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Gays can use married name on passports

The San Francisco Chronicle reports gay couples traveling overseas can now show passports with their married names, letting them take advantage of a revision to Department of State regulations.

Priest arrested for solicitation

Police in New Orleans arrested the Rev.

Paul J. Scaer, an openly gay librarian, educator and musician, died on June 16 after a battle with cancer. He was 63, and lived in the East Falls section of Philadelphia.

Gay couple wins bullying suit

A Vancouver, Canada, family has been forced to pay $15,000 to a gay couple following two years of homophobic abuse.

GALLOPING INTO SUMMER: Brian Sims (far left, clockwise), chair of the Gay and Lesbian Lawyers of Philadelphia; Larry Felzer, GALLOP board member and co-chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association's Committee on LGBT Rights; Court of Common Pleas Judge Dan Anders; Virginia Essandoh, diversity director at Ballard, Spahr, Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP; Court of Common Pleas Judge Anne Butchart; PBA chancellor Sayde Ladov; and Rebecca Schatschneider, co-chair of PBA's Committee on LGBT Rights, were among numerous legal professionals who met with dozens of law students at the annual Summer Associates and Law Students Reception June 15 at the Ballard offices.
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