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Child Witches and Gay, Transgender Youth

Rev. Irene MonroeBy Rev. Irene Monroe

This Hallowe’en many American children will dress up as witches.  And we’ll hear their laughter and see their smiles as they joyfully go from door-to-door trick-or-treating. But in some places across the globe, children would never pretend to be witches because the consequences are not only dire, they can also be deadly.

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Warning! $467,562 Charge for Same-Sex Partnerships

hundred dollar billsBy Steve W.

When we talk about the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and the fact that, because it prevents the federal government from recognizing same-sex unions, lesbian and gay partners are denied over 1,100 benefits, we’re not just talking about marriage, are we? We’re really talking about health insurance, Social Security, estate tax and much more. 

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European Court of Human Rights Gives Russia Four Months to Answer Moscow Gay Prides Bans

Nikolai Alekseev, seen here being arrested by the OMON at Moscow Pride last May: “Justice always comes, it’s only a matter of time.”  Photo at GayRussia.ru

Nikolai Alekseev, seen here being arrested by the OMON at Moscow Pride last May: “Justice always comes, it’s only a matter of time.” Photo at GayRussia.ru

MOSCOW, October 7, 2009 (GayRussia.ru)  The European Court of Human Rights has given Russia until January 20 to answer the cases of the bans of the Moscow Pride marches and pickets in 2006, 2007 and 2008.

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