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Thursday, July 08, 2010

NewsWrap for the week ending July 3, 2010:

SUMMARY: Ireland's lower house of parliament approves a bill creating civil partnerships for gay and lesbian couples ... LGBT people and their supporters in several cities in India celebrate "365 Without 377" ... the U.S. Supreme Court rules 5-to-4 that a Christian student group that bars membership to LGBT people or those who advocate for them can be denied official recognition and financial support by a public law school that has specific bias-banning policies ... the Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds the 2006 voter-approved state constitutional amendment that bans same-gender marriages or civil unions ... Rhode Island Governor Donald Carcieri vetoes a bill to add gender identity or expression to the state's hate-crimes law ... Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signs a sexual orientation-inclusive bill to curb bullying in public schools ... ubiquitous marches, rallies and demonstrations to celebrate queer Pride during the traditional month of June include Istanbul, Zagreb, Paris, Berlin, Tijuana, Mexico City, Sofia, Boston, San Francisco, Nashville, Augusta (Georgia), Chicago, and New York City ... the rabidly anti-queer American Family Association calls the honoring of pre-teen LGBT rights supporter Will Phillips as Grand Marshall of the Northwest Arkansas Pride Parade in Fayetteville "child abuse"

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