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3 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Medicine,

7 hrs ago | 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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News

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.


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

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 .



State Attorneys General Defy Public Support for Gay Marriage

As marriage equality continues to spread from one state in another, a small group of powerful government lawyers is doing everything they can to hold it back.


Related Topix: Boulder County, CO

Sun Jul 27, 2014

St.Petersburg Times

For the first time, a gay pride event took place without violence in...

The scene at the Field of Mars on Sunday was much different than last year's LGBT pride event when demonstrators were arrested and beaten by nationalists and ultra-conservative religious groups.



Editor Who Was Fired After Complaining About The "Gaystapo" Cries Religious Discrimination

Is it okay for a newspaper editor to be a raving bigot? Apparently, Bob Eschliman thinks so, as long as you're a Christian.


Related Topix: Journalism, Blog News


Bills aim to bring family law into 21st century

California lawmakers will consider updating family law and parental rights to keep up with the evolving nature of families when they return from summer break.


Related Topix: California, The Lost Boys, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Celebrities, Jason Patric, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Evening News

Photo gallery and video: 'It's such a beautiful day with...

Photo gallery and video: 'It's such a beautiful day with beautiful people' - Samba drums and carnival spirit at Norwich Pride 2014 Samba drums sounded as dancers shimmied through a sun-drenched Norwich city centre, leading thousands on the sixth annual Pride procession.


Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom,

Cake the Gay Away: Oregon Bakery Now Makes Ex-Gay Cakes for Ministry

An Oregon bakery that refuses to bake wedding cakes for same-sex couples is now proudly touting cakes made for an ex-gay organization.


Related Topix: Wedding, Social Software, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Journal Gazette

Many walk in solidarity for gay couples at Pride Festival

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.


Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US Governors

Sat Jul 26, 2014

CBS Local

Fla Man Accused Of Predatory Towing At Gay Fest

Orange County Sheriffs deputies arrested 45 year-old Jason Combs for towing more than 100 vehicles between June 5 and June 9. The annual festivities draw tens of thousands to the area.



County has given hundreds of gay marriage licenses

A southern New Mexico county clerk says he has issued nearly 900 marriage licenses to same-sex couples in the past year.


Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM, Dona Ana County, NM


This won't be the AIDS-free generation

He was just 18 years old when he got the news. It was the summer before his senior year in high school.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Social Software, Transgender, Human Sexuality, Australia, World News,

The Independent

French Mayor Raymond Bardet who opposes same-sex marriage officiates his son's gay wedding

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Related Topix: Wedding