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Mormon Church backs Nevada DOMA

The New York Times runs first lesbian civil union announcement

Egyptian court: Police will testify in gay sex trial

Long Island town adopts DP registry

Quebec backs same-sex marriage

Miami-Dade repeal supporters allege "massive" conspiracy

Federal judge backs Indiana GSA

GOP strategist slams Simon

Gay student attacked at Howard University

Missing Chinese activist reportedly in police detention

Boston University tells Academy to drop GSA

Third gay-bashing victim comes forward

Episcopal priest may be defrocked for antigay views