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Ellen Page How Brave Is Telling LGBT You Are Gay? – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceOn February 14, aka St Valentines Day, Ellen Page told an LGBT audience at the first annual Time To Thrive conference that she was gay; Twitter has been full of supportive tweets saying how brave the Canadian actress was for coming out, but the question …Actress Ellen Page Announces She’s Gay (Video)Opposing ViewsEllen […]

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Ellen Page reveals she is gay; stars tweet support – The Star-Ledger

The Star-LedgerEllen Page, the 26-year-old star of “Juno” and “Inception,” revealed she is gay in a speech at a Human Rights Campaign’s Time to Thrive conference for LGBT youth on Valentine’s Day, saying she is “tired of lying by omission,” according to the Hollywood …Stars support Ellen Page coming outStarpulse.comEllen Page Received Support From Twitter […]

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Celebrities Tweet Support to Ellen Page After Actress Comes Out – People Magazine

People MagazineFollowing her surprise announcement that she is gay while addressing the audience at the Time to THRIVE conference in Las Vegas on Friday, Twitter immediately started buzzing as Hollywood stormed social media to offer its support to the 26-year-old …Ellen Page comes out as gay at Las Vegas conference for LGBT teensNew York Daily […]

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Ellen Page comes out as gay at Las Vegas conference for LGBT teens – New York Daily News

New York Daily News“Juno” who just came out? “I am tired of hiding,” Hollywood actress Ellen Page announced Friday at an LGBT youth conference in Las Vegas. “I’m tired of lying by omission. Actress Ellen Page came out as gay at a Las Vegas conference for LGBT teens.Ellen Page Comes Out As GayMTV.comEllen Page Comes […]

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Facebook users, others react to gender options – 77Square.com

77Square.comSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook announced Thursday that its 159 million U.S. users now have dozens of options for completing the gender question on their profiles. The social media giant has been working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender …Gender no longer just ‘M’ or ‘F’ on FacebookColumbus DispatchFacebook adds 50+ gender options: Stalking your […]

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Activists mourn as top court stands firm on gay-sex ban – Reuters India

Reuters IndiaNEW DELHI (Reuters) – The Supreme Court has refused to review a month-old ruling that banned gay sex in the world’s largest democracy, standing firm on a decision that outraged the ruling party and human rights activists around the world. The government …India top court refuses plea to review gay sex bangulfnews.comIndian supreme court […]

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LGBT-themed movies to keep an eye on at Sundance – Baltimore Sun

Baltimore SunThe Sundance Film Festival kicks off in Park City, Utah, Jan. 16, which means a handful of LGBT-related movies will be making their premieres. Whether these flicks get picked up for distribution in theaters is another question entirely. But in the interest of …Latinos represent at 2014 Sundance Film FestivalNew York Daily NewsPark City […]

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Students speak out about ‘Duck Dynasty’ star suspension – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSupport of the LGBT community at college campuses has increased substantially, according to a recent study in the Journal of Community Practice. But that doesn’t mean college students agree with the suspension of Phil Robertson from reality A&E TV show …‘Duck Dynasty’ vs. the Dixie ChicksChicago Sun-TimesDuck Dynasty Flap Prelude to WarGuardian Express‘Duck Dynasty’ […]

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Gay sex verdict: These are matters of personal freedom, Rahul says – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: Rahul Gandhi on Thursday expressed himself against the Supreme Court order which declared homosexuality as illegal, saying he agrees with the Delhi high court which had decriminalized gay sex. “I personally believe that these are matters of …India’s Ruling Party to Fight Ban on Gay SexWall Street JournalSonia disappointed with SC […]

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Considering all options to decriminalize homosexuality: Govt – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: The government on Thursday said it was considering all options to decriminalize homosexuality. Law minister Kapil Sibal said, “We must decriminalize adult consensual relationship.” UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi also on Thursday said she …Supreme Court says gay sex illegal, govt hints at legislative routeHindustan TimesSC says gay sex punishable, withdraws legal […]

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Toasting The Port Bar In 2014-New LGBT Bar Oakland’s Uptown

We are so pleased that so many folks have come out and supported our crowd fund effort to open a 7 day a week LGBT focused bar in Oakland’s hot nightlife district. Derived from focus groups and surveys, The Port Bar will reflect Oakland’s industrial history with elegance, an exciting happy hour program, fun night […]

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Transbay Transit Center SF Had First Of Its Kind LGBT Business Outreach

The Transbay Transit Center held a first-of-its-kind outreach event on Thursday of last week, when it invited LGBT-ran business representatives to a mixer at its headquarters in San Francisco. Generally, an large public works organization like the Transbay Transit Center will have women and minority-focused events to make sure firms ran by women and minorities […]

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Oakland Councilmember De La Fuente Called Homophobe By LGBT Club

Oakland Councilmember Ignacio De La Fuente’s in hot water over a campaign approach that overstepped the bounds of appropriate taste in his battle for the current At-Large City Council seat held by Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan. VOTE FOR KAPLAN FOR OAKLAND AT LARGE A letter sent by the The East Bay Stonewall Democratic Club this evening […]