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Boston man says he was attacked on T because he’s gay

LOCAL | By Hannah Clay Wareham | Mar 2, 2012

A Boston man who was attacked by a group of teenage girls on the T says he was targeted because of his sexual orientation, according to WHDH.com.

Marry-land to become 8th state to legalize same-sex marriage

NATIONAL | By Hannah Clay Wareham | Mar 1, 2012

Maine readies for next challenge; NH braces for vote; Wash. faces blowback.

MA programs receive HUD funding to fight housing discrimination

LOCAL | By Hannah Clay Wareham | Feb 28, 2012

The Boston Fair Housing Commission (BFAC) and the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) each received grants from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development to continue their enforcement of fair housing laws

BLC finds stability in merger with Victory Programs

LOCAL | By Hannah Clay Wareham | Feb 27, 2012

The Boston Living Center announced Feb. 8 that it will soon merge with Victory Programs, following last year’s trial in which former BLC executive director Valerie Tebbetts was convicted of embezzling more than $125,000 from the HIV/AIDS organization.

RI House passes hate crimes reporting legislation

LOCAL | By Hannah Clay Wareham | Feb 26, 2012

Marriage Equality Rhode Island (MERI) on Feb. 8 celebrated the passage of hate crimes reporting legislation by the House of Representatives.

AIDS Action opens new drop-in center

LOCAL | By Hannah Clay Wareham | Feb 25, 2012

Specialty HIV pharmacy open at Amory Street location in Jackson Square.

Menino, gay icon

LOCAL | By Sue O’Connell | Feb 24, 2012

On Wednesday, Feb. 29, LGBT advocacy organization MassEquality will honor Boston Mayor Tom Menino, philanthropic icon Ron Ansin, corporate icon Eastern Bank, and community icon Gladys Vega of Chelsea Collaborative at its Icon Awards.

Ruling: Insemination custody law covers children of same-sex parents

LOCAL | By Hannah Clay Wareham | Feb 10, 2012

Married same-sex parents raising children conceived by artificial insemination are bound by the same custody law as married heterosexual parents of children conceived by artificial insemination in Massachusetts, according to a Feb. 2 Appeals Court ruling.

Local groups mark National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

LOCAL | By Hannah Clay Wareham | Feb 9, 2012

Local LGBT and HIV/AIDS advocacy organizations marked National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Tuesday, Feb. 7.

Romney fed the hate

POLITICS | By Sue O’Connell | Jan 30, 2012

Tax returns show contributions to anti-gay groups.

Menino leads the way

LOCAL | By Sue O’Connell | Jan 29, 2012

Nation’s mayors pledge support for marriage equality.

Another "ex-gay" bites the dust

NATIONAL | By Sue O’Connell | Jan 20, 2012

Smid was executive Director of Love in Action until 2008, where he claimed his ex-gay Christian ministry could "restore those trapped" in homosexuality.

Frank and Vaid top Fenway dinners

LOCAL | By Sue O’Connell | Jan 19, 2012

Annual Men’s Event and Women’s Dinner Party honorees.

Gov. Patrick to hold ceremonial signing of Trans Bill

LOCAL | By Hannah Clay Wareham | Jan 13, 2012

Jan. 19 signing will celebrate support and passage of the Transgender Equal Rights Bill.

Romney’s most recent denial of LGBT support latest in decades-long flip-flop

POLITICS | By Hannah Clay Wareham | Jan 12, 2012

The former MA gov’s presidential campaign denies he OK’d pro-gay message released at 2002 Pride.

MassEquality Icon Awards to honor Menino, others

LOCAL | By Hannah Clay Wareham | Jan 10, 2012

The Feb. 29 ceremony will celebrate social justice.

"Fred Who?" Openly gay Karger ready for NH primary

POLITICS | By Hannah Clay Wareham | Jan 9, 2012

The Republican presidential candidate has been on the ground in the Granite State for more than a year, targeting the "protest vote."

Success, celebration, and a step forward

LOCAL | By Hannah Clay Wareham | Dec 29, 2011

2011 was the year transgender equal rights took center stage in Massachusetts.

Four Boston-area schools win "Glee" grants

LOCAL | By Hannah Clay Wareham | Dec 24, 2011

"Glee Give a Note Campaign" supports music programs.

Elizabeth Warren announces support for LGBT rights

NATIONAL | By Hannah Clay Wareham | Dec 23, 2011

United States Senate hopeful Elizabeth Warren in a Dec. 15 blog post on Blue Mass Group announced her support of LGBT rights, including legalized same-sex marriage, anti-discrimination legislation, and programs that combat bullying.

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