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8 min ago | Ohio.com

Group backing gay marriage releases TV ad in Ohio

COLUMBUS: A group supporting gay marriage in Ohio is airing its first television ad as a federal appeals court prepares to hear oral arguments on the issue.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

4 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

LGBT rights group hires ex-pastor in Mississippi

Rob Hill grew up in Mississippi, and spent 12 years as a United Methodist pastor.

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8 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

Poll: Opposition to gay marriage waning in Ky.

Sarah Peacock, of Louisville, Ky, puts a ring on Kristy Sturgill's, of Bardstown, Ky, finger alongside her daughter Lanie Peacock and Rev.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Louisville, KY, Bardstown, KY, Frankfort, KY, Kentucky

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Illinois warns insurers of discrimination ban

The bulletin, which was dated Monday and announced Tuesday, notes that both new and amended policy filings should comply with provisions in the Affordable Care Act, the Illinois Human Rights Act and the Illinois Mental Health Parity Act - which prohibit discrimination against transgender persons because of general identity or health conditions.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Transgender, Business News

The Jackson Sun

Court orders halt to Colorado gay marriages

The Colorado Supreme Court has ordered the Boulder County Clerk to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples while it considers if the state's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Boulder, CO, US News, US Supreme Court

The Lebanon Daily News

Activists want gay rights on Africa summit agenda

Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay discrimination in Africa is on the agenda at next week's summit in Washington with more than 40 African leaders.

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WALB-TV Albany

4 charged with murder in death of USC student

By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay discrimination in Africa is on the agenda at... By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, University of Southern California

Brandon Sun

Activists urge Obama to ensure that anti-gay bias issue is on agenda for US-Africa summit

Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay discrimination in Africa is on the agenda at next week's summit in Washington with more than 40 African leaders.

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Related Topix: Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Transgender

WSOCTV

Gay marriage supporters push for quick NC ruling

Lawyers challenging North Carolina's same-sex marriage ban say they will press for quick legal action after a federal appeals court found a similar law in Virginia is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, ACLU, Pat McCrory, US Governors

The Washington Post

Texas: Gay-marriage ban best for children

Texas' ban on same-sex marriage allows the state to promote the birth and upbringing of children in "stable, lasting relationships," the state's attorney general argued Tuesday while asking a federal appeals court to reinstate the ban.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Supreme Court, Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics

Charleston City Paper

Vincent Sheheen campaign manager: Candidate 'non-committal' about gay marriage ruling

Vincent Sheheen has once again shown the LGBT citizens of South Carolina that he doesn't care about getting their votes.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

BBC News

China activists fight gay 'conversion therapy'

Gay rights activists in China are preparing for what they say could be a legal milestone in their fight to stop homosexuality being treated as an illness.

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CBC News

Are gay neighbourhoods turning straight?

An influx of straight residents to traditionally gay neighbourhoods is diluting the distinct cultural identity - and potentially the voting power - of these former 'gaybourhoods', according to a sociologist at the University of British Columbia.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

JD Journal

Miama-Dade County Ends Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Florida has once again become the latest to rule state-wide bans against same-sex marriage as unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Florida, Transgender, US News, US Supreme Court

New York Magazine

Cosmo Publishes Its First Lesbian Sex Guide

Given the vast array of penis-exploding blow-job tips Cosmo has devised over its long history, it seems kind of crazy that there's an area of sexuality the magazine hasn't even touched.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Sports

News Observer

US court: Va. gay marriage ban unconstitutional

A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond ruled that state constitutional and statutory provisions barring gay marriage and denying recognition of such unions performed in other states violate the U.S. Constitution.

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Related Topix: US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Virginia, US Supreme Court

CNN

Appeals court rejects Virginia same-sex marriage ban

A federal appeals court on Monday struck down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage in another legal victory for gay and lesbian couples seeking the right to legally wed.

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The Town Talk

Appeals panel strikes down Virginia gay marriage ban

A federal appeals court panel in Virginia became the second one this summer to strike down a state ban against same-sex marriage Monday, making it more likely that the Supreme Court will settle the issue as early as next year.

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Related Topix: Virginia, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, W., Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

The Baltimore Sun

Sweden resumes aid to Uganda after suspending it over anti-gay law

Sweden has resumed financial aid to Uganda after suspending some assistance in March over a law widely condemned by donor nations that increases punishment for homosexuals.

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Related Topix: Uganda, Africa, World News, Prison, Transgender

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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