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Three more laws passed in California protecting LGBT citizens!

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Yesterday I wrote about California Gov. Jerry Brown signing the bill outlawing the “gay panic” defense,  and it turns out we have more great news regarding LGBT protections coming out of California!

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California Congressman’s official website posts image insulting to trans community

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Johnny Depp as Ed Wood

In a display of incredible insensitivity and insult, Devin Nunes, a GOP representative for California’s 22nd District, on his official Congressional website, used the above picture in “The Nunes Digest” to link to a report of the California legislature passing a bill allowing death certificates to reflect the expressed gender of the decedent.  Not content to simply comment on the legislation, Nunes posted an image expressly to insult the transgender community.

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Free tickets to World Wide Art Los Angeles!

world_wide__art__la__3Hey everyone, have we got something special for you! Do you love art? Well you have the chance to go to World Wide Art Los Angeles for free! World Wide Art L.A. is an international fine arts show that will serve as a visual montage of influential fine art in 2014, as it exists across the globe.

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The Census Bureau Scratching Their Heads On Gay Marriages

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2010 Census Form

So, what else is new?  Just like many other divisions of the U.S. Government, it just can’t fully get the job done.  About a week ago, the Bureau released new statistics, as to the number of same-sex married couples in the U.S., which was estimated at 182,000 in 2012, and now has increased by 38% in 2013 to 252,000.  Really?

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7 Easy Ways To Get More Out Of Your Workout

I read this article on Bing Health & Fitness. I’m an old school swimmer and water polo player. We didn’t wear “jammies” we wore speedos. I’ve coached and ref’d and am an avid lover of working out. It makes me uneasy when modern science debunks habits and paradigms that were cemented for me as an athlete many moons ago but this article seems to be on the up and up.

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PRIDE debuts this Friday

PRIDE movie posterCBS Films is set to release PRIDE this Friday, September 26th, in select theatres in New York and California.  I caught the trailer today and it looks pretty good.  It’s set in the UK under the rule of Margret Thatcher and stars Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West, and Paddy Considine.  It’s written by Stephen Beresford and directed by Matthew Warchus.  Click the link below to read the film summary, find out what cities the film is playing in, and watch the trailer.  :-)

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Heading Toward the Supremes

All eyes will be on Washington later this month, as the United States Supreme Court has announced that on September 29, they will consider whether to hear one or more of the federal marriage equality cases in their current term. If they take one of the cases, we could have a nationwide marriage ruling as soon as June 2015.

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