Handpicked News: Antigay Rev, Blocks Gay Websites, Beating Outside Bowling Alley

by Accidental Bear

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Antigay Rev. Takes Credit for Marriage Ban The Minnesota Independentpoints out that Democrats had already started referring to “the Bradlee Dean amendment” when talking about the measure, which passed the legislature in May and puts a ban of same-sex marriage up for a vote on 2012 ballots.

Ga. School System Blocks Gay Websites The public school system in Gwinnett County, Ga., has installed an Internet filter that blocks students’ access to some sites with LGBT content — and the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia is objecting.

US women leaders meet Raul Castro’s daughter  HAVANA — A group of U.S. women leaders met with Cuban President Raul Castro’s daughter Monday for an exchange on topics including gender, reproductive health and gay rights. The delegation, which arrived in Havana on Sunday, includes Democratic political strategist Donna Brazile and former U.S. Rep. Jane Harman, a California Democrat who resigned in February and now heads the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Wyoming Supreme Court reverses same-sex divorce ruling  CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Supreme Court on Monday unanimously reversed a district court ruling,

allowing a same-sex couple to obtain a divorce in Niobrara County. District Judge Keith Kautz of Niobrara County earlier dismissed the 2010 divorce petition of Paula Christiansen against Victoria Lee Christiansen for lack of jurisdiction.

Man Calls Beating Outside Bowling Alley A Hate Crime  ELK GROVE, Calif. (CBS13) – An assault victim is speaking out after several men severely beat him outside of a bowling alley, shouting gay slurs during the attack. Doctors told Seth Park he will need corrective surgery for four fractures around an eye and damaged nerves in his face after two men allegedly attacked him in a bowling alley parking lot.




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