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Disabled veteran who runs a LGBTI Newsletter.

Village Playwrights Halloween “Queer Scare”


CALL FOR SCRIPTS The Village Playwrights will celebrate Halloween with “Queer Scare,” an evening of short play readings at the LGBT Community Center. Five to eight plays will be selected to be read from 8 pm to 10 pm on Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Gay Veteran Stricken With Cancer Pleads With Arizona Judge to Recognize His Marriage


Jamie Ross | Courthouse News | August 27, 2014 A same-sex couple from Arizona asked a federal judge to recognize their marriage because one is dying of cancer and wants to leave his spouse his military veteran’s benefits. George Martinez and Fred … Continue reading

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Illinois School Bans Discussions of Michael Brown’s Death


Paul L. Thomas, Ed.D. | AlterNet | August 27, 2014 When faced with tragedies like the shooting of Michael Brown and the community unrest that followed, there are many hard questions to be asked. Why did this happen again? Who should be … Continue reading

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Shocking Undercover Film Shows Cameroon A Homophobic Hotbed of Arrests


Melanie Nathan | Oblogdeeoblogda | August 27, 2014 Global Rights, Partners for Justice is doing work for LGBT Human Rights in Africa, bringing into focus the plight of gay people in Cameroon: “In Africa, homosexuality is illegal in 38 of the continent’s … Continue reading

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ESPN Apologizes For That Unnecessary, Awkward Report On Michael Sam’s Showering Routine


Chris Greenberg | Huffington Post | August 27, 2014 ESPN proudly bills itself as “The Worldwide Leader In Sports.” But it regrets briefly becoming the worldwide leader in unnecessary, awkward reports on the showering habits of Michael Sam, the first … Continue reading

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In the News This Week with Ann and Andy


IN THE NEWS THIS WEEK WITH ANN AND ANDY (taped 8-27-14): Gay USA | August 27, 2014 The Seventh Circuit heard from the defenders of bans on same-sex marriage in Indiana and Wisconsin and it looks as if the judges … Continue reading

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Grindr smartphone app outs exact location of gays across Iran


John Aravosis | America Blog | August 27, 2014 A design flaw in the popular smartphone app “Grindr” permits anyone with an Internet connection, anywhere in the world, to identity the near-exact location — to within about 100 feet (30 meters) — … Continue reading

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In States With Medical Marijuana, Painkiller Deaths Down 25 Percent


Douglas Main | Newsweek | Reader Supported News | August 27, 2014 merica has a major problem with prescription pain medications like Vicodin and OxyContin. Overdose deaths from these pharmaceutical opioids have approximately tripled since 1991, and every day 46 people … Continue reading

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The Fun of Empire


Glenn Greenwald | The Intercept | August 27, 2014 CBS News, August 18, 2011: President Barack Obama officially demanded that Syrian President Bashar Assad resign for the sake of his own people, saying he was no longer fit to lead after … Continue reading

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What the media won’t tell you about solar power


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