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Pennsylvania town enacts gay rights law

Miami-Dade voters uphold gay rights law

Mark Bingham's Mom to Appear on Dr. Laura's Radio Show

She is scheduled to appear on conservative talk-show host Dr. Laura Schlessinger's syndicated radio show.

Pennsylvania town weighs antidiscrimination law

Maine city's gay rights law headed for ballot

Florida's new voting machines cause delays

South African court approves gay adoption

California DP bill signed in remembrance of 9/11

Hate crimes jump 11% in L.A. County

Jerusalem gays lead "kissing" protest

Defrocked Episcopal priest remains defiant

Mormon Church backs Nevada DOMA

The New York Times runs first lesbian civil union announcement