Year: 2013

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Congresswoman Proposes National Ban on Reparative Therapy

A US congresswoman from California is re-introducing a proposed ban on reparative or conversion therapy for gay youth. LGBTQ Nation reports: U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) on Wednesday reintroduced a resolution asking the U.S. House of Representatives to encourage states to take steps to prevent minors from being harmed by controversial and discredited gay-to-straight conversion …

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Why Do Gay Couples Have to Struggle with How to Handle Tradition – Tips from the “Queen of Gay Wediquette”

It’s stressful enough planning a wedding if you’re straight, but gay couples face all sorts of unusual dilemmas about how to handle what’s considered normal or traditional at most weddings.  Today’s blog on Pridezillas.com offers some tips to gay and lesbian couples planning their weddings on how to navigate those roadblocks without too much drama! …

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World AIDS Day – A must watch

An important message from the ladies of Xotica for World AIDS Day.   With the still growing epidemic of HIV amongst the MSM community it was important to us to share a message this World AIDS Day. This is your life…Take control of it.Negative or Positive.Know your STATUS  

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Have We Passed the Economic Tipping Point on Marriage Equality?

A number of experts in law and state politics have written to emphasize the enormous slog that lies ahead for proponents of marriage equality. As a lawyer who knows a bit about politics I share their concerns. But employing my economics “hat” I wish to offer this encouragement – we have passed the tipping point …

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