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The 43rd annual San Francisco Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Pride Celebration & Parade makes its way down Market St. on June 30, 2013, in San Francisco, Calif. (credit: Sarah Rice/Getty Images)

San Antonio Approves Anti-Bias Protections For LGBT Residents

San Antonio’s leaders on Thursday approved anti-bias protections for gay and transgender residents, despite the disapproval of top Texas Republicans and religious conservatives who packed a City Council hearing and occasionally shamed supporters for comparing the issue to the civil rights movement.

09/05/2013

File photo of Texas Gov. Rick Perry. (credit: Getty Images)

Perry: Boy Scouts Should Keep No-Gay Policy

Texas Gov. Rick Perry said emphatically Saturday that the Boy Scouts of America shouldn’t soften its strict no-gays membership policy, and dismissed the idea of bending the organization to the whims of “popular culture.”

02/02/2013

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