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  1. Losing My ReligionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    March madness is in full force and there's no place hotter than Indiana, where the new pro-discrimination "religious freedom" law is drawing fire from all sectors -- from the NCAA to the local PTAs. And not for nothing.


  2. Rubio: Yes, Indiana Law Lets Businesses Refuse to Service Same-Sex MarriagesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    Sen. Marco Rubio , who is expected to announce a presidential bid in April, told the cast of The Five Monday afternoon that Indiana's new Religious Freedom Restoration Act would, in fact, allow people to cite religious grounds in refusing to do business with someone based on his or her sexual orientation - something that Gov. Mike Pence , who signed the bill, would not outright say when he attempted to clarify the intent of the bill on Sunday. Rubio said Americans do not want to discriminate against anyone, adding the real question is whether someone should be discriminated against because of their deeply-held religious beliefs.


  3. Malloy Bans State-Funded Travel To Indiana Over 'Religious Freedom' LawRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS Local

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  4. NCAA, NBA react to Indiana's 'religious freedom' law by touting commitment to inclusionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    Indiana's recently-signed "religious freedom" law has caused ripples around the country, including here in Portland. The sports world is not immune, especially with one of the country's top sports events set to be played in Indiana this week.


  5. Businesses, politicians and celebrities are speaking up about Indiana's new LGBT discrimination law.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MTV

    The Internet has a lot to say about the new "Religious Freedom" law that allows individuals and businesses in Indiana to deny services to LGBT patrons on behalf of their faith. On Friday, a similar law passed in the Arkansas state Senate by a landslide vote.


  6. Putting Indiana In It's Proper PlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    This country really is in a bad way if we allow for all intents and purposes Indiana's ayatolla to in effect attack our citizens as if those citizens belonged to some foreign enemy state. With the stroke of his pen, that is what Mike Pence did to the LGBT community.


  7. EEOC backs Mount de Sales band director in discrimination caseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    A federal agency says it's found reasonable cause to believe that Mount de Sales Academy discriminated against a gay teacher. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued a Jan.30 determination in a complaint filed by Flint Dollar.


  8. A Smarter Take On Sex Could Have Saved 'Looking'Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Towleroad

    It's been about 10 years since the Queer as Folk , The L Word , and Noah's Arc all went off the air. Looking , for many people, promised to be a return to that world of prestige gay drama where queer characters weren't just tertiary window dressing, they were people .


  9. Jamie Foxx's Bruce Jenner joke criticized by LGBT groupRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Some viewers of the iHeartRadio Music Awards on Sunday night took to social media to vent about the opening monologue, saying one controversial joke by Jamie Foxx crossed the line. T LOS ANGELES - Actor-singer Jamie Foxx came under fire on Monday from LGBT-youth group The Trevor Project for "insensitive comments" he made at an awards show about reality star Bruce Jenner and reports of his decision to transition to a woman . 1 comment

  10. Bill Donohue: Reaction to Indiana Religion Law 'Over the Top'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News Max

    Catholic League President Bill Donohue lashed out at the National Collegiate Athletic Association's opposition to Indiana's religious freedom law, saying on NewsmaxTV on Monday that the organization's response has been "over the top." In an interview on "The Steve Malzberg Show," Donohue decried the "ridiculous" response to a measure that is similar to versions of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act on the books in many other states.


  11. mayor-halesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | KXL-AM Portland

    There's been lots of backlash after Indiana passed a religious freedom law last week. That state's Governor Mike Pence has defended the Religious Freedom Restoration Act over concerns that it could cause discrimination against gays and lesbians.


  12. Indiana law: Does freedom of religion mean freedom to discriminate?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Thousands of opponents of Indiana Senate Bill 101, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, gathered on the lawn of the Indiana State House to rally against that legislation March 28. Indiana's law has been widely criticized by businesses and organizations around the country. For many conservative religious Americans, the nation's long-standing Religious Freedom Restoration Acts, including the one just passed in Indiana last week, could possibly carve out a public space that permits individuals and their businesses to uphold their religious opposition to same-sex marriage.


  13. Uxbridge sergeant cleared in bias case, but police union on hook for $439,000Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    An eight-person jury in U.S. District Court on Monday cleared Uxbridge police Sgt. David Bergeron of all claims filed against him by former Uxbridge Police Sgt.


  14. Big Freedia Dishes on Marriage, Her Sexuality and Her New MemoirRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WMDH-AM New Castle

    Big Freedia is shaking up the music scene and is making gay and straight people around the world want to get hot and heavy with his electrifying, booty-shaking beats and sexually charged lyrics. Make no mistake about it, the Queen Diva is all man, but embraces his femininity and sexuality like no other on Reality TV.


  15. Indiana to 'clarify' religious liberties law decried as anti-gayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Washington Post

    Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long , left, and House Speaker Brian Bosma say they will amend the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, adding language to make clear that the law doesn't allow discrimination against gays and lesbians. Republican lawmakers in Indiana promised Monday to amend a religious liberties bill that critics have labeled as anti-gay, bowing to protests that have rapidly spread to several other states considering similar measures.


  16. Indiana lawmakers try to quiet firestorm surrounding new lawRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    Gov. Mike Pence called off public appearances Monday and sports officials planned an "Indy Welcomes All" campaign ahead of this weekend's NCAA Final Four in Indianapolis as lawmakers scrambled to quiet the firestorm over a new law that has much of the country portraying Indiana as a state of intolerance. Republican legislative leaders said they are working on adding language to the religious-objections law to make it clear that the measure does not allow discrimination against gays and lesbians.


  17. GOP Mayor Of Indianapolis Signs Executive Order Protecting LGBT CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Switched

    The Republican mayor of Indiana's largest city is working to stem the backlash from a new "religious freedom" law, breaking with members of his own party in order to reassure companies that Indianapolis is still a good place to do business. Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard held a press conference Monday afternoon, giving his first public remarks since Gov. Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law.


  18. Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks out against 'religous freedom' lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook stands in front of a screen displaying the IPhone 6 during a presentation at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California. "There's something very dangerous happening in states across the country," wrote Tim Cook , Apple 's chief executive officer, in a Washington Post op-ed on Sunday.


  19. Good Things Are Happening In The Wake Of Indiana's 'Religious Freedom' LawRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Switched

    Apple CEO Tim Cook has called it "dangerous." Ashton Kutcher has tweeted his outrage.


  20. Republican 2016 hopefuls back Indiana's 'religious freedom' lawRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

    Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Bobby Jindal, Rick Santorum and Ben Carson are rushing to defend Indiana's "religious freedom" law, standing with social conservatives on a measure that opponents have said opens the door to discrimination against gays and lesbians. The likely Republican contenders for their party's 2016 presidential nomination supported the law the day after Indiana Gov. Mike Pence struggled to explain it in an appearance on ABC's "This Week."