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Disabled veteran who runs a LGBTI Newsletter.

LGBTI History Month: Kathy Kozachenko


Kathy Kozachenko – October 23 “It is clear that they [Ann Arbor City Council members] don’t ever plan to enforce complaints under sexual preference.” Kathy Kozachenko was the first openly gay person to be elected to a public office in … Continue reading

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Ellen Page’s gay rights film, Freeheld, banned from filming at Catholic school


Larissa Nicholson | The Age | October 22, 2014 An Ellen Page (left) and Julianne Moore movie about gay rights gets banned from a Catholic school. Photo: Getty Image A Catholic school withdrew permission for an Ellen Page and Julianne Moore … Continue reading

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Scathing Dissent Offers 12 Reasons Why Texas’ New Voter ID Law Is Racist


Steven Rosenfeld | AlterNet | October 22, 2014 Photo Credit: U.S. Supreme Court This weekend, U.S. Supreme Court reporters pulled an all-nighter waiting for the ruling on whether Texas’ new voter photo ID law, which may prevent up to 600,000 otherwise eligible … Continue reading

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There Are 870,000 Slaves in Modern-Day America


 Allegra Kirkland | AlterNet | October 22, 2014 Imagine getting a job washing dishes, in a windowless room fogged by the steam of a 200-degree dishwasher. You are required to show up for your eight-hour shift every day, whether or not you … Continue reading

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Nigerian Court Strikes Down Case on Anti-Gay Law


Melanie Nathan | Oblogdeeoblogda | October 22, 2104. Preliminary reports, yet to be verified by the Court, indicate that the Nigerian Abuja High Court has delivered a ruling striking down the case where the Court was asked to nullify the new “Jail … Continue reading

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Elections Have Consequences – Make Them Count


Norm Kent | South Florida Gay News | October 22, 2104 Ken Keechl and Scott Herman Queer is the new normal in politics. It is no longer fashionable to beat up on the gay community. In fact, it’s downright stupid. … Continue reading

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Nevada Issues 255 Gay Marriage Licenses in One Week


Associated Press | South Florida Gay News | October 22, 2104 LAS VEGAS (AP) – About 255 same-sex couples sought marriage licenses in Nevada in the first week after the marriages were ruled legal. They accounted for nearly 11 percent … Continue reading

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Gay Jamaicans Victims Of Violence


David McFadden |Associated Press | South Florida Gay News | October 22, 2014 KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are the targets of unchecked violence and discrimination in Jamaica, frequently refused housing or employment in the Caribbean country … Continue reading

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Cowboys release Michael Sam


Associated Press | South Florida Gay News | October 22, 2014 IRVING, Texas –  The Dallas Cowboys released defensive end Michael Sam from the practice squad Tuesday, another setback as the NFL’s first openly gay player tries to make an … Continue reading

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Gay Star Travel Expo 2015


Saturday, January 17, 2015 11:00 AM until Sunday, January 18, 2015 5:00 AM Now in its second year, the Gay Star Travel Expo is taking place over the weekend of 17/18th January 2015 at London’s legendary Heaven nightclub. With holiday … Continue reading

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