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Miami-Dade Passes Preliminary Vote On Transgender Protection

A transgender protection ordinance won a preliminary vote on Tuesday in Miami-Dade.

7 hours ago

Julian Marsh and Traian Povov  (Source: CBS4)

Man Gets Green Card After Court Strikes Down DOMA

A married couple, who has spent many months living apart because the United States didn’t recognize their union, were finally reunited last week.

06/30/2013

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Attorney For Teen Lesbian Wants Judge To Step Down

The attorney for Kaitlyn Hunt, the 18-year-old charged with a felony for her relationship with a 14-year-old basketball teammate, is asking for the judge to remove himself from the case.

CBS Miami–06/18/2013

MarcoRubio At Hispanic Leadership Conference

Rubio Again Threatening Immigration Reform Bill

The prospects for comprehensive immigration reform passing both the Democratically-led Senate and the Republican-led House of Representatives continue to shrink with each passing day.

CBS Miami–06/13/2013

(Source: The Miami Herald/ Facebook)

Underage High School Lesbian Relationship Sparks Controversy

An 18-year old lesbian could face up to 15 years in prison, and be registered as a sex offender, after she allegedly had a relationship with her 14-year old high-school basketball teammate.

CBS Miami–05/21/2013

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Brad Pitt Donates $100K For Gay Marriage Effort

Brad Pitt has agreed to donate $100,000 to help the Human Rights Campaign raise money for its efforts to support same-sex marriage initiatives in several states.

CBS4–10/31/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Debate Supreme Court Nominees

With four of nine U.S. Supreme Court justices in their 70s and the next president in the position of possibly shaping the future of affirmative action, gay rights, abortions, and more with appointments he might make should any openings occur, the question of what kind of nominee he might put forth was posed to President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in the CBS Local President Forum.

10/18/2012

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney and Ryan Are Real Life Versions Of GOP Caricatures Of Kerry and Gore

In an odd turn of events, the Republicans in Tampa nominated real life versions of their cartoon versions of Kerry and Gore. Republicans thought John Kerry should be criticized for changing positions. But Kerry is not in the same league as Romney who ran as a pro-choice candidate and promised to do more for gay rights than Ted Kennedy.

09/04/2012

Rev. Williams Owens (first on right) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

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Questions Arise In Mayoral Candidate Julio Robaina’s Stance On Gay Rights

Pro gay rights group, Save Dade, and socially conservative group, The Christian Family Coalition, both sent out voter guides to their thousands of members. That’s not unusual; they do it for every election. But what is strange is that they both say Miami-Dade Mayoral candidate Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina is on their side when it comes to basic gay rights.

My TV 33–05/17/2011

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