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Hoping to bring optimism to a gay rights movement still reeling from the results of state and national elections in 2004, 22 national gay rights organizations came together on January 13 to issue an unprecedented statement of unity. "The speed with which our movement is advancing on all fronts is absolutely historic," the statement read, "and it hasn't happened by chance or by accident." While the groups Involved vary greatly In focus, they are part of "a large civil rights orchestra" with common priorities, the statement read. The complete statement can be found at www.advocate.com.
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Title Annotation:Civil Rights
Publication:The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine)
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Feb 15, 2005
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