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May 2023 — The anti-gay Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), declared unconstitutional in 2013 and 2015, required many same-sex couples to either break up or leave the country. Originally presented in 2014.
April 2023 — The anti-gay Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), declared unconstitutional in 2013 and 2015, required many same-sex couples to either break up or leave the country. Originally presented in 2014.
May 2023 — Some straight people — the aggrieved ones (we all know who they are) – seem to feel left out because there’s no “Straight Pride” celebration. OutCaster Alex explains why that is. Originally presented in 2019.
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April 2023 — LGBTQ youth react to a statement by religious conservative justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito about overturning marriage equality, a Supreme Court action now more likely following the reversal of Roe v. Wade. Originally presented in 2020.
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