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Judge overturns ‘Prop 8,’ ban on same-sex marriage in California

A federal judge in California has rejected the state’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, setting the stage for a lengthy and hard-fought appeals process that may well reach the Supreme Court.

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Settlement reached in case of gay couple kept apart during man’s last days

A California man whose claims of elder abuse and discrimination have galvanized gay rights advocates across the country agreed to settle his lawsuit against Sonoma County Thursday.

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In Sonoma lawsuit, the plight of an aging gay couple

After 20 years of living together, an elderly gay couple were suddenly separated forever by an injury. Clay Greene is now suing the county officials who he says kept him from his partner and sold off all their possessions.

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The spark that lit the gay rights movement, four decades later

Need to Know spoke with David Carter, a historian who has documented the 1969 Stonewall riots and their impact on the struggle for gay rights in America.

Gates says ‘dont ask, don’t tell’ repeal will take months

Defense Secretary Robert Gates said the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” would not be completed for several months.

House votes with Senate panel to repeal ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’

The Senate Armed Services Committee voted on Thursday to allow the Pentagon to repeal its controversial “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.

White House, lawmakers set to repeal “don’t ask, don’t tell”

The White House has endorsed a measure that would repeal the military’s controversial “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.

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