Daily Archives: 06/20/2014

Task Force Hails Historic Presbyterian Church (USA) Marriage Decisions


MEDIA CONTACT: Mark Daley Director of Communications (Office) 202.639.6325 (Cell) 202.379.8318 mdaley@theTaskForce.org Task Force Hails Historic Presbyterian Church (USA) Marriage Decisions WASHINGTON, DC, Jun 19, 2014: The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force is welcoming today’s overwhelming marriage equality votes by the … Continue reading

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The White House Slams Uganda for Anti-Homosexuality Act


Sending a strong statement to Uganda for its human rights abuses and diverting money earmarked for Uganda to South Africa The White House Statement: June 20, 2014. Our hopes for a more peaceful and just world depend on respect for … Continue reading

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New web portal to help rising numbers of LGBTI refugees fighting for safety


  New web portal to help rising numbers of  LGBTI refugees fighting for safety * On World Refugee Day, ORAM launches new web portal to help official bodies and NGOs share approaches to handling LGBTI refugees and to adopt and share … Continue reading

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Chicago 2014 Homeless Youth Summit report released


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 19, 2014 Contact: Tracy Baim  editor@windycitymediagroup.com  773-387-2394 Chicago 2014 Homeless Youth Summit report released    Chicago 2014 Homeless Youth Summit report released: See download links at the end for small and large-view PDFs http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/Chicago-2014-Homeless-Youth-Summit-report-released/47864.html   A … Continue reading

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IL: Windy City Gay Idol Finals at Mayne Stage June 25


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 17, 2014 Contact: Scott Duff, Promotions Director  WCMGpromotions@gmail.com773-485-3833 Windy City Gay Idol Finals at Mayne Stage June 25   CHICAGO-Windy City Gay Idol, now in its 12th year, marches to the finals in search of the best … Continue reading

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Presbyterians Vote to Allow Same-Sex Marriages


LAURIE GOODSTEIN | New York Times | June 19, 2014 Commissioners at the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) General Assembly on Thursday. The gathering approved a change in the definition of marriage. Credit Joshua Lott for The New York Times DETROIT — The … Continue reading

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Texas judge ignores DNA tests, refuses parental rights because gay dads are married


David Edwards | Raw Story | June 19, 2014 A judge in Texas has refused to list two fathers on the birth certificates of their children because the men are gay. Same-sex couple Jason Hanna and Joe Riggs, who were … Continue reading

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Denver police officers kept jobs despite documented brutality


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Albuquerque PD pays $6 million in brutality case


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How Secret Partners Expand NSA’s Surveillance Dragnet


Ryan Gallagher | The Intercept | Reader Supported News | June 19, 2014 uge volumes of private emails, phone calls, and internet chats are being intercepted by the National Security Agency with the secret cooperation of more foreign governments than previously … Continue reading

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