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  • Advocates for gay marriage insist that such a reform is necessary to acquire many long-denied rights, yet virtually all those civil rights have been won in Europe through “domestic partner” laws and in the majority of major companies in the United States, which give full benefits to nonmarried domestic partners.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Stifling his long-denied urge to strike the man, Declan turned toward the research ward and his own suite of rooms.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • However, closing it by the end of 2011 would allow for a long-denied opportunity to turn the page forward and reexamine the basis of the WTO system.

    Moving beyond Doha

  • No Nasser, no Ben Bella, no Arafat, just ordinary people in their millions demanding their long-denied civil and political rights.

    Is There an Arab George Washington?

  • Neal Gabler has a must-read op-ed in the New York Times today, and not least because he identifies me as "a blogger," which I think should give me some long-denied cred next time I head to Yearly Kos.

    McCain’s Irony Effect - Swampland - TIME.com

  • His voice was absolutely bereft of intonation, but Beth could feel the long-denied pain buried deep beneath his words.

    Shameless

  • With their growing grassroots support, it's for committed Palestinians to achieve their long-denied equity, justice and self-determination.

    Printing: The Occupied West Bank Latroun Villages

  • Instead, he stayed on to take up the position of foreign minister and facilitate recent agreements aimed at granting long-denied rights to the Kurdish minority and ending two decades of attacks by the PKK. The peripatetic minister went to 13 countries in October alone, raising Turkey's diplomatic profile to its highest level in years.

    ‘Window to the Future’

  • Only in 1920, when Oxford degrees were retrospectively opened up to females, did Dorothy Sayers and several hundred other women return to the university to receive their long-denied degrees.

    What Do Boys and Girls Draw? » Sociological Images

  • The last earned her an Emmy nomination and the long-denied admission from critics that she really could act.

    'Charlie’s Angel' Farrah Fawcett Dies at 62

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