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Gay candidate slammed over water fight article

HuffPost Gay Voices contributor James Peron thinks Bob Filner is flinging accusations at Johnathan Hale to remind the public that Carl DeMaio is gay. That's called gay-baiting.

Virginia lawmaker: "Sodomy is not a civil right"

Virginia Republican delegate Robert Marshall, who led the efforts to derail the judicial nomination of an openly gay Richmond prosecutor, says that “sodomy is not a civil right.”

Discrimination against LGBT jurors remains legal

Federal courts have consistently declined to prohibit attorneys from openly discriminating against LGBT people during jury selection. And as recently as last year, the U.S. Department of Justice said it “takes no position” on whether the case law should be altered.

VIDEOS: More than 1,000 to attend Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast in San Diego

The annual breakfast is designed to honor an American hero, a gay American hero, and to reflect on the sacrifices he made for our nation, our state and for all of us as individuals. The event serves as a building block to new partnerships that bridge the gap to equality in the community.