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29 min ago | Gay.com

Tow Truck Operator Busted for Targeting LGBT Drivers at Gay Days in Orlando

Jason Combs, 45, towed more than 100 cars between June 5-9, according to the Associated Press .

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4 hrs ago | Switched

State Attorneys General Defy Public Support for Gay Marriage

As marriage equality continues to spread from one state in another, a small group of powerful government lawyers is doing everything they can to hold it back.

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Related Topix: Boulder County, CO

Sun Jul 27, 2014

St.Petersburg Times

For the first time, a gay pride event took place without violence in...

The scene at the Field of Mars on Sunday was much different than last year's LGBT pride event when demonstrators were arrested and beaten by nationalists and ultra-conservative religious groups.

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Queerty

Editor Who Was Fired After Complaining About The "Gaystapo" Cries Religious Discrimination

Is it okay for a newspaper editor to be a raving bigot? Apparently, Bob Eschliman thinks so, as long as you're a Christian.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Blog News

KSL-TV

Bills aim to bring family law into 21st century

California lawmakers will consider updating family law and parental rights to keep up with the evolving nature of families when they return from summer break.

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Related Topix: California, The Lost Boys, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Celebrities, Jason Patric, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Evening News

Photo gallery and video: 'It's such a beautiful day with...

Photo gallery and video: 'It's such a beautiful day with beautiful people' - Samba drums and carnival spirit at Norwich Pride 2014 Samba drums sounded as dancers shimmied through a sun-drenched Norwich city centre, leading thousands on the sixth annual Pride procession.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom,

Gay.com

Cake the Gay Away: Oregon Bakery Now Makes Ex-Gay Cakes for Ministry

An Oregon bakery that refuses to bake wedding cakes for same-sex couples is now proudly touting cakes made for an ex-gay organization.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Social Software, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Journal Gazette

Many walk in solidarity for gay couples at Pride Festival

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US Governors

Sat Jul 26, 2014

CBS Local

Fla Man Accused Of Predatory Towing At Gay Fest

Orange County Sheriffs deputies arrested 45 year-old Jason Combs for towing more than 100 vehicles between June 5 and June 9. The annual festivities draw tens of thousands to the area.

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KOB-TV

County has given hundreds of gay marriage licenses

A southern New Mexico county clerk says he has issued nearly 900 marriage licenses to same-sex couples in the past year.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM, Dona Ana County, NM

KMBC-TV

This won't be the AIDS-free generation

He was just 18 years old when he got the news. It was the summer before his senior year in high school.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Social Software, Transgender, Human Sexuality, Australia, World News,

The Independent

French Mayor Raymond Bardet who opposes same-sex marriage officiates his son's gay wedding

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The Times

Louisiana attorney general joins in appeal of Indiana gay marriage case

Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell has joined either other states in supporting an appeal of a ruling that found Indiana's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA

The Raw Story

Alaska Supreme Court says same-sex couples entitled to death benefits

Same-sex couples in Alaska should be eligible to receive death benefits when a partner dies despite a state ban on gay marriage, the Alaska Supreme Court ruled on Friday in its second decision in four months to favor granting benefits to gay couples.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock man says he was fired for being gay; law says it's OK

But, after he introduced his fiancA© to the kids he worked with at the Children's Home of Lubbock, he was fired.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Family, Kids, Law, Employment / Labor Law, South-Plains, TX

Tri-cityherald.com

Same-sex marriage ban struck down for Miami area

The ruling issued by Circuit Judge Sarah Zabel mirrors the decision made earlier by Monroe County Circuit Judge Luis Garcia.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Miami, FL, Miami Dade County, FL, US News, US Supreme Court

WESH-TV

Man arrested, accused of towing cars during Gay Days

Investigators believe the visitors were targeted not just because of the large volume of them, but also because of their sexual orientation.

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WLBT-TV Jackson

Lift U.S. ban on blood donations by gay men

The United States should repeal a 30-year policy that bans blood donations from gay and bisexual men, according to a team of medical and legal experts writing this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association .

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, HIV/AIDS, Health

The Raw Story

Colorado appeals court denies bid to block same-sex marriages in Boulder County

A Colorado appeals court on Thursday denied a motion by the state's top lawyer seeking to block a county clerk from issuing same-sex marriage licenses until the long-running legal battle is resolved by higher courts.

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Related Topix: Boulder County, CO

Gawker

Fired Editor Sues for His Religious Freedom to Write About "Gaystapo"

Back in May, the Newton Daily News of Iowa fired its editor-in-chief for comments he'd made on his personal blog.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Jasper County, IA, Journalism

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