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Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Long Island County Rejects Gay Partner Registry
by Newscenter Staff

(Garden City, New York) Supporters of a domestic partner registry for Nassau County on Long Island say they were "sandbagged" by opponents.
Council council voted 10-8 to reject the proposal despite what supporters say was an agreement that the measure would be passed.


São Paolo skinheads critically injure one in apparent gay bashing
Group of 10-15 stabbed and beat 4 youths at popular gay meeting spot

One man remains critically injured with stab wounds suffered in an attack by a group of 10-15 apparent skinheads on a street in São Paolo, Brazil, that is a traditional meeting spot for young gays, lesbians, drag queens and punkers. 
Police say the attack, which took place in the early morning hours of April 22, was unprovoked and probably motivated by bias, according to local media reports.


Suit filed after Ky. college boots gay man

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A gay-rights group sued Gov. Ernie Fletcher on Tuesday for not vetoing $11 million in state funds earmarked for a Baptist college that expelled an openly gay student this month.
Legislators included in the budget $10 million for a proposed pharmacy school and $1 million for scholarships at the University of the Cumberlands.


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