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NH House Rejects Bill Aimed at Repealing Marriage Equality

On Wednesday New Hampshire lawmakers rejected a bill that would have made their state the first to repeal a marriage equality law through legislation -- a move opposed by Democratic Gov. John Lynch.

The Republican-controlled House voted 211-116 on Monday to kill the bill that would have repealed the 2-year-old law and restored a law that allowed civil unions in 2008 and 2009.

The Boston Globe
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March 21, 2012

Florida cities to the state: Let marriage equality begin

Tampa, St, Petersburg, Orlando, and Miami Beach all file joint amicus Brief in support of the plaintiffs suing for same-sex marriage. Many popular LGBT towns are also joining to show their support Wilton Manors, Biscayne Park which is in Miami-Dade County, also the government of Broward County who had approved a same-sex marriage resolution in June.

Lawsuit filed for detained trans girl treated 'as a boy' by CT child welfare

Lawyers for a transgender 16-year-old girl, known in court documents only as Jane Doe, are suing Connecticut's Department of Children and Families and prison officials, alleging that Doe's traumatizing isolation in solitary confinement throughout this year violates her constitutional rights.

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