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1 min ago | WNDU-TV South Bend

Goshen pastor under review after gay wedding

Two Mennonite conferences plan to review the credentials of a Goshen pastor who presided over the marriage of a same-sex couple in violation of the religion's rules.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Goshen, IN

4 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

US Supreme Court puts Va. gay marriage on hold

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday granted a request to delay enforcement of an appeals court ruling that overturned Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.

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

7 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Mormon school removes gay-marriage cards at store

BYU spokeswoman Carri Jenkins said Wednesday that the cards were placed on the shelves by Hallmark.

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Related Topix: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Religion

11 hrs ago | SanLuisObispo.com

FDA pressured to allow gay men to donate blood

Then the West Hollywood resident found out that as a gay man, he was banned for life from giving blood under a federal regulation put in place before he was born.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

15 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Virginia prepares for possibility of gay marriage

The state's ban on same-sex marriages was struck down by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which decided not to delay its ruling while it is appealed.

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

15 hrs ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

Virginia prepares for possibility of gay marriage

A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon.

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

15 hrs ago | ABC News

Virginia Prepares for Possibility of Gay Marriage

The State Registrar of Vital Records is drafting a revised marriage license form that will be used if the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' order ending Virginia's same-sex marriage ban goes into effect Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Advocate

Antigay Activist Uses Robin Williams's Death to Defend 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

While some of the coverage of Robin Williams's death has sought to raise awareness of depression, offering links to suicide prevention organizations, right-wing activist Peter Sprigg is using the tragedy as a jumping-off point to promote "ex-gay" therapy.

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Related Topix: Depression

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Indiana told to honor other states' gay marriages

A federal judge has ruled Indiana must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states but says the ruling doesn't take effect until the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals rules on the matter.

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Related Topix: Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

The Daily Caller

Uganda's Anti-Gay Law Masks The Real Scandal - A Growing Western Child Sex Trade In Africa

As the legal adviser and one of the petitioners for the case that struck down Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Act, I have more experience than most how challenging it can be to have a level-headed debate about laws regarding sex and sexuality in a conservative society.

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Related Topix: Sex Scandal, Conservative Political News, US News

ABC 33/40

Man shows up for jail in T-shirt with mug shot

Television and radio announcer Don Pardo, whose booming baritone was known to fans of "Saturday Night Live," ''The Price is Right" and other programs, has died.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Transgender

Cybercast News Service

Kluwe, Vikings reach settlement to avert lawsuit

Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe says he's reached a settlement with the team to avert a threatened lawsuit over his release.

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Science Daily

White, straight women leading surge in infertility treatments

Heterosexual white women are twice as likely as racial or sexual minority women to obtain medical help to get pregnant, according to a recent study.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Infertility, University of Virginia

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Ukrainian govt troops inch closer to rebel city

Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institution's collection Tuesday, including... Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being ... (more)

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Related Topix: Transgender, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks

WFAA-TV Dallas

Smithsonian adds LGBT history to museum collection

The Smithsonian is adding hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects to its collection to document the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, including dozens of items from the popular TV sitcom "Will and Grace."

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Related Topix: Transgender

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Bennington Banner

A Castro breaks tradition with 'no' vote in Cuba

Mariela Castro, the daughter of President Raul Castro and niece of Fidel Castro, gave the thumbs-down to a workers' rights bill that she felt didn't go far enough to prevent discrimination against people with HIV or with unconventional gender identities.

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Related Topix: Cuba, AL, Raul Castro, Fidel Castro, Associated Press, University of Denver

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Delay Responses Filed in Va. Gay Marriage Case

The clock is ticking on whether the U.S. Supreme Court will delay a ruling striking down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.

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

WHAS11

Iowa mom seeks change after gay son rejected as eye donor

Sheryl Moore hoped at least in death the insults to her son would stop. Her son, A.J. Betts, took his own life in July 2013 in part, she believes, because of an unrelenting barrage of high school bullying about the 16-year-old's sexual orientation and race.

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Related Topix: Suicide, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

Contra Costa Times

Silicon Valley Pride festival is small but feisty

Thaddeus Campbell, interim president of Silicon Valley Pride, happily pointed out that Sunday's one-day festival in San Jose is the first Pride festival to have its own app.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Campbell, CA, San Jose, CA

WWLP

Ugandan gays who fled to Kenya still feel danger

When a Ugandan court overturned the country's Anti-Homosexuality Act this month, rights activists worldwide claimed a victory.

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

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