read the rest


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BREAKING: San Antonio Approves LGBT Non-Discrimination Protections

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Thursday, San Antonio city council approved an ordinance that adds sexual orientation and gender identity to the city’s current non-discrimination policy.  The policy applies in cases of city employment, contracting, housing and public accommodations. The controversial ordinance passed with an 8-3 vote. Council members Elisa Chan, Carlton Soules, and Ivy Taylor voting against the measure.
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San Antonio Approves LGBT Non-Discrimination Protections

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Thursday, San Antonio city council approved an ordinance that adds sexual orientation and gender identity to the city’s current non-discrimination policy.  The policy applies in cases of city employment, contracting, housing and public accommodations. The controversial ordinance passed with an 8-3 vote. Council members Elisa Chan, Carlton Soules, and Ivy Taylor voting against the measure.
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BREAKING: San Antonio Approves LGBT Non-Discrimination Protections

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Thursday, San Antonio city council approved an ordinance that adds sexual orientation and gender identity to the city’s current non-discrimination policy.  The policy applies in cases of city employment, contracting, housing and public accommodations. The controversial ordinance passed with an 8-3 vote. Council members Elisa Chan, Carlton Soules, and Ivy Taylor voting against the measure.
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BREAKING: San Antonio Approves LGBT Non-Discrimination Protections

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Thursday, San Antonio city council approved an ordinance that adds sexual orientation and gender identity to the city’s current non-discrimination policy.  The policy applies in cases of city employment, contracting, housing and public accommodations. The controversial ordinance passed with an 8-3 vote. Council members Elisa Chan, Carlton Soules, and Ivy Taylor voting against the measure.
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BREAKING: San Antonio Approves LGBT Non-Discrimination Protections

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Thursday, San Antonio city council approved an ordinance that adds sexual orientation and gender identity to the city’s current non-discrimination policy.  The policy applies in cases of city employment, contracting, housing and public accommodations. The controversial ordinance passed with an 8-3 vote. Council members Elisa Chan, Carlton Soules, and Ivy Taylor voting against the measure.
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Texas Guard Denies Same-Sex Spouses Benefits

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Tuesday, a Department of Defense policy change went into effect, giving the spouses of LGBT military service members a range of federal benefits. The DoD announced the policy change last month. It is meant to apply to all same-sex spouses of service members in all branches of the military.
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Greg Abbott Thinks Non-Discrimination Ordinances Discriminate

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Greg Abbott, source: tpmmuckraker.talkingpointsmemo.com
Greg Abbott, who is running to replace Rick Perry as Texas Governor, doesn’t like gay people. Now, he’s worried about his ability to discriminate against them. Monday, the Dallas Morning News reported on Abbott’s opposition to adding sexual orientation and gender identity to San Antonio’s non-discrimination policy. The city council is set to vote on the ordinance next week.
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Could Texas Soon Allow Gay Divorce?

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The Texas Supreme is set to hear oral arguments in the divorce cases of two same-sex Texas couples on November 5. After the Supreme Court’s ruling on DOMA, the Texas Justices have requested additional briefs in the cases. In each case, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott appealed to the state’s highest court.
Abbott has made his stance on gay marriage very clear. He’ll do what… Read the rest


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What’s going on….. Seriously ?!!!!

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People, it has been quite a whie since I last wrote an article. Had “some things” to deal with; however I’m back and ready to start blogging again. A-lot and I mean ALOT of new movements popped up since I last wrote something. New coming of International focused LGBT Events, Arab Spring 2.0, destruction of civil liberties while new warriors are getting involved to save… Read the rest


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4 Openly LGBT Texas Politicians Who Want Your Vote

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The first openly-gay politician elected to the Texas House of Representatives is Austin Democrat Glen Maxey. He left in 2003, and it wasn’t until 2012 that another openly LGBT politician won an election, Rep Mary Gonzalez (D-San Antonio).
Now, at least four openly LGBT politicians are campaigning for a seat at the table.

Mary Gonzalez, who identifies as pan-sexual, just launched her re-election campaign. She… Read the rest


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No Social Security Benefits for Legally-Married LGBT Texans

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As previously noted, when the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, no one really knew for sure what it meant for gay Texans. Most expect that the decision in United States v Windsor will allow some gay couples new federal benefits. Specifically, those who legally married in a state that allows same-sex marriage and moved to Texas.
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Playing Politics with Gay Marriage in Texas

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Another Texas politician is using his opposition to gay marriage in his effort to attract voters. Dan Branch is running to replace Greg Abbott for Attorney General. Greg Abbott, who is historically anti-gay, is running to fill anti-gay Governor Rick Perry’s soon-to-be-vacated spot.
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83 Members of Congress Demand LGBTs be Ensured Safety at Sochi Winter Olympics

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Monday, 83 members of Congress sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State, Senator John Kerry, asking what measures the U.S. will take to ensure the safety of LGBT people during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The letter comes in response to the recent anti-gay legislation, and resulting arrests, in Russia.
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Same-Sex Marriage Update: CO, MN, OK, PA, RI, & VA

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Gay marriage laws are constantly changing. It’s already been a big week for six (so far) states in the United States. Rather than posting separate articles for each development, I’m lumping them all into one. Here’s your gay marriage update:
Minnesota & Rhode Island
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Gay Marriage Vote: England and Wales Say ‘Yay’

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Britain’s gay marriage bill, “The Marriage Bill,” passed through the House of Lords Monday. Now, it goes back to the House of Commons, for some procedural stuff. Then, it’s off to Queen Elizabeth II to be signed into law. Gay rights advocates in the UK are hoping lawmakers have the bill ready to be signed by the end of the week.
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