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This week in LGBTQ history: UN issues Free & Equal stamps

In February of this year, the United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) issued a set of six stamps promoting the UN Free & Equal campaign.

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LGBTQ-Latino leader, Carlos Guillermo Smith, fights for Florida’s future

"This tragedy has impacted the central Florida LGBTQ community so much. It's got to be part of the conversation in the election cycle."

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Homeless gay youth are our youth

Despite all the gay excitement and celebration we can't overlook the hundreds of young LGBT people sleeping on the streets of Los Angeles every night.

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Strategy working for same-sex marriage supporters

Supporters routinely ask gay couples to meet with reluctant lawmakers to put a human face on same-sex marriage. They file lawsuits. They use unexpected allies to spread their message.

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After Senate win, gay rights groups shift focus to Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) - Moments after the Senate passed a historic measure to outlaw workplace discrimination against gay and transgendered workers, activists turned their attention toward President Barack Obama and a long-sought executive order that would have the same effect, though on a much smaller scale.

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Jason Collins is changing our world

Having the first "out" athlete has struck a major blow against stereotypical ideas about masculinity, and shown that sport has become a much more inclusive space.

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Troubled children adopted by homo/heterosexual parents flourish equally well

Anyone concerned about the anti-gay agenda of the radical Right in the U.S. will findwebsites dedicated to the proposition that gay couples should not be allowed to adopt children.

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Coming out for equality in Memphis

"This very ground was built on the struggle for equality and equal rights."

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Did Dharun Ravi verdict bring justice for Tyler Clementi?

Tyler Clementi, a freshman at Rutgers University, where I have taught for 41 years, committed suicide.

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Three cheers for Mariela Castro’s visit to the U.S.

Mariela Castro, staunch advocate and supporter of LGBT causes, daughter of Raul Castro and neice to Fidel Castro, is coming to the United States.

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