Gay/Lesbian Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. NOLA favorite for All-Star GameRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Texarkana Gazette

    In this Feb. 13, 2014, file photo, a worker attaches a banner to a scaffolding in New Orleans in preparation of the NBA All-Star basketball game. The league took the 2017 game out of Charlotte on Thursday, July 21, 2016, because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people.

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  2. Hornets co-owner hits out at All Star Game moveRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Hornets co-owner Felix Sabates has blasted the NBA's decision to move the 2017 All Star Game out of Charlotte, North Carolina due to its objections to a state law decried as discriminatory against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. The NBA has been opposed to House Bill 2, or HB2, since it was passed in March and tried to work with local governments to change the law before ultimately making a decision of relocating its mid-February exhibition.

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  3. Members of Philadelphia's LGBT community respond to Trump's RNC commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MyFoxPhilly

    "Only weeks ago in Orlando Florida 49 wonderful Americans were savagely murdered by an Islamic terrorist. This time the terrorist targeted LGBTQ community.

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  4. NBA, New Orleans 'deep in negotiations' for 2017 All-Star gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MSNBC

    As the NBA looks for a new home for the 2017 All-Star Game, cities are lining up with open arms to welcome LeBron James , Stephen Curry and the hundred million or so dollars the festivities would bring to the local economy. New Orleans is the favorite, a person close to the situation told The Associated Press.

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  5. Record 25,000 people attend Jerusalem Pride marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Blade

    A record 25,000 people attended Jerusalem's annual Pride march on July 21, 2016. The 15th annual Jerusalem Pride march took place on Thursday and was dedicated to the memory of Shira Banki, a 16-year-old girl who was stabbed to death at last year's event.

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  6. Clinton meets with Orlando victims' familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hill

    Hillary Rodham Clinton Three Clinton aides received top secret emails Vulnerable GOP senators praise Kaine Pro-abortion rights groups give Kaine nod of approval MORE met with family members and friends of victims of a shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando that left 49 people dead last month. "I'm really here to listen to what your experiences have been," she said at the meeting, according to the Washington Post .

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  7. Supports Peck for SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ParsonsSun.com

    I understand letters to the editor during an election year are a part of the process and you don't control most of what is written.

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  8. Judge to monitor Kansas' actions on gay marriage for 3 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Brownsville Herald

    A federal judge told Kansas on Friday that for three more years he will monitor its compliance with the U.S. Supreme Court's historic decision legalizing gay marriage across the nation. U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree issued a permanent barring the state from treating same-sex couples differently than opposite-sex couples in allowing them to marry or extending "other rights, protections, obligations or benefits of marriage" to them.

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  9. Trump-Putin-Lieberman and the Axis of EvilRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Make the World a Better Place

    The media has done a decent job eviscerating Trump's acceptance speech and its panoply of lies. So I don't need to go over well-ploughed ground.

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  10. City Council considers ban on 'conversion therapy' in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Times

    City Councilmember M. Lorena Gonzlez is proposing that Seattle ban mental-health counselors from using so-called "conversion therapy" to try to make gay minors straight. City Councilmember M. Lorena Gonzalez is proposing that Seattle ban mental-health counselors from using so-called "conversion therapy" to try to make gay minors straight.

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  11. Calhoun County gay-rights groups have grown since marriage decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anniston Star

    Zoe Matthews embraces Mellisa Miles, right, at a recent PFLAG meeting. The group meets every third Thursday at Grace Episcopal Church.

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  12. Tim Kaine Is Your Basic Well-Intentioned, Foot-Dragging, Not-All-That-Pro-Gay DemocratRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Queerty

    Apparently Hillary Clinton thinks Donald Trump has a lock on the market for boldness, so she decided to go the safe-and-oh-so-boring route in choosing Sen. Tim Kaine as her running mate. Kaine is pretty much cut from the same mold as Clinton-a moderate with extensive foreign and domestic policy experience.

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  13. At Jerusalem Pride March, Orthodox welcomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jewish Journal

    The mayor of Jerusalem opted not to attend the capital's pride march so as not to offend haredi Orthodox and religious Zionist residents. His decision came on the heels of 300 leading religious Zionist rabbis backed a prominent colleague, Rabbi Yigal Levinstein, who called LGBT people "deviant."

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  14. What's alike - and what's not - about Trump and Netanyahu defending LGBTQ rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jewish Journal

    Donald Trump speaking during the evening session on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention, July 21, 2016. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images That the statements came the same day and were both delivered by polarizing politicians generally known for appealing to traditionalists is a coincidence to be sure but a coincidence that points to key differences in how gays are integrated in each country, particularly among conservatives.

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  15. Hillary Clinton's VP: Tim KaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Advocate

    I'm thrilled to announce my running mate, @TimKaine , a man who's devoted his life to fighting for others. -H pic.twitter.com/lTVyfztE5Z The U.S. senator from Virginia, formerly the state's governor, is considered a moderate.

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  16. On Anniversary of Equality Act Introduction, HRC Announces Support of More Than 80 Major CompaniesRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    Today, ahead of the one-year anniversary of the introduction of the Equality Act, the Human Rights Campaign , the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer civil rights organization, announced that Adobe Systems Inc., Advanced Micro Devices Inc., Alcoa Inc., Automatic Data Processing Inc., Bank of America Corp., Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., Cargill Inc., Chevron Corp., Cisco Systems Inc., Darden Restaurants Inc., Delhaize America Inc., InterContinental Hotels Group Americas, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Kenneth Cole Productions Inc., Pure Storage Inc., TIAA, Uber Technologies Inc., WhiteWave Foods Co., Williams-Sonoma Inc., Xerox Corp., and Office Depot Inc. have joined HRC's Business Coalition for the Equality Act .

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  17. Trump vows to protect LGBTQ communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Star

    With five letters, Donald Trump brushed off decades of Republican reluctance to voice full-throated support for gay rights – at least for a night. Trump's call in his speech to the Republican National Convention for protecting the “LGBTQ community” was a watershed moment for the Republican Party – the first time the issue has been elevated in a GOP nomination address.

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  18. Hornets president: NBA assured Charlotte 2019 All-Star game if North Carolina law changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MSNBC

    Hornets President Fred Whitfield told the Observer the NBA has no plans to put 2019 - the next available All-Star Weekend - out to general bid. Even beyond Sabates - no small thorn - there's no guaranteed North Carolina's anti-gay law is satisfactorily modified.

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  19. Here are all the musicians Donald Trump and the GOP has pissed offRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Silicon Alley Insider

    This week's Republican National Convention was one of the most chaotic and vitriolic in recent memory. Speeches were plagiarized , Nazi-esque salutes were inadvertently thrown , crowds and candidates jeered at one another from floor to stage - and all of it was accompanied by an equally divisive and abundantly ironic soundtrack.

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  20. The wrong idea for government and religionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | LA Daily News

    The “First Amendment Defense Act” is one of those proposals that will sound good to almost everybody - until you read beyond the title. This editorial board applauds any effort to defend the First Amendment to the Constitution and its guarantees of Americans' freedoms of religion, speech, press and peaceable assembly, as well as our right to petition the government.

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