SFGMCAn Alabama printing company declined to print a special diversity issue of a South Alabama student magazine because the publication featured articles about LGBTQ people. 

In Texas the state’s attorney general is partnering with the Catholic Church to sue the federal government in order to allow private religious adoption agencies that receive federal funding to openly discriminate against LGBTQ people. 

Then, this year’s holiday concert by the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus happens Sunday, December 15 in the Green Center at Sonoma State Unversity.

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(Photo: SF Gay Men's Chorus - via Green Music Center)

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