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LGBT-owned businesses get diversity boost

Sonia Luna poses for a photograph at her office in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Johnny Shryock)

As a Mexican-American woman who started her own consulting firm in Los Angeles, accountant Sonia Luna has taken advantage of programs aimed at helping minority- and women-owned businesses compete for government and corporate contracts. But increasingly, the fact that Luna also is a lesbian entrepreneur hasn't hurt either.

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Gay teen achieves Eagle Scout milestone in Md.

Pascal Tessier

Change is coming quickly to the Boy Scouts of America after years of turmoil and debate over its membership policy, with an openly gay 17-year-old in Maryland achieving the highest rank of Eagle Scout.

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Court decides if gay juror can be taken off case

SAN FRANCISCO — A multibillion dollar case between two giant pharmaceutical companies grappling over arcane antitrust issues has unexpectedly turned into a gay rights legal imbroglio that raises questions over whether lawyers can bounce potential jurors solely based on their ...

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