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39 min ago | EDGE

Anti-Gay Preacher May Be Charged Under Uganda's New Law

In what may be the sweetest case of poetic justice yet, anti-gay Ugandan pastor Martin Ssempa may now be charged under the very same "Anti-Homosexuality Act" that he is trying to promote.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, IGN Entertainment

1 hr ago | EDGE

San Francisco Set to Name Street After Trans Icon

San Francisco is set to name a street after a transgender icon, marking the first time the city has awarded such an honor to a member of the transgender community.

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Related Topix: Transgender, San Francisco, CA

2 hrs ago | EDGE

Seniors Lack Affordable Housing Options

A rainbow painted fence encloses a temporary parking lot at 55 Laguna Street, site of the senior housing component of Openhouse's project.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), San Francisco, CA, Portland State University

6 hrs ago | CBS Local

Johns Hopkins University To Honor 7 With Honorary Degrees

Two women involved in a case about gay marriage that went to the Supreme Court are among the people receiving honorary degrees from Johns Hopkins University at commencement next month.

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10 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

Republican activists push party on gay marriage

As bans against gay marriage crumble and public opinion on the issue shifts rapidly, some Republicans are pushing the party to drop its opposition to same-sex unions, part of a broader campaign to get the GOP to appeal to younger voters by de-emphasizing social issues.

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Related Topix: US News, Wedding, Las Vegas, NV

10 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Republican Activists Push Party On Gay Marriage

Some Republicans are pushing for their party to drop its opposition to same-sex marriage as public opinion on the issue shifts rapidly and the party tries to woo younger voters more supportive of gay unions.

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Related Topix: Wedding

10 hrs ago | ABC 33/40

Man seeks to hide 'murder' tattoo before trial

For all the tens of billions of dollars that the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes themselves.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Wedding

Tue Apr 22, 2014

National Public Radio

Federal Judge To Hear Oregon Gay Marriage Case

A federal judge in Oregon is ready to hear arguments about the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, but no one will be in court to defend the measure.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News

The Times

Louisiana lawmaker pulls gay rights anti-discrimination bill

An effort to prohibit employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity has been shelved for the legislative session.

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Related Topix: Pierre Part, LA

EDGE

Russia May Fingerprint HIV-Positive Citizens

After cracking down on its LGBT citizenry last where, when President Vladimir Putin signed the controversial "homosexual propaganda" law, it looks like some Russian lawmakers are taking aim at HIV-positive individuals.

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EDGE

Boston Celebrates 25 Years Preventing LGBT Partner Abuse

On April 24, 2014 The Network/La Red will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a rockin' gala fundraiser at The Center for the Arts at the Armory, Somerville, MA.

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Related Topix: Somerville, MA, Transgender

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

The South is new battleground for gay marriageThe South is new...

The suit, by three gay couples and a woman who was unable to get recognized on the state death certificate when her longtime, same-sex spouse died, makes Georgia the last Southern state, and one of the last in the nation, to face a challenge to its ban on gay marriage.

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Related Topix: Transgender, US News, US Supreme Court

EDGE

Couple Arrested for Kissing in Mexico

Mexican police arrested and fined a gay couple Sunday for kissing, according to Gay Star News.

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EDGE

Poll: Majority of Texans Back Gay Marriage

A new poll reveals that, for the first time ever, the majority of Texans are in favor of same-sex marriage, according to Texas' LGBT news site Lone Star Q. The independent poll was conducted by grad students from Texas Tech University's Earl Survey Research Lab and found that 48 percent of voters from Texas backed marriage rights for same-sex ... (more)

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Related Topix: Texas, Wedding, Texas Government, US News

EDGE

Indian Supreme Court Will Reconsider Colonial-Era Sodomy Law

India's Supreme Court has announced that it will hear arguments on whether to reconsider December's decision to uphold that country's colonial-era sodomy law, Section 377.

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Related Topix: BuzzFeed, Transgender, World News, India

EDGE

NYC Pride Announces 2014 Grand Marshals

Heritage of Pride, organizers of NYC Pride and the annual New York City Pride March, today announced the Grand Marshals for 2014.

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Related Topix: Activism, Transgender

EDGE

(Don't) Eat, Pray, Hate: Christian Organization Plans 40 Day Fast Against Marriage

CitizenLink, the public policy partner of SPLC designated anti-gay hate group Focus on the Family announced it's partnership with the Family Foundation of Virginia and other anti-gay gay religious organizations around America in an marathon protest against marriage equality that will include 40 days of prayer and fasting.

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Related Topix: Classical, Focus on the Family, Fasting, Health

EDGE

Ohio Ballot Board OKs Gay Marriage Proposal

Supporters of the latest version of a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at overturning Ohio's gay marriage ban can now gather signatures to get the measure on the ballot.

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ABC News

Suit Challenging Ga. Gay Marriage Ban to Be Filed

A gay rights group says it plans to file a federal lawsuit in Atlanta to challenge the state of Georgia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.

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CBS Local

Gay Rights Group Files Federal Lawsuit Challenging Georgia's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

A gay rights group has filed a federal lawsuit in Atlanta challenging the state of Georgia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.

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Related Topix: Gwinnett County, GA, Fulton County, GA

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