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Lawsuit challenges Ohio’s Gay Marriage Ban

Lawsuit challenges gay marriage ban in Ohio If a group of civil rights attorneys have their way, Ohio could be the next to allow same-sex marriage.  The lawsuit filed by the group claims that Ohio’s ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional, and they cited arguments that have led judges to strike down same sex marriage bans in five other states. According to the Associated Press, Get more…

Gay opera singer Jonathan Allen wows the judges on ‘America’s Got Talent’ [video]

America's Got Talent Welcomes Jonathan Aleen with open arms

“America’s Got Talent” is back on NBC, and on Tuesday night’s episode we were introduced to a 20-year-old opera singer from Tennessee named Jonathan Allen.  In case you missed it; judges Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Madel all voted to advance to Jonathan to the next round in Las Vegas, however it’s his story that made Madel welcome Allen to a new family.

Watch his performance and hear his brave story here:

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"Don't Say Gay" bill near death in Tennessee

A change in events may have derailed the “Don’t Say Gay” bill in Tennessee as the sponsors behind the legislation have been forced to pick between abstinence and homophobia.

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GOP hopefuls reflect on Super Tuesday [video]

While many voters thought a clear front-runner would emerge from the pack of GOP hopefuls on Super Tuesday as the party’s nominee. Although Mitt Romney hasn’t secured enough delegates from the primaries held so far, the general consensus seems to be that he will ultimately become the Republican nominee.

On Tuesday, the former Massachusetts governor congratulated his opponents for their hard work suggesting that the race was over for each of them. To Rick Santourum, Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich; Romney said, “thanks you guys, nice races.”

In the video below, you can hear more of Romney’s victory speech and some comments from the other candidates following Tuessday big vote:

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TN's "Don't Say Gay Bill" advances despite student protests

As many other states are making strides in the gay rights movement for equality, some legislators in Tennessee don’t even want to hear it.  Legislation tagged as the “dont say gay bill” is one step closer to becoming a law despite protests from students.

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