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NBA player makes history by coming out as gay

The NBA's Jason Collins made history yesterday by coming out as gay - the first time an NBA player has done so while still actively playing.

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U.S. Supreme Court hears Calif. marriage equality case

Another milestone was crossed March 26 in Californians' years-long quest for marriage equality.

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Boy Scouts might drop anti-gay clause

The Boy Scouts of America issued a surprise announcement Jan. 28 saying that it was "actively considering" ending its long-time ban on gay members and leaders.

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Gay marriage backers put the spotlight on Illinois

"We are a stable family, why shouldn't we have the same respect and the same rights as any other couple, as any other family?"

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No vote yet on Illinois marriage equality

According to Rep. Greg Harris, its chief sponsor in the House, "there is simply not enough time or votes."

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Rally in Tenn. demands LGBT rights

All across the state, similar rallies took place to petition President Obama to sign an executive order barring discrimination based on sexual orientation.

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Troubled children adopted by homo/heterosexual parents flourish equally well

Anyone concerned about the anti-gay agenda of the radical Right in the U.S. will findwebsites dedicated to the proposition that gay couples should not be allowed to adopt children.

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Coming out for equality in Memphis

"This very ground was built on the struggle for equality and equal rights."

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NFL players make strong defense of LGBT equality

Many athletes have publicly stated their support for having LGBT players as their teammates, and some have supported marriage equality efforts.

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LGBT hunger striker: I want the same rights as you

Sometimes, it's a good thing to go hungry. Throughout the state, Michigan's "anti-equality environment" is being protested with a 100-day hunger strike.

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