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Actress Ellen Page Comes Out As Gay

Ellen Page, who won the hearts of moviegoers as the pregnant teenager in the 2007 film “Juno,” has come out as gay.

02/15/2014

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)

Feds Say They Will Recognize Same-Sex Marriages Performed In Utah

The Obama administration extended federal recognition to the marriages of more than 1,000 same-sex couples in Utah that took place before the Supreme Court put those unions in the state on hold.

01/10/2014

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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‘Preferred’ Pronouns Gain Traction At US Colleges

On high school and college campuses and in certain political and social media circles, the growing visibility of a small, but semantically committed cadre of young people who self-identify as “genderqueer” — neither male nor female but an androgynous hybrid or rejection of both — is challenging anew the limits of Western comprehension and the English language.

11/30/2013

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Husband, Wife Share Story Of Coming Out Together, 20 Years Into Their Marriage

It’s the kind of thing many think would tear a husband and wife apart, but not David and Cat Kaufman. But the end of the Kaufmans’ love story has an unusual ending. More than 20 years later, David Kaufman became Dani Kaufman.

09/27/2013

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Court Upholds First Ban On Gay-To-Straight Therapy

A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld the nation’s first-of-its-kind law in California prohibiting health practitioners from offering psychotherapy aimed at making gay youth straight.

08/29/2013

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Opposing Sides In Same-Sex Marriage Debate Demonstrate In Downtown Sacramento

Same-sex marriage supporters are gathering in Sacramento for a rally and candlelight vigil outside of the federal courthouse in Sacramento with both sides of the debate.

03/26/2013

Same-sex marriage proponent Kat McGuckin of Oaklyn, New Jersey, holds a gay marriage pride flag while standing in front of the Supreme Court November 30, 2012 in Washington, DC. With the Supreme Court building draped in a photo-realistic sheet during a repair and preservation project, the justices met today to consider hearing several cases dealing with the rights of gay couples who are married, want to get married or are in domestic partnerships.  (Credit: Somodevilla/Getty Images)

U.S. Supreme Court To Release Audio In Same-Sex Marriage Cases The Day They Conclude

The Supreme Court will release audio recordings of next week’s arguments in two gay marriage cases just a few hours after they conclude.

03/19/2013

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Gay Couples Could See Windfalls From Court Action

Accountants and tax attorneys anticipating the demise of the Defense of Marriage Act are already encouraging same-sex couples to seek prospective tax refunds, back retirement payments and other spousal subsidies they may have been denied.

03/09/2013

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Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

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Guide To Sacramento Pride And Parade

Now in its 28th year, the Sacramento Pride festival and its accompanying parade have become an iconic part of life in California’s capital city

05/20/2012

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California Senate Passes Bill Mandating Gay History

The state Senate has approved legislation that would require California’s public schools to include gay history in social studies lessons.

04/14/2011