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Rams Cut Sam, 1st Openly Gay Player Drafted

Aug 30
The St. Louis Rams cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. Coach Jeff Fisher repeated over and over that it was purely a football decision.

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VA State Senate Shifts to GOP, But GLBT Bills May Still Gain Traction

By John Riley | Aug 31
Virginia Republicans seized control of the state senate on Tuesday, Aug. 19, giving them complete power over the operations of the state's General Assembly and further thwarting Gov. Terry McAuliffe's (D) legislative agenda.

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Jamaican Ends Legal Challenge to Anti-Sodomy Law

By David McFadden | Aug 30
A young Jamaican gay rights activist who brought an unprecedented legal challenge to the Caribbean island's anti-sodomy law has withdrawn the claim after growing fearful about violent backlashes.

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Houston Pastors Battle Lesbian Mayor's Gay Rights Ordinance

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 30
A group of pastors and congregants seeking a repeal for Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance have taken their case to the highest court in Texas.

Faces of Pride :: The New York Parade

Aug 30
EDGE looks back to earlier this summer when New York Pride turned the city into the biggest street party in the world.

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