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4 hrs ago | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

Briefs piling up in gay marriage rulings appeal

Opponents of same-sex marriage cited political theory, social stability and even biblical text in legal briefs filed this week in federal court, where Indiana and Wisconsin are appealing rulings that overthrew their bans on gay weddings.

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

8 hrs ago | EDGE

Arguments Set in Challenge to Alaska's Gay Marriage Ban

Arguments are scheduled for October in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Alaska's ban on same-sex marriage.

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12 hrs ago | WELI-AM Hamden

LGBT New Yorkers Should Be Worried

RUSH: "New York State is launching a campaign to collect coordinated data on residents sexual orientation as part of a comprehensive effort to improve health and human services for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender New Yorkers."

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Related Topix: Rush, NY, Transgender

16 hrs ago | EDGE

Looking After Joey

Every one of us, at one time or another, thinks his or her life is like a soap opera.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera

20 hrs ago | EDGE

Smoking is Even Worse For HIV-Positive People

Smoking is bad. But it can be worse, especially if you're HIV-positive - and the CDC wants you to know it.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Health, HIV/AIDS

Yesterday | WTVF Nashville

Colorado gay marriage ban struck, appeal awaits

A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in the U.S. A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Colorado, Arizona, Arizona Government, US News, US Supreme Court, Death Penalty

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Brandon Sun

Rubio talks abortion, gay marriage as he works to woo social conservatives

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., arrives to speak at the Catholic University of America, in Washington, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News

Sunherald.com

Judge strikes down gay marriage ban, stays ruling

Judge Raymond P. Moore's ruling was in response to a lawsuit filed July 1 by six gay couples who asked the court for an injunction ordering that the state's ban no longer be enforced.

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Related Topix: Denver, CO, US Governors, John Hickenlooper, US News, US Supreme Court, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

News Journal

Appeals court asked to unblock Florida gay marriage

Attorneys for a Florida Keys gay couple turned Wednesday to a state appeals court to lift a judge's order blocking them from getting married.

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EDGE

Anti-Gay Pastor: Don't Hate Me But Gays Are Possessed By Smelly Demons

Pastor Bert Farias, founder of Holy Fire Ministries, is raising hell this week by way of an article on Christian news site Charisma News Tuesday, where he asked gay people not to "get upset with me" for telling them "the raw, naked truth about homosexuality," saying being gay is a choice and gay people are possessed by "putrid smelling" demons that ... (more)

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EDGE

Teen Pleads In Assault Of Gay Man In Detroit

A 16-year-old boy has pleaded no contest to assault for his part in an attack on a young gay man during a gay pride celebration in Detroit.

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Daily World

Anti-gay laws can fuel spread of HIV, research finds

Stigma and discrimination have always played a major role in the global AIDS epidemic, but they are getting renewed attention this year at the ongoing International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Australia, World News, Vladimir Putin, Columbia University

EDGE

Attorney Seeks Ruling in ND Gay Marriage Case

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

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Related Topix: Fargo, ND

North County Public Radio

NY agencies collecting more gender data

State agencies have begun adding gender identity to their data collection, part of an effort Gov. Andrew Cuomo says will help the state better meet the needs of lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender New Yorkers.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Transgender, New York

The Island Packet

Ana Veciana-Suarez: Updated comic Archie's death a cultural barometer

Archie Andrews has died, felled by an assassin's bullet intended for a friend. Let's pause here to mourn an iconic figure of our childhood.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Newtown, CT

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WTHI-TV Terre Haute

Gay couplesa lawyers object to full-court hearing

Attorneys on either side of a lawsuit over Indiana's overthrown gay marriage ban are wrangling over how many federal judges should hear the state's appeal, a technical issue that could make a big difference.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Exxon Mobil says it'll follow new anti-bias rules

Following President Barack Obama's signing of an executive order Monday expanding protections for federal workers and contractors from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, the Labor Department has 90 days to issue regulations for how employers must comply.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, ExxonMobil Chemical, Chemicals, Transgender, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat

CBS Local

Irving-Based Exxon Mobil Says It'll Follow New Anti-Bias Rules

Exxon Mobil Corp. says it will comply with new protections for gay and transgender employees required of federal contractors, but isn't saying whether it will formalize that wording in its corporate policies.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, ExxonMobil Chemical, Chemicals, Transgender

WLNS-TV Lansing

MSU Gets Anonymous $1 Million Gift For Gay Center

Certain lots of whole peaches , nectarines , plums and pluots packed between June 1 through July 12 due to the potential of the fruits being contaminated with listeria.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, East Lansing, MI, Lansing, MI

EDGE

Russian Court Says Local LGBT Group is a Spy Organization

Riot police officers guarded activists who had been beaten by antigay protesters at a rally in St. Petersburg.

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