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USA – Major gay marriage cases in federal court and where they stand

May 28, 2012

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Battles over same-sex marriage have been raging in the federal courts for several years. Two general areas of litigation could reach the US Supreme Court within a year. One is a challenge toCalifornia’s ban on same-sex marriages under Proposition 8. The other seeks to invalidate the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which limits the […]

An LGBT History Lesson: People Who Changed History

May 16, 2012

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by Joel BoyceMay 15, 2012 Photo credit: Notwist Thursday, May 17, is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) and this year Care2 is bringing you personal stories from around the world on the fight to eliminate anti-LGBT prejudice and discrimination. For our complete coverage, please click here. What would the world today look […]

U.S. Acceptance of Gay/Lesbian Relations Is the New Normal / Poll: Most Americans support same-sex unions

May 14, 2012

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May 14, 2012For third year, majority says gay/lesbian relations are morally acceptableby Lydia Saad PRINCETON, NJ — The slight majority of American adults, 54%, consider gay or lesbian relations morally acceptable. Public acceptance of gay/lesbian relations as morally acceptable grew slowly but steadily from 38% in 2002 to 56% in 2011 and is now holding […]