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48 min ago | 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

1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin

9 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: World News, Mexico,

12 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

Report: Legal Gay Marriage Could Boost Va. Economy

A report by a think tank at UCLA says legalizing gay marriage in Virginia could generate up to $60 million in spending in three years.

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Related Topix: US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

15 hrs ago | EDGE

Bishop Terry Angel Mason on HIV and Uganda

Terry Angel Mason wants to save the world -- and his fiance -- from the anti-gay abuses in Uganda Openly gay Christian minister, LGBT civil rights activist and National HIV/AIDS Awareness Spokesman Bishop Terry Angel Mason is a Pulitzer Prize-nominated author, activist and poet.

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20 hrs ago | CBS Local

Both Sides in Pa. Same-Sex Marriage Fight Ask Judge To Fast-Track Decision

Both sides in a federal lawsuit challenging Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage are now asking the judge to skip a trial and make a ruling.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News

Mon Apr 21, 2014

EDGE

Toronto World Pride Preview: 5 Tips for the Ultimate Experience

World Pride Toronto is hedging its bets on success when it joins forces with Pride Toronto on June 20-29, 2014 for what's expected to be the largest Pride event in North America.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Wedding

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Man seeks green card after US husband dies

A 72-year-old Australian man widowed by his American husband of more than three decades is renewing his pitch for a green card since the Obama administration eased policies on gay marriage.

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KEPR CBS 19

Man seeks green card after American husband dies

An Australian man widowed by his American husband of more than three decades made a renewed pitch Monday for a green card in a bid to reverse a denial of their 1975 petition for legal residency.

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Related Topix: Games, Card Game, Boulder, CO

The Times

Louisiana will remain one of a dozen states that continue to prohibit ...

Louisiana will remain one of a dozen states that continue to prohibit sodomy, though a U.S. Supreme Court ruling struck down such laws a decade ago.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court

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