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Disabled veteran who runs a LGBTI Newsletter.

Dick Cheney And Other Bush Administration Officials May Finally Go To Trial


Manny Schewitz | Forward Progressives | July 30, 2014 Did you know six members of the Bush Administration may finally end up in court? While I’d really rather see Bush painting his self portraits in solitary confinement or Rumsfeld riding the … Continue reading

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US: Wyoming same-sex marriage lawsuit will be allowed to go to trial


Pink News | July 30, 2014 A Wyoming judge has declined to rule on the constitutionality of a state law that specifies marriage is limited to one man and one woman. Laramie County District Court Judge Thomas Campbell also decided … Continue reading

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US: Former ‘ex-gay’ activist encourages national ban on ‘conversion therapies’


Yvette Cantu Schneider has become the latest former anti-gay activist to condemn harmful gay-to-straight ‘conversion therapies’, and has encouraged a nation-wide ban “as quickly as possible”. Schneider told Jeremy Hooper of Good as You, in an interview conducted for GLAAD, … Continue reading

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Plaintiff’s ready as Ugandan Court Hears Case on Constitutionality of the Anti-Homosexuality Act


Melanie Nathan | Oblogdeeoblogda | July 30, 2014. In Kampala, Uganda, the Constitutional Court heard arguments for the Petition seeking to nullify the Anti Homosexuality Act which was signed into law earlier this year. Five of the Petitioners were in … Continue reading

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Texas AG Greg Abbott: Gay Marriage Ban In State’s Interest


Associated Press | South Florida Gay News | July 30, 2014 Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Attorney General Greg Abbott’s office is arguing that the U.S. Constitution allows Texas to ban same-sex marriage to promote the … Continue reading

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No, Teens Don’t Smoke More Pot In Medical Marijuana States


April M. Short | AlterNet | July 30, 2014 The U.S. federal government stubbornly continues to classify marijuana as a Schedule I substance with no known medical uses. While our government blocks all research on the potential benefits of marijuana, clinical … Continue reading

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Mother of Ryan White Visits Nation’s Capital, Urges Congress to Maintain Commitment to People with HIV/AIDS in the U.S.


National Policy Office – Washington, DC: 202-835-8373 Program and Administrative Office – Tampa, FL: 813-258-5929 For Immediate Release: 7.30.14 Media Contact: Carl Schmid |  cschmid@theaidsinstitute.org | 202-835-8373   Mother of Ryan White Visits Nation’s Capital, Urges Congress to Maintain Commitment to People with … Continue reading

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Christians and Anti-Gay Groups of Uganda Fight To Save Anti-Homosexuality Act


Melanie Nathan | Oblogdeeoblogda | July 30, 2014 In a further attack against gays, the Christian and anti-gay groups of Uganda are trying a desperate move to try and defeat the Ugandan Human Rights defender Plaintiff’s from succeeding to prove that the Anti-Homosexuality … Continue reading

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Does NASA’s Data Show Doomsday for New York City?


The Daily Take Team | The Thom Hartmann Program | Truthout | July 30, 2014 The view of Hudson River sea level beyond the Lincoln Tunnel in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. (Photo: Joisey Showaa / Flickr) If we don’t do … Continue reading

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Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival thinks trans women aren’t real women, or something


John Aravosis | America Blog | July 30, 2014 Far be it for me to be an expert on what it is to be transgender, but how hard is it to understand that a trans woman is a woman, and she … Continue reading

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