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Obama ropes in 3 Indian Americans for re-election campaign


February 24th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) President Barack Obama's re-election campaign has roped in three well-known Indian-origin Americans -- actor Kalpen Modi, California Attorney General, Kamla Harris and Sai Iyer, who ... Read more...

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Barbara Bush Speaks About Same Sex Marriage


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 43rd U.S. President George W. Bush's daughter Barbara Bush recently made headlines when she made a video for the Human Rights Campaign, in support of same ... Read more...

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U.S. Senate votes to repeal ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy


December 19th, 2010 - 4:07 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- A controversial policy which bans openly gay, lesbian, and bisexuals from serving in the U.S. military is coming to an end after the U.S. Senate voted to ... Read more...

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Pink to get human rights honour


October 7th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 7 (ANI): Pop star Pink is set to be awarded for her work with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community at a glitzy gala in Washington, D.C.The So ... Read more...

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White House thinking about a compromise on Gays in military


May 25th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, May 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The White House is backing a proposal that would remove the "don't ask, don't tell" law from the Pentagon. Gay activists met with officials of the ... Read more...

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Obama Nominates David Huebner As Ambassador To Samoa & New Zealand


October 8th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Oct 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the sources, the US President Barack Obama openly nominated a gay attorney, David Huebner as the ambassador to Samoa and New Zealand. Joe ... Read more...

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Obama expands federal benefits to same-sex partners


June 18th, 2009 - 8:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 18 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Wednesday extended some benefits for government workers to same-sex partners in a bid to give them greater equality. Obama signed a presidential memorandum that ... Read more...

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Obama’s choice of inaugural pastor angers gay activists


January 16th, 2009 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (DPA) US president-elect Barack Obama angered many liberals and the gay community who worked to elect him by choosing a prominent evangelical pastor who has campaigned against abortion and ... Read more...

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