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NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade lets gay group march in 2015

In a desperate move to save their remaining beer sponsorships, the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade organizers have decided to let one gay group march in the parade in 2015...

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Mykki Blanco: “I’m being arrested in Portugal for being gay”, playing free show in East River Park

Mykki Blanco at MHOW in 2012 (more by Fred Pessaro)

NYC rapper Mykki Blanco was in Portugal earlier this week for a residency where was arrested, in his words, "for being gay...

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Annie releases gay rights protest song/video “Russian Kiss” as Sochi Olympics kick off (watch/listen/read her letter)

Norwegian pop singer Annie has teamed up with visual artist (and fellow Norwegian) Bjarne Melgaard for a song/short film, "Russian Kiss," in protest of Vladimar Putin and Russia's anti-gay laws...

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Defense of Marriage Act struck down by the Supreme Court

(via @racineinthecity)

A landmark win for gay rights today, as the Supreme Court struck down DOMA, aka the Defense of Marriage Act:Justice Anthony Kennedy, speaking for the 5-4 majority, said DOMA was unconstitutional because it violated the right to liberty and to equal protection for gay couples...

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Lauryn Hill’s new single takes aim at LGBT community?

Lauryn Hill at Highline Ballroom (more by Bao Nguyen)

Lauryn Hill's latest single "Neurotic Society (Compulsory Mix)" is raising some eyebrows with its content...

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Maryland & Maine voters legalize same sex marriage

Though there seems to be some dispute at the moment about who is "first", history was made Tuesday (for more more than one reason). Baltimore Sun reports:Maryland made history yesterday as the first state to approve gay marriage at the ballot box...

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Freedom To Love Concert postponed (the Marriage Equality gig w/ Rufus Wainwright, the National, TMBG & more)

Rufus Wainwright, The National, They Might Be Giants, Doveman, Beth Orton, Sam Amidon, and more were scheduled to play this show at Beacon Theater on Tuesday (10/30):The "Freedom To Love Now...

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Doveman, Rufus Wainwright, National, They Might Be Giants, Justin Bond & more to play marriage equality benefit in NYC

The National at Beacon Theater in 2011 (more by David Andrako)

Doveman (aka Thoms Bartlett) and BOOM for Equality are teaming up to present Freedom To Love Now...

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President Obama says “same sex couples should be able to get married.”

President Obama on Wednesday ended nearly two years of "evolving" on the issue of same-sex marriage by publicly endorsing it in a television interview, taking a definitive stand on one of the most contentious and politically charged social issues of the day...

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Florence & the Machine played Rumsey Playfield twice, Beyonce (whose new album is out) playing there too & stuff

Florence on GMA @ Rumsey Playfield (juleskills)

Since Good Morning America concerts now happen at Rumsey Playfield aka Central Park Summerstage (full schedule below), Florence & the Machine actually played the outdoor NYC venue twice on Friday (6/24)...

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