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Millions across America celebrate LGBT pride

Streets were packed with crowds cheering and talking about the Friday Supreme Court decision.

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Three in a row: SCOTUS upholds marriage equality, Obamacare, Fair Housing Act

"These decisions show how much is at stake in our nation's highest court and how critical it is that Americans consider the Supreme Court as we choose our next president."

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Supreme Court rules in favor of marriage equality

"Today's ruling affirms what millions already know to be true: the four words etched onto the front of the Supreme Court - equal justice under law - apply to us."

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Today in LGBTQ history: Stonewall Inn made historic landmark


Today the  Stonewall Inn, site of the historic rebellion for LGBTQ rights was made a landmark by New York City's Landmarks Preservation Committee. The vote was unanimous. 

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Today in history: first AIDS cases reported in 1981

In its earliest phase, very little was known about transmission, and public anxiety grew, sometimes reaching hysterical proportions.

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Today in history: LGBT Pride Month!

Patrons at the Stonewall Inn, being subjected to routine anti-homosexual harassment, fought back in an incident considered to be the birth of the gay rights movement.

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Public workers union moves conference as "Boycott Indiana" movement mushrooms

"The so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act sets Indiana and our nation back decades in the struggle for civil rights."

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In women's history month: Lesbian rabbi leads Reform Jewish profession

The Reform Jewish movement - Rabbi Eger's spiritual home since childhood - has traveled a long road toward recognizing and embracing same-sex relationships.

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Anti-LGBT bills introduced in 28 states

So far this year 34 anti-LGBT bills in nine states have been defeated or failed to meet key legislative deadlines.

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Today in history: First openly gay candidate runs for Congress

Frank Kameny ran for U.S. Congress on this date in 1971, albeit for a non-voting seat representing the District of Columbia.

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