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10 Fascinating Facts About Halloween You Probably Didn’t Know — Part I

Halloween, that beloved holiday of trick-or-treat, costumes and masks, jack-o-lanterns, children’s and adults’ parties, and outrageous sugar highs, is almost upon us. But do you know why we celebrate this hol ...

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Remembering Tennessee Williams During LGBT History Month

One of the most influential plays of the 20th century would have to be “A Streetcar Named Desire.” Probably everyone knows the famous line, “I have always depended on the kindness of strangers,” s ...

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Why Is June LGBT Pride Month?

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 remembe ...

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Data Proves That LGBT Teens Need More Support

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 communi ...

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The Boom in Same-Sex Marriage Laws

Same-sex couples deserve the same marriage rights granted opposite-sex couples this is the prevailing sentiment of the majorities of several national legislatures. Within the course of a single month, the legislatures of ...

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ULC Ministers Can Perform Gay Weddings

ULC Ministers Can Perform Gay Weddings UPDATE: As of 2015, ministers can perform legally binding same-sex marriages in all 50 states. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: On Nov. 6, 2012, voters in Maine, Maryland, and Washington secu ...

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10 Reasons Homophobia Makes No Sense (Part 1)

As the Washington State Legislature holds hearings on a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in that state, social conservatives have ramped up their campaign against homosexuality and LGBT rights. The National Org ...

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The Legal Guide for Lesbian and Gay Couples

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 eart ...

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ULC Congratulates New York on Passing Gay Marriage

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; Ne ...

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Homophobia in Comedy

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 abo ...

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