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- New Jersey is moving forward to propose its own ban on ex-gay therapy.
- POLL: 54 percent of Nebraskans support marriage equality or civil unions.
- A Washington trans woman was kicked out of a women’s locker room at Evergreen State College.
- Two school districts, in Broward County, Florida and Los Angeles California, are recognizing LGBT History Month for the first time.
- Married lesbian servicemember Sgt. Donna Johnson was killed in Afghanistan by an insurgent who detonated a suicide vest.
- A couple from Quincy, Massachusetts explains their relief at realizing their child was transgender.
- Eugene Delgaudio responded to the investigation of him by condemning “the suicide bombers of the political left.”
- The Brazil state of Rio has annulled an LGBT nondiscrimination law for procedural concerns.
- Malaysia’s deputy education minister says the country’s “National Wear V-Neck Day,” protesting the bizarre “gay guidelines” warning parents of possible homosexuality, is not a “joking matter.”
- MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts describes his wedding and relationship with Patrick Abner.
- Preserve Marriage Washington is buying Facebook “Likes” from Thailand.
- A group of 63 ex-Catholic priests in Washington has come out for marriage equality.
- Maryland opponents of marriage equality have launched their first commercial against Question 6, focusing on “the next generation.”
- Sen. Al Franked (D-MN) and his wife Franni are speaking out against the state’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
- The Four has released its next documentary about the fate of same-sex marriage in Minnesota: