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UPDATED: N.J. Legislature introduces bill legalizing gay marriage

In a dramatic move, Democratic leaders plan to announce at a news conference Monday that a bill legalizing gay marriage will be the first measure introduced in the new session of the Senate and the Assembly, sources with knowledge of their intentions say.

Two lesbian contestants make history at Miss California USA

Jenelle Hutcherson, 26, of Long Beach and Mollie Thomas, 19, of West Hollywood are the first openly gay contestants in the 60-year history of the state pageant, whose winner will go on to compete in Miss USA, the national pageant.

COMMENTARY: Black LGBTQs finding their voice for the future

As we cross over into 2012, one of our biggest accomplishments in 2011 has been the various ways in which LGBTQ of African descent have employed different public venues to be heard.

RGOD2: Kings, queens, smoke and mirrors

SDGLN welcomes a new column called RGOD2 by the Rev. Canon Albert Ogle of St. Paul’s Cathedral in San Diego. Ogle is known around the world for his work in support of LGBT rights and HIV-prevention efforts. RGOD2 will look at faith and religion from an LGBT point of view.