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    Sep 5, 2013

      Pew Republishes Sobering Statistic As Christie Signs Gay Conversion Ban

      by Jason St. Amand

      National News Editor

      Thursday Aug 22, 2013

       

      In spite of the numerous advances made by the LGBT rights movement over the past decade, and the widely held impression that American public’s attitudes towards LGBT citizens have greatly shifted for the better, a new poll finds that still more than 30 percent of people believe gay men and women can change their sexual orientation.

      http://www.edgeonthenet.com/?148504

       

       

      Israel to honour gay Holocaust victims with first monument

      by Joseph Patrick McCormick
      23 August 2013, 2:05pm

       

      Israel has announced that it is to erect a monument in the honour of gay victims of the Holocaust, the first of its kind in the country.

      http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2013/08/23/israel-to-honour-gay-holocaust-victims-with-first-monument/

       

       

      Evangelicals Becoming More Accepting of LGBTs, Study Finds

      by Megan Barnes

      EDGE Contributor

      Monday Aug 26, 2013

       

      Evangelical Christians are becoming more tolerant of gays and lesbians and supportive of civil unions, according to a new study by Baylor University.

      The study, conducted by researchers at the Christian college in Waco, Texas, surveyed more than 1,700 respondents across the country and found that almost a fourth of evangelicals surveyed were not opposed to civil unions, even though they morally opposed homosexuality.

      http://www.edgeonthenet.com/?148558

       

       

      Macmillan Dictionary revises definition of ‘marriage’ to include same-sex couples

      by Joseph Patrick McCormick
      24 August 2013, 6:56pm

       

      Macmillan Dictionary has become the first dictionary in Britain to revise the definition of marriage to include same-sex couples.

      http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2013/08/24/macmillan-dictionary-revises-definition-of-marriage-to-include-same-sex-couples/

       

       

      Israel to Build Monument to Gay Nazi Victims

      by Sergio N. Candido

      South Florida Gay News

      Monday Aug 26, 2013

      The city of Tel Aviv, in Israel, will build the country’s first monument dedicated to the homosexual victims of the German Nazi regime.

      http://www.edgeonthenet.com/?148606

       

       

       

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