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France Nominates Gay Man As Ambassador To Vatican

Laurent Stefanini was nominated as French envoy to the Vatican back on January 5, but has not heard back about a confirmation. The delay, French and Italian media speculate, may be related to the fact that Stefanini is gay.

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New Emoji Update Includes Variety Of Same-Sex Couples

The original Emoji keyboard did include two men holding hands -- now Emoji includes a variety of LGBT friendly Emoji including families with two men and one or two children or two women and one or two children.

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Obama Calls For End To Conversion Therapy For LGBT Youth

The White House recently released a statement as a response to a petition, titled “Enact Leelah’s Law to Ban all LBGTQ+ Conversion Therapy" on the White House's official petition website, We The People.

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Jon Stewart Speaks Out On Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Jon Stewart returned to the Daily Show Monday, April 6 to ridicule supporters of Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act for using Nazis and Ku Klux Klan members in their comparisons.

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Pizza And Same-Sex Marriage Are Sparking Debate, Funding Campaigns, And Controversy Nationwide

A local pizzeria, Memories Pizza, in Indiana has been making headlines lately after controversy surrounding its decision to announce that they would not serve their food at the wedding of a same-sex couple if asked to cater.

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Kentucky Governor Argues Same-Sex Marriage Ban Isn’t Discriminatory Because It Applies To Everyone

In a recent brief filed with the Supreme Court, Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear’s administration argued that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage was not discriminatory, because it bans both hetero- and homosexual people from marrying people of the same sex.

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Millennials Overwhelmingly Support Comprehensive LGBT Nondiscrimination Protections

A new Generation Progress poll shows widespread support among Millennials for legislation that bans discrimination against LGBT people in employment, housing, and other areas of life.

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Celebrating International Transgender Day Of Visibility With Laverne Cox

On International Transgender Day of Visibility, the George Washington University hosted actress Laverne Cox, who spoke on the intersections of race, class, and gender uniquely affect the lives of trans women of color.

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Michael Sam Speaks Out On LGBT NFL Players

Football player Michael Sam became the first openly gay NFL player, after being drafted by the St. Louis Rams last year. Last week, Sam stated that he is “not the only gay person in the NFL.”

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Millennials: The Unclaimed Political Generation And Marriage Equality

A survey released in February revealed some surprising news about Millennial voters: of the GOP Millennials surveyed, a majority said they favored same-sex marriage.

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