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Statement from the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Action Fund on today’s discharge petition on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) with narrow religious exemption


MEDIA CONTACT: Mark Daley Chief Communications and Marketing Officer (Office) 202.639.6325 (Cell) 202.379.8318 mdaley@theTaskForce.org Jorge Amaro Media and Public Relations Director (Office) 202.639.6306 (Cell) 213.842.7564 jamaro@theTaskForce.org Statement from the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Action Fund on today’s discharge … Continue reading

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10 Republican Red States That Mooch off Coastal Liberal States


One of the most hilarious talking points coming from far-right Republicans and the Tea Party is that when “red states” like Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana are asked to bail out California or Massachusetts, that’s when they will finally become “fed … Continue reading

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Personal Trainer Violently Beats Man in Park, Uses Gay Panic Defense


Emily Miller | Sun Sentinel | September 20, 2014 From our media partner Sun Sentinel: A Fort Lauderdale personal trainer punched a 63-year-old man about 20 times and then went to meet a client for a workout session, leaving his … Continue reading

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Pride@Work: Round up


It has been a busy week with a lot of news that affects LGBT workers. With so much going on, here are a few stories you may have missed: Congressman Jared Polis introduces ENDA Discharge Petition – With only days … Continue reading

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Wyoming: Extending Marriage to Same-Sex Couples Could Add Over $2 Million to State Economy


For Immediate Distribution September 16, 2014 Contact: Laura Rodriguez, lrodriguez@rabengroup.com, (310) 956-2425 Brenda Arredondo, barredondo@rabengroup.com, (202) 587-4945 LOS ANGELES — Extending marriage to same-sex couples in Wyoming would generate an estimated $2.4 million in spending to the state economy, according … Continue reading

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Missouri: Extending Marriage to Same-Sex Couples Could Add Over $36 Million to State Economy


For Immediate Distribution September 15, 2014 Contact: Brenda Arredondo, barredondo@rabengroup.com, (202) 587-4945 LOS ANGELES — Extending marriage to same-sex couples in Missouri would generate an estimated $36.3 million in spending to the state economy, according to a new study authored … Continue reading

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Report Finds Lifting U.S. Ban On MSM Blood Donations Would Increase Total Annual Blood Supply By 2%-4%


For Immediate Distribution September 19, 2014 Contact: Laura Rodriguez, lrodriguez@rabengroup.com, (310) 956-2425 Brenda Arredondo, barredondo@rabengroup.com, (202) 587-4945 Current FDA blood ban on men who have sex with men prohibits such men from ever donating blood LOS ANGELES – If the … Continue reading

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Gays gassed at event in Russia


John Aravosis | America Blog | September 19, 2014 Renowned Russian homophobe and St. Petersburg lawmaker Vitaly Milonov, reportedly showed up with Russian Orthodox activists at a gay rights event in St. Petersburg, Russia, yesterday, doused the attendees with a green antisceptic … Continue reading

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Watch 6th Circuit For SCOTUS’ Next Move On Gay Marriage


BRIAN BAKST | Huffington Post | September 19, 2014 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — People seeking clues about how soon the Supreme Court might weigh in on states’ gay marriage bans should pay close attention to the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, … Continue reading

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The Stunning Velocity Of The Marriage Equality Movement


Chris Geidner  | Buzzfeed | September 19, 2014 View this image › Justine Zwiebel/BuzzFeed WASHINGTON — When a federal court ruled on Louisiana’s ban on same-sex couples’ marriages earlier this month, something shocking happened: The judge upheld the ban. U.S. … Continue reading

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