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2 hrs ago | EDGE

Mo. House Panel to Consider Impeaching Gov. Over Gay Marriage Support

A Republican-led Missouri House committee plans to hold a hearing on measures seeking to impeach Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.


Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors

2 hrs ago | EDGE

Brunei Lawmakers Postpone Violent Anti-Gay Measure

Lawmakers from Brunei announced this week that they will postpone implementing a measure that would make it legal to punish those convicted of gay sex by stoning, according to Gay Star News.


Related Topix: Brunei, Southeast Asia, World News

2 hrs ago | EDGE

Matt Bomer Reveals Marriage to Longtime Partner

Though Matt Bomer came out to the public just two years ago, the actor announced in this month issue of Details magazine that he married his partner Simon Halls three years ago.


Related Topix: Magic Mike, White Collar, Entertainment, Television, Matthew Bomer, Matt Bomer

3 hrs ago | EDGE

4 NYC Hasidic Men Arrested for Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

Four Hasidic men were arrested this week for the brutal attack against a gay black man in Brooklyn, New York, last December, the New York Daily News reports.


Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, New York Daily News, New York City College of Technology, City University of New York

5 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Photos explore dynamics of youths' sexual identity

For many, it's difficult to understand Foster Noone's sexual identity. The 17-year-old uses the labels of bisexual, trans and gender neutral all at once.

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Related Topix: Arts, Photography, Transgender

7 hrs ago | EDGE

Gay Business Owners Still Face Challenges

It happens a few times a year: A customer refuses to work with Dave Greenbaum because he's gay.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Wedding, Public Relations

8 hrs ago | EDGE

Anti-Gay Preacher May Be Charged Under Uganda's New Law

In what may be the sweetest case of poetic justice yet, anti-gay Ugandan pastor Martin Ssempa may now be charged under the very same "Anti-Homosexuality Act" that he is trying to promote.


Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, IGN Entertainment

9 hrs ago | EDGE

San Francisco Set to Name Street After Trans Icon

San Francisco is set to name a street after a transgender icon, marking the first time the city has awarded such an honor to a member of the transgender community.


Related Topix: Transgender, San Francisco, CA

10 hrs ago | EDGE

Seniors Lack Affordable Housing Options

A rainbow painted fence encloses a temporary parking lot at 55 Laguna Street, site of the senior housing component of Openhouse's project.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), San Francisco, CA, Portland State University

14 hrs ago | CBS Local

Johns Hopkins University To Honor 7 With Honorary Degrees

Two women involved in a case about gay marriage that went to the Supreme Court are among the people receiving honorary degrees from Johns Hopkins University at commencement next month.

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18 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

Republican activists push party on gay marriage

As bans against gay marriage crumble and public opinion on the issue shifts rapidly, some Republicans are pushing the party to drop its opposition to same-sex unions, part of a broader campaign to get the GOP to appeal to younger voters by de-emphasizing social issues.


Related Topix: US News, Wedding, Las Vegas, NV

18 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Republican Activists Push Party On Gay Marriage

Some Republicans are pushing for their party to drop its opposition to same-sex marriage as public opinion on the issue shifts rapidly and the party tries to woo younger voters more supportive of gay unions.


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18 hrs ago | ABC 33/40

Man seeks to hide 'murder' tattoo before trial

For all the tens of billions of dollars that the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes themselves.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Wedding

Tue Apr 22, 2014

National Public Radio

Federal Judge To Hear Oregon Gay Marriage Case

A federal judge in Oregon is ready to hear arguments about the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, but no one will be in court to defend the measure.


Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News

The Times

Louisiana lawmaker pulls gay rights anti-discrimination bill

An effort to prohibit employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity has been shelved for the legislative session.

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Russia May Fingerprint HIV-Positive Citizens

After cracking down on its LGBT citizenry last where, when President Vladimir Putin signed the controversial "homosexual propaganda" law, it looks like some Russian lawmakers are taking aim at HIV-positive individuals.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin


Boston Celebrates 25 Years Preventing LGBT Partner Abuse

On April 24, 2014 The Network/La Red will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a rockin' gala fundraiser at The Center for the Arts at the Armory, Somerville, MA.


Related Topix: Somerville, MA, Transgender

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

The South is new battleground for gay marriageThe South is new...

The suit, by three gay couples and a woman who was unable to get recognized on the state death certificate when her longtime, same-sex spouse died, makes Georgia the last Southern state, and one of the last in the nation, to face a challenge to its ban on gay marriage.


Related Topix: Transgender, US News, US Supreme Court


Couple Arrested for Kissing in Mexico

Mexican police arrested and fined a gay couple Sunday for kissing, according to Gay Star News.


Related Topix: World News, Mexico,


Poll: Majority of Texans Back Gay Marriage

A new poll reveals that, for the first time ever, the majority of Texans are in favor of same-sex marriage, according to Texas' LGBT news site Lone Star Q. The independent poll was conducted by grad students from Texas Tech University's Earl Survey Research Lab and found that 48 percent of voters from Texas backed marriage rights for same-sex ... (more)


Related Topix: Texas, Wedding, Texas Government, US News