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LGBT rights new york nph same-sex marriage tweet - 4905635328
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Tweet(s) of the Day: Immediately following tonight's passage of the Marriage Equality Act in the New York Senate, Neil Patrick Harris and his partner David Burtka proposed to each other -- and they both said yes.

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empire state building LGBT rights new york Photo same-sex marriage - 4905378816
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Photo of the Day: The Empire State Building's pre-scheduled rainbow light display honoring NYC Pride Week becomes that much more meaningful in light of the state's legalization of same-sex marriage.

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Breaking News LGBT rights new york same-sex marriage - 4905255680
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Breaking News of the Day: The New York Senate tonight passed the controversial Marriage Equality Act after the crucial 32nd, and 33rd, votes were secured.

New York thus becomes the 6th state to legalize same-sex marriage, with the other five being Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, and Iowa. (Same-sex marriage is also legal in the District of Columbia.)

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Delicious Dissent LGBT rights ontario st-joseph-catholic-schoo - 4843837440
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Delicious Dissent of the Day: While St. Joseph Catholic Secondary School begrudgingly allowed its unofficial gay-straight alliance to move forward with its anti-homophobia event, it banned the display of rainbows, which the Ontario-based institution said are "associated with Pride."

"There’s so many other things that a rainbow could be," said the unofficial

equality for all facebook Follow Up LGBT rights - 4671507456
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Another Follow Up of the Day: A Facebook rep released a statement yesterday concerning its controversial removal of an EastEnders screencap of two men kissing from a post about a gay kiss-in protest in London, saying the photo doesn't violate any policies "and was removed in error."

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