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Sports Teams Take Stand Against LGBT Bullying, Face Backlash

Professional sports teams across the country are joining millions of people by going purple for Spirit Day, but the message isn’t being well received by some.

10/17/2013

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Pa. Lawmakers To Target Gay “Conversion” Therapy

Some state Democratic lawmakers want to bar Pennsylvania mental-health providers from trying to change the sexual orientation of gay minors.

09/17/2013

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LGBT Community Takes Part In Labor Day Parade

For the first time in Pittsburgh’s Labor Day Parade history, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community marched alongside members of the Service Employees International Union.

09/02/2013

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Some Local Bars Join Russian Vodka Boycott Movement Over Anti-Gay Law

Some local bars and restaurants are boycotting Russian Vodka.

08/03/2013

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Gay Couple Uses Adoption To Gain Benefits

Two Pittsburgh men who have been in a relationship for more than 40 years found a unique way to get around state law that prohibits benefits for same-sex couples.

06/29/2013

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Idol Finalist Adam Lambert Gets Serious On The Afternoon News

American Idol Finalist Adam Lambert will be headlining the Pride in the Street Festival Saturday.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/11/2013

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Ousted Boy Scout Leader Reacts To Potential Policy Change

A Bridgeport, Ohio woman ousted as the Den Mother of her son’s Boy Scout group is reacting to the national organization’s possible shift in policy regarding gays and lesbians as leaders.

01/28/2013

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Protestors Show Up At Chick-fil-A In Homestead

Dozens of gay marriage supporters showed up at the Chick-fil-A at the Waterfront in Homestead Friday night. The protestors stood outside the restaurant, held signs and wore t-shirts with messages like, “Gay OK” “We’re People” and “Free Hugs.”

08/03/2012

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Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Winner Sharon Needles Honored

Aaron Coady was bullied for being gay in the town where he grew up, but he found acceptance in Pittsburgh where he takes the stage as drag queen “Sharon Needles.” This year, “Sharon” won America’s hearts as the winner of “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”

06/12/2012

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Five Arrested During Rally Against Homophobia

Pittsburgh police arrested five people participating in a rally against homophobia last night in Bloomfield.

08/25/2011

Mark Bingham, right, is shown with his mother, Alice Hoagland, in the documentary “With You.” (credit: withyoufilm.com)

‘With You’ Documentary On Flight 93 Hero, Family Premieres

It took nine years, but a documentary celebrating United Airlines Flight 93 passenger Mark Bingham’s life premiered in June.

06/18/2011