Massachusetts

"The Guys Next Door" needs your help telling a gay family's moving story

Between the two of them, Amy and Allie's credits include films and productions for PBS, the BBC, MTV, National Geographic, and more. This current project has already garnered acclaim, including from the iconic country band, the Dixie Chicks.

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LGBT veterans to march in Boston St. Patrick's Day parade

OUTVETS, an organization for LGBT military veterans, have been approved to participate in South Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade in 2015, the Boston Globe reported, following a 5-to-4 vote by the Allied War Veterans Council.

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How the Salem mayor is turning anti-LGBT calls into support for LGBT youth

Since the city of Salem, Massachusetts announced plans to terminate a contract with Gordon College, a Christian University with discriminatory policies toward LGBT students and faculty, the city's mayor has been receiving many phone calls from anti-LGBT individuals expressing their disagreement with Salem's recently adopted LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance.

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June 12, 2014

VIDEO: Panelists in Boston discuss India's criminalization of LGBT couples

Yesterday in Boston at the Fenway Health Center, the South Asian Arts Council presented a panel to discuss the ongoing LGBT conflict in India.

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April 25, 2014

Massachusetts strengthens anti-bullying bill

Massachusetts governor, Deval Patrick, signed a bill that will strengthen the 2010 anti-bullying law protecting LGBT students.

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Corporations are rethinking sponsorship of Boston's exclusionary St. Patrick's Day Parade

The Boston Beer Company, which owns Sam Adams beer, has issued a statement on its sponsorship of the Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade. Boston Beer, like other sponsors have been pressured to speak out about the exclusion of LGBT organizations, like the LGBT Veterans for Equality.

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LGBT veterans uninvited from St. Patrick's Day Parade in Boston

Following a meeting at City Hall, the South Boston Allied Veterans Council issued a press release claiming MassEquality's LGBT Veterans of Equality had misrepresented itself, was not a legitimate veterans' group, and was "using a ploy to enter this parade under false pretenses."

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Gay Couple Featured in JET Magazine Speak Out on MSNBC

The first gay male couple to have their wedding featured in JET Magazine appeared on MSNBC Tuesday night to speak to host Thomas Roberts about the “exhilarating experience.”
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November 4, 2012

Vote YES on Question One in Maine to uphold New England values

New England values do include a lot of tradition. But that tradition comes from deeper values. Family. Community. Respect. Dignity. Freedom. Faith. Marriage strengthens families. Strong families strengthen communities. Strong communities endure. And nobody knows that better than we do.

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Rep. Barney Frank marries longtime partner, makes history again

Rep. Barney Frank on Saturday married his longtime partner Jim Ready, and became the first U.S. congressman to marry somebody of the same-sex. About 300 people, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Sen. John Kerry, attended the ceremony in Newton, Mass.

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