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Fargo's LGBT residents: 'Our marriage is not worth the paper its written on' 21.8.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page

Gay marriage in Fargo isnt recognised, but seven minutes away in Moorhead, Minnesota, it is. As a legal challenge plays out in court, the two cities held their annual joint gay pride parade

For the first time this year the rainbow flags set out for Fargo Moorheads annual gay pride parade stretched up Broadway to mark the lamp posts outside the massive Lutheran and Catholic churches facing each other across Seventh Street.

I had some calls about that, said Josh Boschee, Fargos District 44 representative and the first openly gay man to be elected to the North Dakota House of Representatives.

It feels like North Dakota wants to hold things back

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Same-sex marriage: 1,409 couples wed in first three months since law changed 21.8.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Female couples accounted for 56% of those marriages between 29 March and 30 June, official figures show

More than 1,400 same-sex marriages have taken place in the UK in the three months since they were made legal, official figures have revealed.

The statistics are the first measure of the popularity of David Cameron's legal changes that were passed in 2013 despite opposition by some prominent Conservative MPs.

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Memory and arts, through the prism 21.8.2014 Hindu: Delhi
While Nehru Bal Sangh’s Jashn-e-Azadi in New Delhi relived resonances from the past, Art Matters deliberated on some major departures in the medium.
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No transgender students in BU 21.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
No transgender students in BU
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Black Mirror Christmas special to feature in Channel 4 winter lineup 21.8.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Charlie Brooker has created a new feature-length special of his dystopian series. Elsewhere in Channel 4s autumn and winter schedule is an exploration of the British empire in India, a cross-platform project about gay life from Russell T Davies and something called Scrotal Recall Like a lump of coal chucked among the chintz of Christmas, Charlie Brooker is bringing back his dark, dystopian satire Black Mirror for a festive special on Channel 4. The special is a single feature-length tale with three intertwined storylines. I always enjoy a good ghost story at Christmas, and Im a sucker for the Amicus compendium horror movies of the 70s, Brooker told the Radio Times . Our aim is to create the Black Mirror equivalent of ...
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Bold new BJP? Debate gay rights in Parliament, add to manifesto, says Mumbai leader 21.8.2014 FirstPost: Mumbai

A community of four crore people have been affected by criminalising gay sex, says BJP city chief Ashish Shelar, seeking a national debate on the subject.

The post Bold new BJP? Debate gay rights in Parliament, add to manifesto, says Mumbai leader appeared first on Firstpost.

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US Supreme Court puts hold on gay marriage in Virginia 21.8.2014 Zee News : World
The US Supreme Court stopped gay marriage in Virginia from going ahead on Wednesday, staying an appeals court ruling that had struck down a state ban.
Victorian election: with 100 days to go, what are the big issues? 21.8.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

To kick off our new blog, our Melbourne editor explains why unemployment, Tony Abbott and (obviously) the East West Link will all affect this critical state election

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10 Things to Know for Thursday 21.8.2014 Sify News
-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
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Mormon school removes gay-marriage cards at store 21.8.2014 Sify Finance
Greeting cards celebrating same-sex marriages turned up at the Brigham Young University bookstore Tuesday.
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High court blocks same-sex unions in Virginia 21.8.2014 Sify News
Same-sex couples will have to wait longer to begin marrying in Virginia after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to delay an appeals court ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban.
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U.S. Supreme Court puts hold on gay marriage in Virginia 21.8.2014 FirstPost: World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday prevented gay marriage in Virginia from going into effect by blocking an appeals court ruling that struck down the state’s ban

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US supreme court delays same-sex marriages in Virginia 21.8.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Agreeing with an appeal from a county clerk, the highest US court delays a decision that would have allowed gay couples to marry imminently

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HC directs change of name in certificates of transgender 20.8.2014 Zee News : States
Coming to the aid of a 24-year-old transgender, the Madras High Court Bench here has directed the authorities to change her name in her school final marksheet to her present identity.
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Alexis Arquette admits to having sex with Jared Leto 'while presenting as a man'! 20.8.2014 New Kerala: World News
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Are Jennifer Lopez, Casper Smart back together? 20.8.2014 New Kerala: World News
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HC directs transgender's name change in certificates 20.8.2014 TOI: Home
Coming to the aid of a 24-year-old transgender, the Madras high court bench here has directed the authorities to change her name in her school final marksheet to her present identity.
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Julia Roberts, Danny Moder honoured by LGBT group 20.8.2014 FirstPost: Bollywood

Actress Julia Roberts and husband Danny Moder will be honoured by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network for their work in 'The Normal Heart'.

The post Julia Roberts, Danny Moder honoured by LGBT group appeared first on Firstpost.

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Men, lesbian women reach orgasm more than straight women 20.8.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Men, lesbian women reach orgasm more than straight women
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Threat to personal liberty 20.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Threat to personal liberty
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