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A former trainee manager at Little Caesars pizza in California sued the company for discrimination on Wednesday, accusing the Detroit-based chain of denying employees health insurance benefits for their legally wed same-sex spouses.
A sailor with Chile's navy on Wednesday announced he is gay, an unprecedented public declaration in this socially conservative South American nation.
Defendants could not escape murder charges by claiming they panicked when they discovered someone was gay or transgender under a bill headed to Gov. Jerry Brown.
Ricardo Edward, who says he is taunted about his sexuality every time he goes out at night in Queenstown.
Most people in European nations say their community is a welcoming place for gays and lesbians, according to a poll released on Wednesday that also showed many in African countries see their homelands as hostile to homosexuals.
Florida's highest court is being asked to rule on whether the state's ban on gay marriage is constitutional.
Federal appeals judges bristled on Tuesday at arguments defending gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee comparing them to now-defunct laws that once outlawed weddings between blacks and whites.
Same-sex couples and their families who want Gov. Pat McCrory to keep out of pending litigation challenging North Carolina's gay marriage ban are bringing names of their allies to his offices.
Becker & Poliakoff has taken "severe and immediate" action against a lawyer who sent a homophobic email to the entire law firm.
Louisa Wall, whose same-sex marriage bill passed into law last year, said all people had the right to live in dignity.
For the research conducted by the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction at Indiana University in Bloomington, about 2,850 single Americans were given an online questionnaire to answer.
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Common misconceptions haunt bisexual people, and one of the most common is that a person's sexuality is determined by the gender of whoever they're with.
The legal skirmish over same-sex marriage shifted Tuesday to a federal appeals court in Chicago as attorneys for Wisconsin and Indiana sought to reinstate bans on gay weddings ruled unconstitutional two months earlier.
The Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments Tuesday on gay marriage fights from Indiana and Wisconsin, setting the stage for one ruling.
State bans on same-sex marriages have been falling around the country since summer 2013, when the Supreme Court ordered the federal government to recognize state-sanctioned gay marriages.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 02:02 am
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