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Federal Appeals Court Ready To Announce Their Ruling On Prop 8! TODAY!

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It's about time!

After a year delay, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has announced that a three-judge panel will announce today its ruling on whether or not the ban on same-sex marriage in California, known as Proposition 8, bans the constitutional rights of gays and lesbians!

Apparently, the panel held off on the decision as they wanted to

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Here's A Truly Moving Video History Of Gay Rights In America. A Must See!

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Wow. Absolutely moving.

In a video montage, Ryan James Yezak has started a documentary revolution to present the history of gay rights in America.

From the cultural climate of the fifties to the ongoing struggle America endures today, this video will show you how far America has come. And how far we still have to go.

Words really can't describe it. This is something U need to see for URself.

Press play. And if UR just as moved as we are, please pass it along!!

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Apple Admits Some Of Their Suppliers Abuse Their Workers

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Awful!

Apple has has been fielding some heavy criticism after it was discovered that some of their suppliers have overworked and underpaid their employees.

The workers at a Chinese factory that produces iPhones recently threatened mass suicide

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The Kardashians Might Not Be Using Slave Labor After All

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The executive director of the Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights is in damage control mode after Star magazine quoted him in their Kardashian Sweatshop Scandal article.

Charles Kernaghan says the gossip rag took his quotes out of context and doesn't have any proof the factories producing K-Dash by Kardashian, the Kris Jenner Kollection and ShoeDazzle shoes are violating child labor laws or human rights.

Since the news broke this morning, Kris Jenner has denied the allegations insisting the factories are "strictly policed".

ShoeDazzle owner Robert Shapiro echoed the momager's statement, adding he and his team have "invested tons of time, energy and money to ensure the factories are operating in good standard".

So…how long until they file a defamation lawsuit???

[Image via FayesVision/WENN.]

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Christian Bale Gets Into Trouble With Police…In China

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We're just glad he wasn't badly hurt.

While in China for the premiere of his new movie The Flowers of War, Christian Bale traveled eight hours away from Beijing to meet Chinese human rights activist/lawyer Chen Guangcheng…and it did NOT go as planned.

Guangcheng is currently under house arrest, and he was imprisoned for over four years back in 2006 for "disrupting traffic and damaging property" while campaigning against "forced abortions and the treatment of villagers in China."

When Bale and his CNN camera crew approached Guangcheng's village, a guard told them to go away, and when they didn't immediately comply, Bale was "shoved violently by the dozen guards in olive green military coats." Scary!

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