9th Circuit To Take Up Same-Sex Marriage Bans In Idaho, Nevada, Hawaii

9th Circuit To Take Up Same-Sex Marriage Bans In Idaho, Nevada, Hawaii

By Maura Dolan, Los Angeles Times Three federal appeals court judges who have ruled in favor of gay rights in the past are to hear arguments Monday on whether to uphold same-sex m ...

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Louisiana’s Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Upheld By Federal Judge

Louisiana’s Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Upheld By Federal Judge

By James Queally, Los Angeles Times A federal judge in Louisiana upheld the state's ban on same-sex marriages Wednesday, marking the first time a federal court upheld a ban since ...

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Judges Ask Pointed Questions About Same-Sex Marriage Bans

Judges Ask Pointed Questions About Same-Sex Marriage Bans

By Annie Sweeney and Meredith Rodriguez, Chicago Tribune CHICAGO -- Attorneys for Indiana and Wisconsin faced tough, pointed questions from a panel of three federal appeals judges ...

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FDA Faces Growing Calls To Change Policy Barring Gay Men From Donating Blood

FDA Faces Growing Calls To Change Policy Barring Gay Men From Donating Blood

By Hailey Branson-Potts, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES -- When Ryan James Yezak's workplace hosted a blood drive a few years back, he told his boss he would be happy to donate. Th ...

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Chris Kluwe, Vikings Finalize Settlement To Avert Lawsuit

Chris Kluwe, Vikings Finalize Settlement To Avert Lawsuit

By Master Tesfatsion, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) MINNEAPOLIS -- The Vikings and their outspoken former punter, Chris Kluwe, have settled their differences after a seven-month batt ...

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Brunei Denies Plans To Purchase New York Hotels

Brunei Denies Plans To Purchase New York Hotels

London (AFP) -- The sultan of Brunei denied on Tuesday media reports that he was mulling the purchase of three landmark hotels including New York's Plaza. The reports had sparked ...

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Church Firing Stirs Up Controversy Over Same-Sex Marriage

Church Firing Stirs Up Controversy Over Same-Sex Marriage

By Lisa Black, Chicago Tribune CHICAGO -- Angry, tearful parishioners stood in line at the crowded church, each taking a turn to beg church leaders to bring back their longtime mu ...

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Our Gayest Summer Ever

Our Gayest Summer Ever

Ten years after Ohio voters passed one of the worst anti-gay laws in the country, a downtown arena in Cleveland welcomed 10,000 athletes, fans and corporate sponsors to kick off t ...

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Weekend Reader: ‘Soldier Of Change: From The Closet To The Forefront Of The Gay Rights Movement’

Weekend Reader: ‘Soldier Of Change: From The Closet To The Forefront Of The Gay Rights Movement’

Today the Weekend Reader brings you Soldier of Change: From the Closet to the Forefront of the Gay Rights Movement by Major Stephen Snyder-Hill, a leading LGBT activist and U.S. A ...

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Singapore Halts Destruction Of ‘Pro-Gay’ Children’s Books

Singapore Halts Destruction Of ‘Pro-Gay’ Children’s Books

Singapore (AFP) - Singapore on Friday stopped its national library from destroying two children's books with gay themes following an outcry over literary censorship in the tightly ...

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