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State Senator Who Fought Recent Bill Says He’s Gay

A veteran Arizona lawmaker who was a vocal critic of a bill that touched off a national debate over discrimination came out as gay on Wednesday, saying “I wanted to let everyone know I am gay, I’m a Latino and I’m a state senator and it’s OK.”

03/05/2014

A participant holds a rainbow flag during the gay and lesbian pride parade. (Credit: PEDRO ARMESTRE/Getty Images)

Flagstaff Protest Against Arizona Bill Planned

Dozens of residents in Flagstaff plan to protest legislation that would allow Arizona business owners to deny service to gay people on religious grounds.

02/23/2014

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Senator Heller, You’ve Got Mail

Thousands of Nevadans are showing their support to end discrimination for the gay and transgender community in the workplace.

10/31/2013

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 24:  Orlando Cruz works out during a training session for his upcoming fight against Orlando "Siri" Salido at Mendez Boxing Gym on September 24, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

First Openly Gay Boxer Fights For World Title

Orlando Cruz won the fight of his life when he came out last year as the first openly gay fighter in boxing. Cruz takes on fellow veteran Orlando Salido in a fight for a piece of the featherweight title on the undercard of Timothy Bradley’s fight with Juan Manuel Marquez. He’ll do it wearing rainbow colors on his boxing trunks, his way of showing support for others in the gay and lesbian community.

10/10/2013

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Nevada Senator Outs Self As Gay During Same-Sex Marriage Debate

As Nevada legislators emotionally debated a move toward same-sex marriage, one lawmaker rose to his feet and declared, “I’m gay.”

04/24/2013

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Record Number Of Gay, Bi Candidates Seek Seats In Congress

Of the four openly gay members of Congress, the two longest-serving stalwarts are vacating their seats. Instead of fretting, their activist admirers are excited about a record number of gays vying to win seats in the next Congress — and to make history in the process.

10/02/2012

A participant holds a rainbow flag during the gay and lesbian pride parade. (Credit: PEDRO ARMESTRE/Getty Images)

1000s Attend Pride Parade In Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thousands of people flooded downtown Las Vegas to watch the city’s 15th annual Pride Parade. The Las Vegas Sun reports the crowd lined the parade route in a show of support for the lesbian, […]

FM News 100.5 KXNT–09/09/2012

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Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

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Mormon Parents Of Gays Do ‘It Gets Better’ Video

Mormon parents defend their gay children in a new video that confronts The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ disapproval of same-sex relationships.

04/20/2012

File photo of a protest on the campus of Brigham Young University. (credit: Danny Chan La/Getty Images)

Gay BYU Students Could Face Expulsion For Launching YouTube Video

Students from a strict Mormon college that prohibits “homosexual behavior” have launched a Web video aimed at reassuring other gay and lesbian youth struggling with their faith and sexual orientation.

04/08/2012

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