Robert Carter, Priest and Gay Activist, Dies at 82

March 15, 2010

by Dennis Hevesi | New York Times

The Rev. Robert Carter, who in the early 1970s was one of the first Roman Catholic priests in the country to declare publicly that he was gay and who helped found the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, died on Feb. 22 in the Bronx. He was 82.

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Every Child Deserves a Family Act

March 15, 2010

by Mike Neubecker, Vice-President, PFLAG National Board of Directors | Huffington Post

Growing up in a conservative, Catholic family in the Detroit area during the 60s, there were certain things that I assumed would happen in my life: I’d get a job, get married, buy a house, have kids, and, eventually, have grandkids. We’d all enjoy the family gatherings that my siblings and I experienced as we grew up, and life would be more or less what I planned. But for anyone who has gone through the “growing up” process, they know that life is often not what we plan.

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Prom Offers Flood in for Mississippi Students

March 15, 2010

by Matthew Sharpe | USA Today

An advocacy group for gay students in Mississippi said it has been fielding dozens of offers from around the nation to hold a prom for students of Itawamba Agricultural High School in Fulton, Miss.

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Cuccinelli Not Giving in on Colleges’ Gay Bias Policies

March 15, 2010

by Rosalind S. Helderman | Washington Post

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II said Friday that it remains his legal advice that the state’s public colleges and universities should remove language dealing with sexual orientation from campus anti-discrimination policies.

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