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1 hr ago | Examiner.com

Man claims Baptist church teacher sexually abused him as anti-gay 'conversion'

A gay man in Mississippi has alleged that he was sexually abused by a Baptist charge male teacher in an attempt to change is sexual orientation from homosexuality .

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Related Topix: Walls, MS

4 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Ex.-Gov. Douglas' memoir tackles gay marriage veto

Former Gov. Jim Douglas says he was acting on conscience in 2009 when he vetoed a gay marriage law that had been passed by the state Legislature.

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Related Topix: Wedding, US Governors, Jim Douglas, Middlebury College, Vermont, Vermont Government

Mon Sep 01, 2014

KOLO-TV Reno

Reno Couple Awaits 9th Circuit Appeal In Gay Marriage Case

Professional musician Karen Vibe says she met Karen Goody at a Gay Pride event here in Reno about 8 years ago.

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Related Topix: Wedding, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Reno, NV

CJAD

St Denis bar owner fights back after anti-gay accusations

The owner of the Saint Sulpice bar is vigourously denying charges of homophobia following the Friday night expulsion of a young gay couple.

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The Bennington Banner

Ex-Gov. Douglas' memoir tackles gay marriage veto

Former Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas has written a memoir that recounts his youth, career and Republican roots, from stuffing envelopes for presidential candidate Barry Goldwater in 1964 to a present-day call for a return to civility in politics.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jim Douglas, Wedding, Vermont, Vermont Government

Inside Bay Area

Anti-gay speech in Richmond draws scrutiny

A flurry of recent news stories from local and national media has cast a harsh light on bigoted vitriol directed at Vice Mayor Jovanka Beckles, Richmond's first openly gay elected leader.

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Related Topix: Richmond (San Francisco, CA), Richmond, CA, Castro (San Francisco, CA)

The Republic

Indiana gay marriage supporters push hard in 2014

Democratic Marion County Clerk Beth White says she's seen an increase in fundraising since she performed more than 300 same-sex weddings after a federal judge ruled Indiana's gay marriage ban was unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Indiana

Norwalk Citizen News

Obama seeks to do no harm to Democrats in midterms

This June 17, 2014, file photo shows President Barack Obama speaking at the Democratic National Committee's annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender fundraiser gala in Gotham Hall, in New York.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Transgender, Gotham, Advertising

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Cyclist killed was attorney who fought gay policy

A cyclist pauses near a white "ghost bike" memorial, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in downtown Seattle where Sher Kung -- a well-respected attorney who was part of the American Civil Liberties Union's legal team that challenged the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy -- was killed on her bike Friday in a collision with a truck.

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Related Topix: Activism, King County, WA

SFGate

Man alleges sexual abuse as anti-gay 'conversion'

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Related Topix: Hernando, MS

Deseret News

This industry illustrates the unresolved legal relationship between religious freedom and gay rights

It's not always happily ever after for Christian business owners in the wedding industry, as recent religious freedom cases illustrate.

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Related Topix: Wedding, HarperCollins Publishers, Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, Television, FOX News Network

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Townhall

Gay Marriage and the Limits of Tradition

In all the bad days that opponents of same-sex marriage have had lately, few compare with the one they had this past week in a courtroom in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Local group hopes to revisit decade-old conversation on Gay Straight Alliance in schools

PFLAG officers Tony Thornton and Grace Rogers plan to ask Lubbock Independent School District leaders to allow Gay Straight Alliance groups at the high schools.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Lubbock, TX, Texas Tech, Family, Kids

Mirror.co.uk

CBB's Kellie Maloney not sure if a relationship with a woman would mean she's a lesbian

The 61-year-old previously vowed there will be 'no stopping her' once she concludes her sex change, and she's still not sure now Celebrity Big Brother's Kellie Maloney has once again expressed her doubts over whether having a relationship with a woman once she's completed her sex change will make her a lesbian.

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Local10.com

Ga. teen kicked out after admitting he's gay to parents gets support online

MINUTE CLIP IS CALLED "HOW NOT TO REACT WHEN YOUR CHILD TELLS YOU HE'S GAY," AND WHILE IT IS VERY DISTURBING AND DURFEE TO WATCH, THOSE WHO WORK WITH GAY AND LESBIAN TEENS RIGHT HERE IN SOUTH FLORIDA SAY THIS IS A SCENE THAT PLAYS OUT IN AMERICAN HOMES EVERY SINGLE DAY.

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Related Topix: Transgender

News Herald

'Gayborhoods' fade with growing acceptance of LGBT

At one of the oldest gay taverns in the city's Boystown neighborhood, the regulars were sharing a laugh over what they had seen the night before at their watering hole: a gaggle of straight women.

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Related Topix: Hammond, IN, Wedding, Downtown (Seattle, WA), University Village (Seattle, WA), Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

The Age

Protester storms Families meeting

Sam Castro from the Whistleblowers, Activists and Citizens Alliance says she was hit in the back of the head by one of the World Congress of Families attendees on their way in Saturday morning.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Abortion, Wedding

SFGate

Prosecutor's 'lesbian' argument wins new trial for maid

That argument was both scientifically unfounded and prejudicial, a state appeals court said Thursday in overturning the woman's conviction and 16-year prison sentence.

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Related Topix: Santa Ana, CA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Advocate

Dr. Drew Interviews Gay Teen Attacked by Christian Family

You may not know Daniel Pierce's name, but if you were an LGBT person online yesterday, you almost certainly know how his family reacted when he came out.

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Related Topix: Drew Pinsky

The New Zealand Herald

Jamaican ends legal challenge to anti-sodomy law

A Jamaican gay rights activist who brought a legal challenge to the Caribbean island's anti-sodomy law says he has withdrawn the case after growing fearful about safety.

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