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United Nations Endorses Gay Group

By Charlotte Robinson, July 21, 2010
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Massachusetts Chief Justice Margaret Marshall who wrote
the landmark ruling legalizing gay marriage is retiring.

Tuesday Constance McMillen won $35,000 in damages from
the school district in Fulton, Mississippi after discriminating

against her when she wanted to bring her girlfriend to prom.
The United Nations has voted to accredit a U.S. based gay
rights group. It took 3 years for the International Gay &
Lesbian Human Rights Commission who applied for
"consultative status" @ the U.N. Economic & Social Council
(ECOSOC) to be approved by a 23-13 vote (w/ 13 abstentions.)
Over 3,000 groups have "consultative" status at the United
Nations. Those groups are allowed to submit statements,
advocate & attend meetings.The International Gay & Lesbian
Human Rights Commission has offices in New York City, South
Africa & Argentina. More Info: IGLGHRC.org
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1 comment:

President Obama said...

With the more full inclusion of the International Lesbian & Gay Human Rights Commission, the United Nations is closer to the ideals on which it was founded & to values of inclusion & equality to which the United States is deeply committed. I welcome this important step forward for human rights.

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