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North Carolina to consider banning same sex marriage with constitutional amendment

North Carolina’s General Assembly has scheduled a legislative session beginning Monday to consider an amendment to the state constitution that would define marriage as solely between one man and one woman. “This is about far more than gay marriage or LGBT people in our state,” said Anthony J. Pugliese, a…

Pentagon ‘Don’t Ask’ survey for troops stokes ‘homophobia,’ group claims

Pentagon: Allegations of bias in survey are ‘absolutely, unequivocally, nonsense’ America’s largest group of gay and lesbian troops and veterans on Friday harshly criticized a Pentagon survey asking soldiers about the controversial “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” law, charging that the survey “stokes the fires of homophobia.” It prompted a forceful…