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Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone (Archdiocese of SF)

Bay Area Catholics Rally Around Archbishop, Say He’s Unfairly Portrayed

The controversial head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco has some very public critics, but now he has some equally public defenders. A new group of San Francisco Catholics has formed to support Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone.

04/17/2015

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Bay Area Businesses Among 379 Pushing Supreme Court To Declare Same-Sex Marriage Constitutional Right

Bay Area businesses ranging from the San Francisco Giants to Silicon Valley firms such as Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. are among 379 companies that asked the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday to declare a constitutional right to same-sex marriage.

03/05/2015

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Arguments In Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Cases Available On Same-Day Audio Recordings

The Supreme Court will hear arguments over same-sex marriage on April 28 and make audio of the proceedings available later that day.

03/05/2015

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Most Americans Now Support Same-Sex Marriage, Survey Finds

In the late 1980s, support for gay marriage was essentially unheard of in America. Just a quarter century later, it’s now favored by clear majority of Americans.

03/05/2015

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Lesbian Mothers Humiliated After Michigan Doctor Refuses To See Newborn Baby

A Detroit-area same-sex couple is raising awareness about discrimination against LGBT parents after a pediatrician refused to treat their newborn baby last October.

02/19/2015

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Vatican Gives Gay Catholic Group Unprecedented VIP Treatment

The Vatican did something it has never done before by giving a group of U.S. gay and lesbian Catholics VIP seats at Pope Francis’ weekly general audience Wednesday.

02/18/2015

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US Appointing Gay Diplomat To Defend LGBT Communities Overseas

The United States is close to hiring a gay diplomat to promote LGBT rights abroad.

02/09/2015

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Salvation Army Denies It’s Anti-Gay After LGBT Website Surfaces Controversial Internal Documents

The Salvation Army, widely known for its homeless shelters, thrifts stores and holiday bell ringers, has many LGBT advocates thinking twice about dropping coins into those red tin coffers.

12/18/2014

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Same-Sex Marriages Projected To Add $414 Million To California Economy

More than any other state, California will benefit financially from the growing legality of same-sex marriages, according to new analysis from NerdWallet.

11/12/2014

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Federal Judge Rules South Carolina Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

A federal judge on Wednesday struck down South Carolina’s same-sex marriageban as unconstitutional, opening the door to such marriages but also giving the state a week to appeal. The attorney general said he would do so immediately.

11/12/2014

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