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- The CDC is partnering with Emory University’s SexIsTheQuestion.org to launch an ambitious survey of gay and bisexual men.
- The City Council of Jacksonville, Florida rejected LGBT nondiscrimination protections with a jarring 17-2 vote.
- A San Francisco Catholic Church is trying to cover its tracks for banning a drag performance by a recovery group by deciding to never rent out their facility to any outside group for one-night venues.
- Adam Levine of Maroon 5 and The Voice explains his support for marriage equality.
- 50 Cent has confirmed that his late mother was a lesbian.
- Zach Wahls is heading out on a speaking tour around his home state of Iowa to talk about the importance of marriage equality: