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2 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

Florida Supreme Court Asked to Rule on Gay Marriage

Florida's highest court is being asked to rule on whether the state's ban on gay marriage is constitutional.


5 hrs ago | Capitol Hill Blue

Judge critical of states defending gay marriage bans

Federal appeals judges bristled on Tuesday at arguments defending gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee comparing them to now-defunct laws that once outlawed weddings between blacks and whites.


Related Topix: Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Supreme Court, Ohio, Liberal Political News

10 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

McCrory asked not to defend NC gay marriage ban

Same-sex couples and their families who want Gov. Pat McCrory to keep out of pending litigation challenging North Carolina's gay marriage ban are bringing names of their allies to his offices.


Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, North Carolina

12 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Utah granted more time to file gay marriage recognition appeal

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals granted Utah more time Tuesday to file its appeal in the same-sex marriage recognition case.


Related Topix: Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Business Review

Becker & Poliakoff Lawyer Sends Anti-Gay Email Rant To All

Becker & Poliakoff has taken "severe and immediate" action against a lawyer who sent a homophobic email to the entire law firm.


The New Zealand Herald

Election 2014: Labour's three gender options for passports

Louisa Wall, whose same-sex marriage bill passed into law last year, said all people had the right to live in dignity.


Related Topix: Wedding, Transgender

International Business Times

Lesbians Were Reported To Have The Most Orgasms During Sex Compared To Heterosexual Women

For the research conducted by the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction at Indiana University in Bloomington, about 2,850 single Americans were given an online questionnaire to answer.


Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Online Dating

Global Voices Online

India's LGBT Community Dares to Hope After Health Minister's Comment on Gay Rights

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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Related Topix: India, World News


#27BiStories: Appearing Straight, Appearing Gay, and Other Misconceptions Bi People Face

Common misconceptions haunt bisexual people, and one of the most common is that a person's sexuality is determined by the gender of whoever they're with.

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Wisconsin, Indiana set to defend gay marriage bans before federal appeals court in Chicago

The legal skirmish over same-sex marriage shifted Tuesday to a federal appeals court in Chicago as attorneys for Wisconsin and Indiana sought to reinstate bans on gay weddings ruled unconstitutional two months earlier.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, ACLU

Monterey County Herald

Indiana, Wisconsin couples in gay marriage case

The Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments Tuesday on gay marriage fights from Indiana and Wisconsin, setting the stage for one ruling.


Related Topix: Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Ovarian Cancer, Health

News Times

Indiana, Wisconsin couples in gay marriage case

Bonnie Everly, left, and Lyn Judkins, from Chesterton, Ind., embrace during a rally in support of gay marriage at the federal plaza Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Chicago.


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Ovarian Cancer, Health

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Washington Post

Challenges to gay marriage bans: Where they stand

State bans on same-sex marriages have been falling around the country since summer 2013, when the Supreme Court ordered the federal government to recognize state-sanctioned gay marriages.


Related Topix: Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Indiana, US Supreme Court, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

WLNE-TV Providence

Can Ferguson change the 'ritual' of black deaths?

FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, file photo, family members touch the copper top of the vault containing the casket of Michael Brown during his funeral in Normandy, Mo.


Related Topix: Wedding, Immigration Reform, California, California Government

WISH-TV Indianapolis

Gay marriage opponents take lower profile

The opponents of gay marriage held no rallies Monday. In fact, they've taken a low profile in recent weeks but they still hope to win the gay marriage battle in Indiana.


Related Topix: Wedding, Indiana, Indiana Government

WTHI-TV Terre Haute

Three judge panel will decide Indiana gay marriage case

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments in the Indiana gay marriage case in a Chicago courtroom Tuesday morning beginning at 10:30 Indianapolis time.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News


Former Miss Spain Comes Out as Gay

The former Miss Spain has come out as a lesbian, reportedly making her the first openly gay national beauty queen.


WRIC-TV Richmond

Gay marriage supporters heading to key hearing

Busloads of gay-marriage supporters are heading to Chicago for a key hearing in their fight against same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana.


Related Topix: Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News


Pediatricians offer new dental recommendations

Electronic cigarettes should be subject to the same laws that apply to tobacco products, and the federal government should ban the marketing and sale of e-cigarettes to young people.


Related Topix: Pediatrics, Marketing, Family, Kids, Health, Infertility

We Need More Gay Sex on TV

Today marks the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, and, judging by the nominations, it's been a banner year for LGBT representation on scripted television.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, House of Cards, Celebrities, Kevin Spacey, Modern Family, Drama