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Why Is June LGBT Pride Month?

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The first of June marks LGBT Pride Month. The reasons that Pride Month is so important to the LGBT community are many. The fight to earn civil rights has been hard and those who worked so diligently deserve to be … Continue reading

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Data That Proves LGBT Teens Need More Support

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Most people are aware that members of the LGBT community face discrimination and bullying, whether the individual is an adult or a child. Every day, there are news reports of laws being passed to prevent the LGBT community from having … Continue reading

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Universal Life Church Ministers Can Perform Gay Weddings

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ULC Ministers Can Perform Gay Weddings in the Nine States They Are Legal On Nov. 6, 2012, voters in Maine, Maryland, and Washington secured a major victory in the campaign for complete marriage equality throughout the U.S. by legalizing same … Continue reading

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The Legal Guide for Lesbian and Gay Couples

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This Legal Guide is a great resource for lesbian and gay couples in almost every situation.     Wading through red tape and legalities is never simple, however, for marginalized populations it can be astoundingly and earth shatteringly complicated. In … Continue reading

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The Universal Life Church Congratualtes New York on Passing Gay Marriage

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The ULCM commends New York on their efforts to ensure marriage equality for all citizens by passing legislation legalizing gay marriage! This bill marks the passage of same sex marriage in the largest state thus far; New York is the … Continue reading

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Homophobia in Comedy

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It has been reported that comedian and actor Tracy Morgan went on a “homophobic rant” at a Nashville comedy club last night. His comments were not well-received by the crowd, and the backlash has been great. Comments about Morgan and … Continue reading

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When Love Conquers, a Look at The Naming Project

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Everyone knows how Lady Gaga feels about being gay. Repetitive and upbeat, she declares no matter “gay, straight or bi, lesbian or transgender life, you’re on the right track baby. You were born to survive,” in her new single. This … Continue reading

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Presbyterians Vote to Allow Gay Clergy

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After 33 years of debate, ranging from polite to contentious, the Presbyterian Church (USA) has voted to overturn a ban on gay clergy. This decision is in no way absolute however, it only states that congregations may allow gay ministers, … Continue reading

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