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Anti-Trans Ballot Measure Introduced in CA

By Matthew S. Bajko | Apr 25
A California group long opposed to LGBT rights has introduced a ballot measure that would legislate which public restrooms transgender people could use.

Harris Seeks to Stop 'Shoot the Gays' Initiative

Mar 28
State Attorney General Kamala Harris on Wednesday said that she would go to court in an effort to stop a proposed ballot initiative that calls for gays to be killed.

CA Lawmaker Seeks Bar Review of Author 'Shoot Gays' Ballot Initiative Author

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Mar 14
A gay state lawmaker is firing back against a proposed ballot initiative that seeks to shoot to death homosexuals, asking the State Bar of California to investigate the attorney behind the measure.

Religious Rights Attorney Proposes 'Kill the Gays' Bill for California

By EDGE | Mar 3
A California religious rights attorney has proposed a ballot measure and is in the process of collecting signatures to have a law placed on the books in the Golden State that would make homosexuality a crime punishable by death.

Kazakhstan Politician Wants Blood Test for Gay 'Degenerates'

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 16
A politician from Kazakhstan claims that "blood tests for degeneratism" can weed out gays, and that homosexuality should be made illegal.

Prop 8 Doc to Premier June 23 on HBO

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Jun 21
There are many tales being told in "The Case Against 8," Ben Cotner and Ryan White’s riveting new documentary about one of the lawsuits which changed the course of LGBT history by opening the marriage equality floodgates.

Tutu Urges Uganda’s Museveni Against Anti-Gay Bill

By Ray Faure | Feb 23
South Africa’s retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Sunday made an impassioned plea to Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni not to sign into law a harsh Anti-Homosexuality Bill that calls for a life sentence for some same-sex relations.

Suit Filed Over Trans Student Law

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Dec 27
Anti-gay activists are suing state officials over a new state law designed to protect transgender students.

Researchers: Marriage Bans Cause Psychological Harm

By Sergio N. Candido | May 25
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health are awaiting the Supreme Court decisions on gay marriage cases this June for scientific reasons - they want to study the psychological impact (whether positive or negative) of the outcome.

On Minn. Gay Marriage Vote, Seniors a Tough Crowd

By Patrick Condon | Oct 29
Minnesota is one of four states with gay marriage on the November ballot, and gay rights supporters hope to win over some senior citizens, who vote in high numbers and have been a key factor in the decisions in the other states, like California.

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