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- Thousands marched in yesterday’s Keep the Promise on AIDS demonstration in Washington.
- Hundreds turned out for an impromptu vigil in Lincoln, Nebraska for a woman who was brutally attacked and accosted with anti-gay rhetoric in a home invasion.
- How will transgender identities be addressed in the new psychiatry diagnostic manual?
- According to the University of North Carolina, the state’s recently passed Amendment One does not prevent domestic partner benefits.
- A British headmaster tried to prevent a transgender student from taking her graduation exams, and she responded by showing him the Equality Act.
- The Senate of Liberia has unanimously approved a bill that would treat same-sex marriage as a second degree felony.
- Meet the 14 openly gay athletes at the 2012 Olympics.