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Israeli parliament to get first gay member

Shepard Ad Upsets Oregon Gay Group

Some condom makers to halt production of nonoxynol-9 products (6362)

6362 Health News 2002-09-27 Some condom makers to halt production of nonoxynol-9 products Some U.S. condom makers have announced that they will soon s

Beating victim sues accused attackers

Patrols increased after San Diego attacks

Hate-crimes bill gets last-minute push

Circuit court allows sexual discrimination suit

Whitman-Walker Clinic may reduce services (6360)

6360 Health News 2002-09-26 Whitman-Walker Clinic may reduce services Washington, D.C.'s Whitman-Walker Clinic, one of the nation's largest medical fa

Transgendered woman settles lawsuit with beauty school

California passes gay-inclusive family leave law

New York county passes DP bill

Prince Charles sparks uproar over fox hunting

Anglican ruling body reasserts authority