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Infectious Happiness of the Day: Gay dads get some great news: They're going to be gay grandads.

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Speaking Truth To Power of the Day: Amy Weber, a happily married lesbian who shares two biological daughters with her wife Tina, speaks to Mayor Janice Daniels at a recent Troy City Council meeting.

Mayor Daniels came under fire earlier this month after anti-gay comments she made on Facebook with respect to New York's same-sex marriage law were uncovered by a local blog.

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Heartbreaking Tearjerker of the Day: Ed Watson wanted nothing more than to marry his loving, loyal partner of 40 years, Derence Kernek, before succumbing to his rapidly progressing Alzheimer's.

Back in March, the couple, with the help of the Courage Campaign, released a video plea

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Tolerance Chaser of the Day: In an important policy speech yesterday in honor of International Human Rights Day, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced the Obama administration's intention to use foreign aid incentives, among other tools, to encourage the improvement of LGBT rights around the globe

Acknowledging before dipl

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Political Ad of the Day: Rick Perry knows there's something wrong in this country "when gays can serve openly in the military but our kids can't openly celebrate Christmas or pray in school."

I know there's something wrong in this country when small-minded, intolerant, homophobic fear-mongers like Rick Perry can be considered viable presidential candidates, but gays can't get married.

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Foot In Facebook of the Day: Troy, Michigan's newly elected mayor Janice Daniels is already facing calls to resign in light of a Facebook status update she posted back in June, denouncing New York for allowing same-sex couples to marry.

"I think I am going to throw away my I Love New York carrying bag now that queers can get married there," Daniels w

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Fabulous Photobomb of the Day: An Al Jazeera report on yesterday's Spanish general election gets photobombed by a pair of gay men furiously sucking face.

The landslide victory of opposition leader Mariano Rajoy and his conservative Popular Party over the ruling Socialist Party -- which suffered its worst defeat since the start of the post-Franco era -- is widely viewed as a threat

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So This Is Happening of the Day: Conan O'Brien will return to the city that never sleeps next week to mark the one-year anniversary of his late-night talk show, Conan.

While in New York, Conan will be celebrating in a rather unique way: By taking advantage of the State's recent legalization of same-sex marriage to preside over the wedding ceremony of a longtime staffer a