-The Southern Poverty Law Center adds five organizations to its list of anti-gay hate groups.

-Students and administrators at Del City High School dispute the claim that two lesbian students were expelled for being gay.

-The New Jersey legislature overwhelmingly passes an anti-bullying measure.

-The number of violent hate crimes based on sexual orientation increases even as the overall total decreases.

-The Salvation Army threatens to cease providing services in New York City if forced to begin providing benefits to the partners of gay employees.

-The Family Research Council unveils its latest anti-gay “study.”

-The National Organization for Marriage campaigns against civil unions in Illinois.

-The Orange County, Florida government approves an anti-discrimination law.

-The religious right groups added to SPLC’s list of hate groups protest their inclusion.

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