June 6, 2012

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AG Eric Holder's Remarks Celebrating LGBT Pride Month

Filed by Karen Ocamb | June 06, 2012 | 5:30 PM | comments

Attorney General Eric Holder issued a statement in celebration of LGBT Pride Month, and the work the Department of Justice has and will continue to do for the LGBT community. Read More


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American Conservative Judaism Approves Same-Sex Weddings

Filed by John M. Becker | June 06, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

The Conservative branch of American Judaism has formally approved same-sex weddings.Read More


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LGBT Connect At Netroots Nation

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 06, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

I am at Netroots Nation today, the annual political convention for American progressive political activists. The convention actually starts tomorrow, but today Netroots Nation hosts the LGBT Connect program, the brainchild of Mike Rogers, a seasoned political activist, managing director of Raw Story, and a Bilerico colleague.Read More


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RIP Ray Bradbury & An Inappropriate Video Tribute

Filed by James Holmes | June 06, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

Sci-fi god Ray Bradbury passed away today at the age of 91. But as much as I love the man, his death has popped a certain song into my head that will be driving me nuts by the end of the day.Read More


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NY State Appellate Court: Calling Someone Gay Is Not an Insult

Filed by John M. Becker | June 06, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

The idea that speculation about a person's sexual orientation, founded or not, is so damaging, so grave an insult, that it amounts to defamation, is being increasingly challenged in American courts.Read More


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C-279: When a Victory For One Can Be a Victory For . . . One

Filed by Mercedes Allen | June 06, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

The second hour of Second Reading debate for Bill C-279: An Act to Amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and Criminal Code (gender identity and gender expression) occurred on Friday June 1st, and the Second Reading vote is to take place today, June 6th. Read More


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Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis Welcomes LGBT Pride Month

Filed by Ed Team | June 06, 2012 | 8:30 AM | comments

"Like all of the great civil rights victories in our nation's history, this hard-won progress was forged by the determined advocacy of so many pioneers who refused to settle for second-class citizenship based on who they love. While we know...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | June 06, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

What, you may ask, does this video have to do with the LGBT community? Watch, and right around 0:50, you'll know....Read More