Editorial: Fair Courts in the Cross-Fire

The New York Times editorial board criticizes campaigns against justices around the country, including an anti-gay campaign against the three Iowa Supreme Court justices who ruled in favor of marriage for lesbian and gay couples in the state.

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Voice for Equality: Rashida Jones

Rashida Jones, who currently stars as Ann Perkins in the NBC comedy series "Parks and Recreation", will be among the stars hosting a special performance of Terrence McNally's "Some Men" on Monday, October 4, 2010 at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, CA to benefit the Courage Campaign Institute's "Testimony" project.

The Testimony project is designed to bring the Prop 8 trial into the lives of Americans and empower them - gay and straight - to share their stories and change the way America thinks about LGBT rights.

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A New Kind Of Outing

The Human Rights Campaign and the Courage Campaign this week launched a new Web site, NOMexposed.com, which provides details of some of the backers of the National Organization for Marriage.

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Opponents of freedom to marry file suit to allow unlimited campaign spending in Rhode Island

The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) is seeking to head off the legalization of the freedom to marry in Rhode Island by seeking the right to spend thousands of dollars on TV and radio ads for and against candidates for governor and the General Assembly, free from the state’s contribution limits and “extensive reporting requirements.”

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Voice for Equality: Kyra Sedgwick

Kyra Sedgwick, best known for her role on TNT's "The Closer" series for which she won an Emmy in August of 2010, will be among the stars hosting a special performance of Terrence McNally's "Some Men" on Monday, October 4, 2010 at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, CA to benefit the Courage Campaign Institute's "Testimony" project.

The Testimony project is designed to bring the Prop 8 trial into the lives of Americans and empower them - gay and straight - to share their stories and change the way America thinks about LGBT rights.

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Voice for Equality: Barbara Pierce Bush

Barbara Pierce Bush is the elder of the fraternal twin daughters (the other is Jenna Hager, née Bush) of the 43rd U.S. President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush, and the granddaughter of the 41st U.S. President George H. W. Bush.

On September 23, 2010, Ms. Bush attended a fundraiser for the pro-freedom to marry American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) in New York City at the Mandarin Oriental in the Time Warner Center. The fundraiser which raised more than $1.2 million to fight Prop 8 in the 9th Circuit and the United States Supreme Court was co-chaired by former Republican National Committee Chair/Kohlberg Kravis & Roberts partner Ken Mehlman, Paypal Co-Founder Peter Thiel and Elliott Management hedge fund CEO Paul Singe.

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NOM Seeks Undisclosed Spending in N.Y.

As eyes turn toward marriage equality for New York in 2011, the antigay National Organization for Marriage has filed a lawsuit seeking the ability to spend undisclosed sums of money in key state senate races.

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Voice for Equality: Lisa Kudrow

Lisa Kudrow, best known for her role as Phoebe Buffay in the television sitcom "Friends," will be among a list of stars hosting a special performance of Terrence McNally's "Some Men" on Monday, October 4, 2010 at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, CA to benefit the Courage Campaign Institute's "Testimony" project.

The Testimony project is designed to bring the Prop 8 trial into the lives of Americans and empower them - gay and straight - to share their stories and change the way America thinks about LGBT rights.

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In Wake of Ballot Initiatives, Questions about the National Organization for Marriage’s Funding

Catholic Groups Funneled Millions to Fund Anti-Gay Marriage Initiatives in California, Maine.

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Hawaii democrats hope to regain governorship

After a bitter campaign marked by mudslinging and contentious divisions over race, religion and gay rights, two longtime political rivals in Hawaii meet in a primary Saturday to decide which Democrat will try to recapture the governor's seat from Republican hands after eight years.

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