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By the numbers: Non-gay athletes and ENDA

2 - Maximum number of heterosexual players allowed on teams in the North American Gay Amateur Athletic Alliance $75,000 - Damages requested by three bisexual players suing the Gay Softball World Series for disq...
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Elderly Calif. gay man sues over separation from partner

The National Center for Lesbian Rights is suing Sonoma County, Calif., on behalf of an elderly gay man who alleges the county separated him and his partner of 20 years after his partner injured himself. His partner later died.

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Georgians lobby to repeal DADT

Retired Army Maj. Jeff Cleghorn, a gay attorney from Atlanta, traveled to Washington, D.C., late last month to lobby Congress to repeal “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell.” The trip was part of an organized campaign by the Servicemembers Legal Defense Fund and the Human Rights Campaign.

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No LGBT provisions in federal health care reform

The final version of healthcare reform legislation passed by Congress did not include any of the LGBT-specific measures for which groups like the Human Rights Campaign and National Lesbian & Gay Task Force had lobbied.