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2 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Pennsylvania clerk loses bid against gay marriage

Without comment, Justice Samuel Alito on Wednesday rejected an appeal by Schuylkill County Orphans' Court Clerk Theresa Santai-Gaffney.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Samuel Alito, US Governors, Tom Corbett

2 hrs ago | EDGE

SF's Magnet Celebrates Their 11th Anniversary

Later this evening, July 9, the San Francisco AIDS service organization Magnet celebrates their 11th Anniversary.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Castro (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

5 hrs ago | National Public Radio

'Calm' Kardashian Joins Emma Watson At Valentino

She says her life is a lot calmer since she married fashionista-rapper Kanye West.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Moulin Rouge, Musical Movies, Jean Paul Gaultier, Fashion, Designers, Wedding, Valentino Garavani

8 hrs ago | DurhamRegion.com

Ford stays seated for WorldPride ovation-Image1

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford refused to explain today why he remained seated while city council gave a standing ovation to organizers of the recent WorldPride festival.

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8 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Rift over religious exemption in anti-bias order

In this July 2, 2014 photo file, an unidentified child of a same sex couple sits next to a protest sign during the court hearing on gay marriage in Miami.

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Related Topix: Wedding, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Transgender

9 hrs ago | Daily Reporter

Utah to appeal gay marriage ruling to high court

Utah is going straight to the nation's highest court to challenge a federal appeals court's finding that gay couples have a constitutional right to marry, the state attorney general's office announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

9 hrs ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

Judge won't speed up gay marriage stay decision

A federal judge will not speed up the briefing schedule in the American Civil Liberties Union request that she lift a stay on gay marriages in Wisconsin.

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Related Topix: Activism

10 hrs ago | EDGE

Indiana Agencies Told to Ignore Gay Marriages

Bart Peterson, left, and Pete McNamara, center, are married by Marion County Clerk Beth White in Indianapolis.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, US Governors, Mike Pence

10 hrs ago | EDGE

'O'Reilly Factor' Correspondent Trolls San Fran Pride

The geniuses behind Fox News' "The O'Reilly Factor," hosted by Bill O'Reilly, decided it would be a good idea to send one of the program's correspondents to cover San Francisco Gay Pride on June 29 and to ask Pride-goers a bunch of loaded questions while he made stereotypical remarks.

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Related Topix: The O'Reilly Factor, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Vocal, Bill O'reilly, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Wedding

12 hrs ago | EDGE

Russian Lawmaker Wants to Ban 100-Ruble, Says it Will 'Harm' Kids

The 100-ruble note, worth about $3 USD has one Russian lawmaker seeing red, and calling for the level of currency to be banned on the grounds that it will turn children gay, according to Gay Star News.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

14 hrs ago | EDGE

Limited Partnership

The first federal lawsuit seeking equal treatment for a same-sex couple in the U.S. is recounted in Thomas G. Miller's 73-minute documentary timeline of interviews and news clips, "Limited Partnership."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Cinco De Mayo, Life, Holidays, Wedding

14 hrs ago | EDGE

Attorney Requests Ruling in S.D. Gay Marriage Case

The Minneapolis attorney representing the six same-sex couples challenging South Dakota's gay marriage ban is asking a judge to bypass a trial and issue a ruling.

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Related Topix: Sioux Falls, SD

14 hrs ago | EDGE

Advocates Giving Gay Marriage Petition to Utah Gov.

Same-sex marriage advocates plan to deliver a petition with thousands of signatures to the Utah governor's mansion in Salt Lake City on Wednesday to push for recognition of gay couples.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, US Governors, Gary Herbert

18 hrs ago | GPB.org

Gay Teacher Files Sex Discrimination Claim Against Georgia School

Flint Dollar practices organ at First Presbyterian Church in Milledgeville, Ga. He's working there part-time while he pursues a legal complaint against a private Catholic school that declined to renew his position after administrators learned he plans to marry his male partner.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Colorado clerk: gay marriage bans unconstitutional

A county clerk in Colorado says she cannot deny gay couples their fundamental right to wed, according to court documents filed ahead of a hearing in a lawsuit by the state's attorney general to stop her issuing same-sex marriage licenses.

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

Ohio.com

Arguments detailed in Ohio gay marriage fight

CINCINNATI: Attorneys for same-sex couples fighting to have their marriages recognized in Ohio are urging a federal appeals court to strike down the state's gay marriage ban, arguing that it's unconstitutional and demeaning.

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Uganda: Donors Who Withheld Aid 'Misinterpreted' Anti-Gay Bill

The Ugandan government now says that international donors who withheld aid because of their anti-gay bill have "misinterpreted" the law, whose main focus was to "stop the promotion of homosexuality to children and others," reports Pink News .

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Related Topix: IGN Entertainment, Prison

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Gay Club in Kiev Attacked By Mob of Neo-Nazis: Video

Violence against the LGBT community in Eastern Europe continued this week with an attack by a group of 15 to 20 neo-nazis against the gay club "Pomada" in the Ukrainian capital city, Kiev.

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EDGE

Natl. Gay and Lesbian Task Force Withdrawing Support for ENDA

The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Action Fund today announced that it is withdrawing its support for the federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act .

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health

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Gays Better Off Dead? 'Christian' Activist Says So

Intolerance hit a new low last week in the form of an opinion piece and social media post by a former high school football coach and self-proclaimed "Christian activist," who after attending a gay Pride parade in Missouri, stated that gay adults are better off dead and that God hates both the sin and the sinner.

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Related Topix: Springfield, MO

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