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Aruba Parliament approves civil unions for same-sex couples

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Aruba’s Eagle Beach tourism photo ORANJESTAD, Aruba (AP) — Lawmakers in Aruba have voted to grant same-sex couples the right to register their unions and receive benefits granted to married people on the Dutch Caribbean island. Parliament voted 11-5 with four abstentions late …

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New trial ordered in Tyler Clementi case after convictions tossed out

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. John Munson/The Star-Ledger via AP, Pool, File A New Jersey appeals court on Friday threw out the 15-count conviction of a former Rutgers University student whose roommate, Tyler Clementi, killed himself after being captured on a webcam kissing another man. The three-judge panel …

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Kim Davis’ lawyer defending antigay pastor accused of crimes against humanity

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. An American Christian pastor who helped introduce laws criminalising homosexuality in third-world countries and has voiced support for anti-LGBT laws in Russia has retained the most well-known homophobic lawyer on the planet: Mat Staver, head of the right-wing Christian law firm that represented antigay …

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Minneapolis restaurant has perfect response to homophobic Yelp review

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Hell’s Kitchen restaurant in Minneapolis Facebook A popular brunch destination in Minneapolis was quick to respond to an obnoxious review bemoaning the fact that the eatery has “too many gay people” hanging out inside, according to a report by Fox 9. Despite the …

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N.C. lieutenant guv calls anti-LGBT law ‘common sense in America’

This post originally published by the Washington Blade. Lt. Gov. Dan Forest (R-N.C.) touted North Carolina’s anti-LGBT law at the Values Voter Summit. (Photo public domain) Despite outcry over his state’s anti-LGBT law from the business community and performers who cancelled events in the state, North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest …

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North Carolina governor blames Chamber of Commerce for anti-trans law

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory makes remarks concerning House Bill 2 while speaking during a government affairs conference in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, May 4, 2016. A North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws and can’t be enforced, …

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Where did newly sainted Mother Teresa stand on LGBT rights?

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Mother Teresa at a pro-life meeting in Germany © 1986 Túrelio (via Wikimedia-Commons), 1986 / License: Creative Commons CC-BY-SA-2.0 de Mother Teresa was declared a saint in a canonization Mass held by Pope Francis in the Vatican on Sunday. The iconic nun’s life …

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Dept of Justice drops opposition to releasing Pulse 911 calls to media

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice has dropped its legal case against the release of 911 calls from the massacre at a gay nightclub in Florida, saying Wednesday that withholding the recordings is no longer necessary …

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