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All Kinds Of Wrong Anthony John Makk Bradford Wells DOMA LGBT rights - 5069676800
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This Is All Kinds Of Wrong of the Day: Married couple Anthony John Makk and Bradford Wells of San Francisco have been together 19 years, but that matters little to the US government, which two weeks ago denied Makk, an Australian citizen, the right to be considered for permanent residency.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services turned down Makk's application on the grounds that

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Marketing Campaign of the Day: On the one hand, this is shameless marketing opportunism aimed at exploiting a serious social issue for capital gain.

On the other hand, exactly.

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Unnecessary Legislation of the Day: In São Paulo, where a judge recently approved what would be Brazil's first same-sex marriage, an article of legislation was adopted yesterday to declare the third Sunday of each December "

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Same-Sex Marriage Celebration of the Day: As promised, Avenue Q puppets Rick and Rod celebrated the first day of same-sex marriages in the state of New York by tying the knot outside City Hall in NYC.

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, who was the major driving force behind the Empire State's legalization of same-sex marriage, pro

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Happy Couple of the Day: At Midnight tonight, Kitty Lambert (left) and Cheryle Rudd became the first same-sex couple to legally marry in the state of New York.

"By the power vested in me by the laws of the state of New York I now pronounce you legally married," said Niagara Falls Paul A Dyster, who presided over the couple's civil ceremony, shortly after the c

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End Of A Regrettable Era of the Day: President Barack Obama, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen officially brought the era of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" to a close today with the formal certification of its repeal.

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Fact Check of the Day: At a hearing for a bill to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act, Senator Al Franken calls out Thomas Minnery of the anti-gay nonprofit Focus on the Family for mischaracterizing a Department of Health and Human Services study as supporting his claim that children a much better off with heterosexual parents.

In fact, the cited study says children benefit from living in nuclear families,

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Get Used To It Already of the Day: The Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco has asked that a guard employed through a private security company be reprimanded after he told a pair of lesbian patrons that they weren't allowed to hold hands inside the museum.

As a crowd began to gather, the guard asked the couple to leave, but they refused, asking to speak "to somebody in auth