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1 hr ago | WBTV

St. Louis Co. officer on leave after controversial speech

Officer Dan Page was seen in video earlier this week pushing back CNN's Don Lemon during protests in Ferguson over the police shooting of Michael Brown.

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5 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

As gay acceptance rises and hooking up goes online, US bathhouses adapt to stay in ...

Gay bathhouses that once remained in the shadows to stay in business are now seeking attention to keep their doors open.

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9 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Young gay couple finds their ever after

Jones, 26, and Graham, 30, made it official Aug. 16, when they tied the knot in front of family and friends in Killarney.

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13 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

4,000 pounds of potato salad destroyed at German American Festival

Four-thousand pounds of potato salad, sauerkraut, and packets of sour cream for potato pancakes were destroyed in a trailer fire at the German American Festival in Oregon.Fire crews say the generator overheated and caught on fire around 6 a.m. Friday morning.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Messenger Newspapers

Thousands to attend Pride parade

Tens of thousands of people will converge on Manchester this weekend as one of the world's biggest gay pride events gets under way.

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WKBT

Conservative group pulls candidate's support

A Baraboo attorney running for the state Assembly says a conservative group pulled its support because of another endorsement from a gay rights group.

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KXVO

Fewer U.S. teens using sunscreen

The number of U.S. teens using sunscreen dropped nearly 12 percent in the last decade, a new report shows.

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WJKX-FM Hattiesburg

Gay Marriage Vs. the First Amendment

As is only to be expected, a fresh wave of controversy is swirling around a court's imposition of massive fines on two New York farmers who don't want a gay couple to get married on their property.

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Examiner.com

Ernie Konnyu silent after anti-gay Facebook rant harms Ro Khanna

Ernie Konnyu, the former California Republican Congressman who represented Silicon Valley's 12th congressional district, and the California Assembly's 22nd District, has went silent and reportedly into hiding after an anti- gay Facebook rant he wrote got a lot of media attention, harming Ro Khanna's bid to unseat seven-time U.S. Congressman Mike ... (more)

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WIVB-TV Buffalo

Cuomo: Outlaw gender identity discrimination

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling on the state to outlaw discrimination against transgender people, saying gender identity and expression should be included in the state's civil rights law alongside race, religion and disability.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Transgender, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Journal Gazette

Pence draws fire in same-sex case

INDIANAPOLIS Gov. Mike Pence contradicted himself on same-sex marriage, telling the court he had no power to enforce Indiana's gay marriage ban, then directing executive agencies about how to proceed after court rulings on the subject, a federal judge says.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Governors, Wedding, Indiana, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Brandon Sun

Syphilis rates soar in Vancouver as testing urged for men who have sex with men

Syphilis rates in Vancouver are at their highest in 32 years, prompting public health officials to issue a warning to the group at greatest risk - men who have sex with men.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Washington Times

Federal judge strikes down Florida gay marriage ban

A federal judge has declared Florida's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining state judges in four counties who have sided with gay couples wishing to tie the knot.

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KNDU

Study: Men, lesbians more likely to have orgasms

When it comes to achieving orgasms during sex with a regular partner, straight women still lag behind men and lesbian women, a new study suggests.

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WXYZ

Married same-sex couples seek recognition

Hundreds of same-sex couples who were married in Michigan are seeking a court order that would force the state to recognize the unions.

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Journal Gazette

Vegas offering all but marriage to LGBT tourists

Tommy Branscum, left, and Rik Holman attend the Supreme Court decision celebration rally at the The Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 in Las Vegas.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Reuters

California bill would let birth certificates reflect same-sex parents

Birth certificates in California would be changed to more accurately reflect families in which parents are of the same gender under a bill passed by the legislature on Wednesday.

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WNDU-TV South Bend

Goshen pastor under review after gay wedding

Two Mennonite conferences plan to review the credentials of a Goshen pastor who presided over the marriage of a same-sex couple in violation of the religion's rules.

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KXLY-TV Spokane

US Supreme Court puts Va. gay marriage on hold

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday granted a request to delay enforcement of an appeals court ruling that overturned Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

Mormon school removes gay-marriage cards at store

BYU spokeswoman Carri Jenkins said Wednesday that the cards were placed on the shelves by Hallmark.

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