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Proposed Texas GOP Platform Would Support Controversial Therapy To Cure Gay People

A push to include the new anti-gay language survived a key vote late Thursday in Fort Worth at the Texas Republican Convention where, across the street, tea party star U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz fired up attendees at a rally to defend marriage as between a man and a woman.

06/05/2014

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Judge Strikes Down Oregon’s Ban On Gay Marriage

A federal judge on Monday struck down Oregon’s voter-approved ban on gay marriage, saying it is unconstitutional.

05/19/2014

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Nintendo Says No To Virtual Equality In ‘Tomodachi Life’

Nintendo isn’t allowing gamers to play as gay in an upcoming life simulator game.

05/07/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Same-sex couple Breana Hansen (L) and Monica Chacon kiss as they celebrate outside of San Francisco City Hall on February 7, 2012 in San Francisco, California. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the voter-approved Proposition 8 measure violates the civil rights of gay men and lesbians. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California May Remove ‘Man And Woman’ State Law

A bill that would strike the traditional definition of marriage from California law is advancing through the Legislature after the U.S. and state supreme courts allowed same-sex unions to resume.

05/01/2014

Black Police Precinct And Courthouse Museum Recalls Miami's Segregated Past

Australian Man Seeks Green Card After American Husband Dies

Anthony Sullivan, 72, asked federal immigration authorities in Los Angeles to reopen a petition filed by his late husband Richard Adams so Sullivan can be awarded residency as the surviving spouse of a U.S. citizen, immigration attorney Lavi Soloway said.

04/21/2014

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Elk Grove Methodists Pressing Church To Change Same-Sex Marriage Stance

Local Methodist leaders are pressing for change and applying that pressure to church leaders by drafting what’s called a “declaration of inclusion.”

03/10/2014

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Texas Gay Marriage Ban Latest To Be Struck Down

A federal judge declared a same-sex marriage ban in deeply conservative Texas unconstitutional on Wednesday, but will allow the nation’s second-most populous state to enforce the law pending an appeal that will likely go to the U.S. Supreme Court.

02/26/2014

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Sacramento Methodist Churches Performing Same-Sex Weddings

The pastor says what he and the clergy are doing contradicts the United Methodist Book of Discipline. But he says times have changed.

02/22/2014

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Judge Rules Virginia Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

A federal judge ruled Thursday that Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, making it the first state in the South to have its voter-approved prohibition overturned.

02/13/2014

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Nev. Governor Urges Federal Court To Uphold State’s Gay Marriage Ban

The Sandoval administration urged a federal appeals court to uphold the state’s ban on gay marriage, arguing it serves the “legitimate purpose of preserving traditional marriage” and is entrenched in the state’s history.

01/22/2014

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Oregon Bakery Stands By Decision To Deny Same-Sex Wedding Cake

The owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa say their religious beliefs have not changed after Oregon’s Bureau of Labor and Industries determined the Portland-area bakery violated the civil rights of a same-sex couple.

01/20/2014

Same-sex couple Amber Weiss (L) and Sharon Papo stand in line to receive their marriage license before getting married at San Francisco City Hall June 17, 2008 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Utah Asks Supreme Court To Block Same-Sex Unions

Utah took its fight against gay marriage to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, asking the high court to suspend same-sex unions that became legal when a judge struck down the state’s voter-approved ban.

12/31/2013

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