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Support Equality

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Omaha is about to embark on a historic vote for equality. As I type this, Nebraskans can be fired for being gay. There is no legal protection for families and individuals of the LGBT community in the workplace. Equality in the Workplace in Omaha from Lindsay Trapnell ATTEND + SPEAK OUT You can help by […]
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Marriage Equality in New York

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This fall, I will take on one of the proudest roles in my life: best man.  My best friend will be marrying his boyfriend and has asked me to witness their lifelong commitment to one another. They originally talked about having their big day in Vermont or on a cruise, but now the location for […]
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Repeal of DADT Moves Forward, DREAM Ends

Jane Kleeb
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Update: DADT passes final vote in the Senate with help of Senator Nelson. The bill is headed to President Obama for signature into law. Senator Johanns voted no.  Rep. Terry, Smith and Fortenberry also voted against the repeal of DADT. Action: Send Senator Nelson “thank you” notes on Twitter or Facebook.  Send “shame on you” […]
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Sen. Nelson, We Salute You

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For gay soldiers and advocates of equality everywhere, this morning’s hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee was a landmark in the fight to repeal Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. The committee heard from Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen, and other Defense Department officials on the […]
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