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- A New Hampshire lawyer affiliated with the anti-gay Alliance Defending Freedom has been found guilty of eight federal charges of child sexual exploitation, transporting a child across state lines to produce child pornography, and possession of child pornography.
- An off-duty Washington, DC police officer accused of shooting at a group that included two transgender women has been sentenced to 100 hours of community service and a $150 fine.
- The National Organization for Marriage is planning to focus on “gay voices against gay marriage.”
- NOM adamantly opposed Rhode Island’s civil unions two years ago, but now it’s pretending it has no problem with civil unions as it opposes full marriage equality.
- A Brooklyn dad has started his own Boy Scouts troop that has no anti-gay policy.
- A Canadian court has ruled that it would be “impermissible discrimination” not to treat a British same-sex civil partnership as a marriage.
- A gay couple in London was denied entry to a “couples-only” bar because it was already “70 percent full of guys.”
- A Serbian court has made a landmark ruling against homophobic discrimination in the workplace.
- Meet Kylan Arianna, the first-ever transgender Miss California USA contestant.