Members of the LGBT community and supporters filled Rome's Piazza Montecitorio on Thursday to celebrate the vote on same-sex civil unions by the Chamber of Deputies. Simona Granati/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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On June 26, 2015, just hours after the U.S. Supreme Court validated same-sex marriages, Dennis Clark (center left) and Mark Henderson exchanged vows in Midtown Memphis. This photo, later posted on Facebook, led to their suspension from Freemasons by the Grand Lodge of Tennessee. Courtesy of Leanne McConnell hide caption

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For Freemasons, Is Banning Gays Or Being Gay Un-Masonic?

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'Gaycation': Ellen Page Explores LGBT Lives Globally On Travel Show

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Gay and bisexual men were banned from donating blood over concern that HIV could contaminate the blood supply. Vesna Andjic/Getty Images hide caption

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FDA Lifts Ban On Blood Donations By Gay And Bisexual Men

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Carlos McKnight waves a flag in support of same-sex marriage outside the Supreme Court. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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After Supreme Court Decision, What's Next For Gay Rights Groups?

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LGBT Activists Push States To Expand Anti-Discrimination Laws

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In rural North Dakota, where Melanie Hoffert grew up on her family farm, discussing subjects like homosexuality and same-sex marriage is often considered taboo. Courtesy of Beacon Press hide caption

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A North Dakota Family Breaks The Silence On Gay Marriage

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Diane Gira (left) and Valerie Nelson (right) pose with their son, Madison, in their home near Wahpeton, N.D. Maggie Penman/NPR hide caption

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Church Ceremonies Push North Dakota Town To Grapple With Gay Rights

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The small town of Wahpeton, N.D., is one of the places where conversations on same-sex marriage are playing out in schools, churches and families. Maggie Penman/NPR hide caption

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Gay Marriage

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Thousands of opponents of Indiana Senate Bill 101, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, gathered on the lawn of the Indiana State House to rally against that legislation on Saturday. Doug McSchooler/AP hide caption

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Several countries, including Australia, Japan and Great Britain, already encourage blood donations from some gay men. Kevin Curtis/Getty Images/Science Photo Library hide caption

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FDA Considers Allowing Blood Donations From Some Gay Men

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Counterdemonstrators in favor of LGBT rights wear pink triangles, reminiscent of those homosexuals were forced to wear in Nazi concentration camps. Sylvia Poggioli/NPR hide caption

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For Italy's Gay Rights Advocates, It's 1 Step Forward, 2 Steps Back

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