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Policies On Transgender Admissions At Women's Colleges

May 30
Barnard College's Board of Trustees is expected to vote next week on a formal policy governing admission of transgender students. The vote at the Manhattan campus follows those at a number of women's colleges across the country over the past year.

Beswick Takes The Reins At World AIDS Museum

By John McDonald | May 30
The World AIDS Museum and Educational Center has hired Hugh G. Beswick its Chief Executive Officer according to a press release from the entity.

San Francisco Columbarium Rededicates Milk Niche

By Chris Huqueriza | May 30
The San Francisco Columbarium rededicated a larger memorial niche in honor of slain city supervisor Harvey Milk for its observance of Harvey Milk Day.

School Blocks Speech By Valedictorian Declaring He is Gay

May 29
A Colorado charter school refused to let a class valedictorian deliver a graduation speech in which he planned to come out as gay, prompting criticism from activists.

'Really Gay' Feminist Teen's Yearbook Quote Goes Viral

By Winnie McCroy | May 29
A California teen's yearbook quote has gone viral for its strong message on gender and marriage equality, receiving thousands of retweets and favorites.

Hulu Pulls '19 Kids' After Allegations Against Josh Duggar

May 29
Hulu has pulled the reality series "19 Kids and Counting" from its lineup, following reports of sexual misconduct allegations against one of the stars, Josh Duggar, stemming from when he was a juvenile.

NC Gov. Vetoes Bill on Religious Objection to Gay Marriage

By Gary D. Robertson | May 29
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has vetoed a religious exemption bill that would allow some court officials to avoid gay marriage duties.

Portion of Illinois Gay Marriage Law Sunsets This Week

May 29
A provision of Illinois' gay marriage law that let same-sex couples backdate marriages to the date of their civil unions is about to sunset.

Ark. Justices Reject New Arguments in Same-Sex Marriage Case

By Allen Reed | May 29
The marital status for many gay couples in Arkansas remained in limbo Thursday after the state's high court handed down orders that could delay a decision on same-sex marriage until after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

Science Magazine Retracts Study on Voters' Gay-Rights Views

May 28
Science magazine has formally retracted an article about a study gauging the ability of openly gay canvassers to shift voters' views toward support for same-sex marriage.

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