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Sam's dream becomes reality when St. Louis drafts first openly gay player into NFL

...was aware, and was disappointed.Wade Davis, a gay former NFL player who is now the executive director of the gay rights advocacy group "You Can Play," said that Sam only needs to do his job to have an impact beyond the field."Michael Sam...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-05-11/sams-dream-becomes-reality-wh
Bottom line

...arm to express his anger over the FRC's Christian values and policy positions.Corkins is a volunteer for a gay-rights advocacy group, but media were loath to draw any conclusions about the suspect's left-leaning politics.But why were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-08-19/bottom-line
Chiefs back barred over slur

...their investigation into his use of a homosexual slur twice this week. Johnson issued an apology and a national gay rights advocacy organization called on the league and the team to take action against the two-time Pro Bowler. On Sunday night...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/28/pro_553579.shtml
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Across the Southeast

...that already offer benefits to domestic partners, according to the Human Rights Campaign, a Washington-based gay-rights advocacy group. That doesn't appease leaders of conservative groups in Kentucky who say such a measure would involve...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/13/met_96430.shtml
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Southern Baptists end Disney boycott

...Michael Eisner would leave the company in October. A spokesman for The Human Rights Campaign, a Washington-based gay rights advocacy group, said Disney continues to be one of more than 8,200 companies that offer domestic partner benefits to gay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/23/rel_456825.shtml
Your Faith
Gay-marriage ban would set poor precedent

...years. She and her partner are parents of a year-old son and a 17-year-old daughter. They both support the gay-rights advocacy groups Georgia Equality and Georgians Against Discrimination.)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/10/op_430922.shtml
Opinion columns
Utah theater balks at 'Brokeback Mountain'

...especially that maybe there is something wrong with this show," she said. Mike Thompson, executive director of the gay rights advocacy group Equality Utah, called it disappointing. "It's just a shame that such a beautiful and award-winning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/09/mov_41139.shtml
Movies
Republicans push change with controversial bills

...out conservative voters to vote for them," said Allen Thornell, the executive director of Georgia Equality, a gay rights advocacy group. "They're trying to give that core, conservative constituency a reason to show up," Mr. Thornell said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/27/met_402461.shtml
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State's Congressmen offer delegates thanks

...prime-time slot the party gave Tuesday night to Elizabeth Birch, executive director of Human Rights Campaign, a gay-rights advocacy group. But after a week of highly charged partisanship, one of the last things the Georgia Democrats did at their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/18/met_295968.shtml
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