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Saturday, March 27, 2004

Silent protest to focus on alleged discriminationNew Berlin West students' plan causes backlash

By DENNIS SHOOK - GM Today Staff March 27, 2004
NEW BERLIN - The silence can sometimes be deafening. That is what Rita Laumann, the parent of a New Berlin West High School student, thought when she received a school notice that a "day of silence" protest would be held at the high school April 21 to support gay, lesbian and transgendered individuals and the alleged abuses they suffer.


Transgender podiatrist settles gender discrimination complaint
The Associated Press
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A transgender podiatrist who alleged that she was forced from a top position at St. Luke's Hospital in Allentown has settled her gender discrimination complaint against the hospital.


Gay marriage supporters go door-knocking
By Associated Press
Saturday, March 27, 2004
BOSTON - Gay marriage supporters on Saturday stepped up efforts to defeat a proposed constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage by directly lobbying the ultimate arbiters - voters.
An estimated 120 gay marriage activists fanned out across Boston and the nearby suburbs of Brookline and Burlington to knock on doors and talk to potential voters, who ultimately must approve or reject any proposed constitutional amendment.


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