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Gay Elton John ‘fed up’ with being treated like ’second-class citizen’ in U.S.


January 24th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 24 (ANI): Elton John has accused U.S. of treating gay people like 'second-class citizens'.The 63-year-old gay singer took a stand last week during a performance at a private Beverly ... Read more...

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Portia de Rossi petitions the LA Court as she wants to take on Ellen DeGeneres’ last name


August 11th, 2010 - 1:43 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres’ relationship does seem to be going strong, because Portia now wants to legally take on Ellen’s last name.And in ... Read more...

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Federal judge overturns California gay marriage ban (Lead, changing dateline)


August 5th, 2010 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 5 (DPA) A federal judge overturned California's ban on same sex marriage, saying that the voter-approved restriction violated the highest law of the land, the US constitution. The ruling ... Read more...

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Federal district court rules California gay marriage ban unconstitutional


August 5th, 2010 - 4:04 am ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO (BNO NEWS) -- A U.S. District Court Judge in San Francisco on Wednesday ruled that California's gay marriage ban is unconstitutional.Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker released his written decision ... Read more...

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Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional, Mass. Federal Judge Rules


July 12th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Boston, July 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what is being perceived as a major victory for the same-sex couples, a federal judge in Boston, Massachusetts declared a key element of the ... Read more...

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Paul Haggis quits Scientology


October 27th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Noted director and screenwriter Paul Haggis has quit the church of Scientology, to show his disdain with the way the church is treating the gays and ... Read more...

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Ashlee Simpson, Pete Wentz shut up to protest against gay marriage ban


June 13th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Singer Ashlee Simpson and hubby Pete Wentz have gone mute - as a part of a protest against gay marriage ban in California.The pair posed for the ... Read more...

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Richard Gere speaks in support of homosexual unions


May 28th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 28 (ANI): Richard Gere has spoken out for gay marriage rights in the U.S. in support of his brother, who married during the brief period when gay unions were ... Read more...

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Drew Barrymore protests against gay marriage ban


May 28th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 28 (IANS) Actress Drew Barrymore along with singer Kelly Osbourne and other celebrities rallied here to protest against the new California ban on gay marriage. The celebrities took to the ... Read more...

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Prop 8 decision: California Supreme Court updolds the ban


May 27th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
The much awaited decision has been finally taken, and there is bad news. The California Supreme Court has decided that Proposition 8 will stand. There is, however, some solace in that those ... Read more...

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Ellen DeGeneres, George Takei to remain married despite gay marriage ban


May 27th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): American talk show host Ellen DeGeneres and actor George Takei's same sex marriages will remain legal despite the new ruling to uphold the ban on gay weddings in ... Read more...

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California court upholds gay marriage ban


May 27th, 2009 - 3:39 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, May 27 (DPA) California's Supreme Court Tuesday upheld a voter-backed ban on gay marriages in America's largest state, disappointing gay activists who had argued that the ban was unconstitutional because ... Read more...

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Old news article makes news on Twitter


May 16th, 2009 - 3:32 am ICT by admin
Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Hundreds of internet users fell for an old news article spread via the social networking website Twitter on Friday, leading to some users celebrating the "news" ... Read more...

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Charlize Theron calls gay marriage ban ‘a form of apartheid’


April 15th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): South Africa-born Charlize Theron thinks US ban on gay marriage is another "form of apartheid".The Oscar-winning actress revealed that she was "bothered" that her adopted country failed to ... Read more...

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Tom Hanks apologizes to Mormon community for un-American remark


January 24th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): Hollywood actor Tom Hanks has apologized to the members of the Mormon community for calling them un-American for backing the gay marriage ban in California.Hanks was reportedly ... Read more...

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Tom Hanks dubs Mormons support for gay marriage ban Un-American


January 17th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 17 (ANI): Tom Hanks has branded the Mormon Churchs support for California''s Proposition 8, which banned gay marriage in the state, as Un-American.Supporting the equal rights of every citizen, ... Read more...

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Samantha Ronsons gay marriage ban protests enrage animal activists


November 11th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohans galpal Samantha Ronsons remarks against gay marriage ban has left animal rights activist fuming.Expressing her views on the passing of Propositions 2 and ... Read more...

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Melissa Etheridge says she wont pay taxes following gay marriage ban


November 9th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
img src="/newsportal/images/Brad Pitt-83221.jpg" alt="Brad Pitt" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="2" width="180" height="195" align="right" Melbourne, Nov 9 (ANI): Popstar Melissa Etheridge has voiced her opinion against the banning of same-sex marriages, declaring that if California ... Read more...

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Hollywood Stars join protest over gay marriage ban


November 9th, 2008 - 1:42 am ICT by Bupha Ravirot
Thousands of protesters including gay couples and many celebrities join together to show their anger on the gay marriage ban in California.This is to protest against Proposition 8 in California, ... Read more...

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Star Trek actor George Takei ”disappointed” by gay marriage ban


November 8th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): Former Star Trek actor George Takei has expressed his disappointment over the passing of a ban on same-sex marriage in California.Takei, known for his role in the ... Read more...

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Samantha Ronson shocked over gay marriage ban


November 7th, 2008 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohans gal pal Samantha Ronson is really sad about Californias Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriages and expressed shock that people chose to protect ... Read more...

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Steven Spielberg donates $100k to fight gay marriage ban


September 24th, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 24 (ANI): Hollywood director Steven Spielberg and wife Kate have donated 100, 000 dollars to fight California''s Proposition 8, the ballot initiative that would ban gay marriage in the ... Read more...

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Sex and the Citys Cynthia Nixon inspired by Pitts gay marriage support


September 20th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 20 (ANI): Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon has supported Brad Pitt''s recent 100,000 dollars donation to fight a gay marriage ban, insisting that the act was inspiring. ... Read more...

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California secretary of state Debra Bowen bandwagon


June 4th, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by David M N James
California Secretary of State Debra Bowen is making inroads in agitating for major reforms in the state of California. She has confirmed that there are enough signatures submitted by the measures by ... Read more...

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California Supreme Court overturns gay marriage ban


May 16th, 2008 - 4:08 am ICT by admin
DPA San Francisco, May 16 (DPA) In a landmark decision the California Supreme Court Thursday overturned a state ban on gay marriage, making same-sex unions legal in the most populous state in the ... Read more...

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