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GOP antigay CD-ROM sparks controversy in Minnesota

News 2006-03-03 GOP antigay CD-ROM sparks controversy in Minnesota A CD-ROM that the Minnesota Republican Party in St. Paul is sending out to build support for a constitutional amendment bann

Lawsuit: Sheriff allowed gay heart attack victim to die

The ACLU alleges a sheriff in West Virginia prevented lifesaving treatment for a gay man he falsely believed to be HIV-positive.

Florida teacher victim of antigay hate crime

News 2006-03-03 Florida teacher victim of antigay hate crime A substitute teacher in Florida says he was beaten outside his school because his attackers had the idea that he is gay. Police

Massachusetts Catholic Church in turmoil over adoption issue

Resignations follow bishops' request to be exempt from antidiscrimination law regarding adoptions by gays.

Transgender fire captain files grievance against chief

Woman claims supervisors stripped her of company vehicle and slashed her overtime.

Pro-gay banner too big for historic church, commission says

News 2006-03-02 Pro-gay banner too big for historic church, commission says The historic commission in Quincy, Mass., has denied a request by its "Church of the Presidents" to hang a large banner

Massachusetts bishops fight adoption by gays and lesbians

News 2006-03-02 Massachusetts bishops fight adoption by gays and lesbians Massachusetts's four Roman Catholic bishops want Catholic social service agencies exempted from state law that requires them to

Republican leader challenges Florida's ban on adoption by gays

Republican leader challenges Florida's ban on adoption by gays

Gay club attacked in England

A gang of weapon-wielding thugs trashed a gay nightclub in the U.K. city of Sheffield over the weekend.

Republican N.J. county grants DP benefits

Ten New Jersey counties now offer benefits to employees' same-sex partners.

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