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Fla. GOP Rep Backs Gay Marriage Despite Personal Support for 'Traditional' Marriage

Rep. David Jolly (R-FL) announced his support for same-sex marriage on Monday even though he is Christian and believes in "traditional" marriage, the Washington Post reports.


    Date: July 23, 2014
 
MSU Gets Anonymous $1 Million Gift For Gay Center

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — An anonymous gift of $1 million will expand programs at Michigan State University's Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender Resource Center.


    Date: July 22, 2014
 
Mich. Dad Who Beat Daughter to Death to 'Turn Her Gay' Sentenced

A Michigan man who told police he beat his two-year-old daughter to death in 2011 in an attempt to turn her gay so she would avoid men was sentenced to 40-years in prison with a non-parole period of 18-years and nine months Monday.


    Date: July 22, 2014
 
Hillsborough County Commissioners Approve HRO Amendment

Tampa Hillsborough County Commissioners unanimously voted to move forward with an authorization for an amendment that would prohibit discrimination within the county on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. The 7-0 vote is a stark change to previous LGBT initiatives, which have typically failed or split the board.


    Date: July 22, 2014
 
FRC Not Happy Over Obama's Pro-LGBT Executive Order

Today, President Obama issued an Executive Order mandating that all federal contractors and subcontractors grant special treatment to the politically-charged categories of "sexual orientation" and "gender identity" in the workplace.


    Date: July 22, 2014
 
Guyanese Gay Prostitutes Stabbed Dead, Suspect Commits Suicide

The main suspect in the stabbing murder of two gay sex workers in Guyana's capital of Georgetown last week died on Sunday, July 20 at Georgetown Hospital after confessing to the murders and setting himself on fire.


    Date: July 22, 2014
 
Ind. Woman Says She was Booted From Waterpark Over Sexuality, Swimwear

A woman from Indiana claims she was kicked out of a Michigan waterpark on July 9 because she is a lesbian and because she was wearing men's swimming trunks, Indiana ABC-affiliate station WRTV reports.


    Date: July 22, 2014
 
HIV Pills Show More Promise to Prevent Infection

There is more good news about HIV treatment pills used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus: Follow-up from a landmark study that proved the drug works now shows that it does not encourage risky sex and is effective even if people skip some doses.


    Date: July 22, 2014
 
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