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‘The Temperamentals’ makes Hay of gay Pride; ‘Earnest’ errs with irony ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com “Temperamental” was a code name in the 1940s and ‘50s for a gay man, like “friend of Dorothy”...

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Gay marriage rights group forms in N.C.

‘We Do’ will go beyond fighting anti-gay-marriage amendment to target state law already banning gay marriage TOM BREEN | Associated Press editor@dallasvoice.com RALEIGH, N.C. — A gay rights group launched a campaign Monday, Oct....

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Wisc. governor wants to stop defending gay rights

Gov. Scott Walker Republican Scott Walker says he believes state’s partner registry is unconstitutional, seeks to withdraw from case TODD RICHMOND | Associated Press MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker has told a judge he...

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DOMA under assault but still potent

Controversy over federal marriage ban creates rollercoaster ride for same-sex couples living with real-world consequences DAVID CRARY  |  Associated Press NEW YORK — These are frustrating, tantalizing days for many of the...

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NC poll: Most support rights for same-sex couples

MIKE BAKER | Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. — More than half of North Carolina residents now support legal recognition of same-sex couples, and more than one-quarter believe they should have full marriage rights, according to a...

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Gay Polish soccer fans want separate seating

Associated Press WARSAW, Poland — A group of gay Polish soccer fans has called on the organizers of the 2012 European Championships to set aside separate seating for gays and lesbians to protect them from harrassment and...

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Log Cabin urges court to sustain DADT case

Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — A gay rights group is asking a federal appeals court in California to keep considering whether a trial judge properly struck down the U.S. military’s ban on gays serving openly in...

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LGBT group demands apology from FIFA

President of soccer’s governing body said gays attending World Cup in Qatar in 2022 should refrain from sex STEVE DOUGLAS  |  AP Sports Writer LONDON — A leading international gay rights group demanded an official apology...

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Advocates push safe schools bill in wake of suicide

Parents of Houston teen who shot himself last week say school officials didn’t respond to repeated complaints, leading to 13-year-old being ‘bullied to death’ John Wright  |  Online Editor wright@dallasvoice.com Asher Brown...

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HRC counters Target money in Minn.

MARTIGA LOHN  |  Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Democratic-backed political fund, a Minnesota gay rights organization and Democratic candidates will split a $150,000 donation as part of a push to elect gay marriage...

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Gay rights group: Target won’t offer olive branch

STEVE KARNOWSKI  |  Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. has decided against giving money to gay-friendly causes to quiet the uproar over a $150,000 donation that helped support a Minnesota governor candidate who opposes...

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NJ Supreme Court rejects gay marriage case

ANGELA DELLI SANTI  |  Associated Press Writer TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey’s Supreme Court won’t consider whether the state’s civil union law provides equal rights to gay couples before the case is heard in a...

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