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Archive for December 2011

PREVIEW: OutQ News Reports: ‘2011-Year in Review’

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Join the SiriusXM OutQ News team as we bid farewell to a year that saw the formal repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’; gay marriage legalized in New York State; presidential politics intensifying; and historic changes within the LGBT rights movement.

Featuring stories from our national team of correspondents, our TWO-HOUR special event will also include in-depth conversations about the most important and most compelling news stories from the past year affecting our community.

Tune in to OutQ News Reports: ‘2011-Year in Review’ on Saturday, New Year’s Eve, at 3pm ET/noon West, with encores Sunday, New Year’s Day, at noon and 7pm ET and Monday, January 2nd at 11am.

Obama’s letter congrats NY gay couple on nups

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A newly-married New York City gay couple were surprised when they opened the mail over the weekend to discover a card from the president, congratulating them on their recent nuptuals. OutQ’s Tim Curran reports.

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Written by Tim Curran

December 21, 2011 at 7:30 AM

Elizabeth Warren Shores Up MA Gay Support w/ Blog Post

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U-S Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren outlined the specifics of her commitment to LGBT rights in blog post Thursday. The statement came in response to earlier criticism that her views on gay rights were not easy to find in the public record.

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MAP Study: LGBT Groups’ Finances Stabilizing Despite Economy

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A new report from an LGBT think tank has found that the nation’s leading gay rights groups have financially stabilized following the recent economic downturn. But the data also shows that the number of individual donors and their contributions have significantly decreased over the past year.

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Written by Xorje Olivares

December 7, 2011 at 7:45 AM