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Geffen, Bing Credited With Funding Prop 8 Lawsuit

Hollywood moguls David Geffen and Steve Bing are being credited with launching the lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Proposition 8, California’s gay marriage ban. In an interview with Variety, Chad Griffin, the former president of the American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER), the group formed specifically to support the case, credited...

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New York, USA: Senator Gillibrand Calls meeting to Discuss LGBT Legislaiton

The junior U.S. senator from New York and leaders of the LGBT community from New York City are set to meet on Sunday to discuss efforts to advance pro-LGBT federal bills in the wake of the latest court ruling against the Defense of Marriage Act. According to a statement from her office, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) ...

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USA: Catholic Church Has Spent More Than $1 Million Fighting Marriage Equality in 2012

Forget that vow of poverty: The Roman Catholic Church has shelled out more than $1 million to fight various marriage-equality initiatives, according to a new report from the Human Rights Campaign. The study shows that the millennia-old institution has donated more than $1.1 million to anti-equality efforts, including ones ...

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