Gay/Lesbian Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. 14 NC magistrates use recusal law focusing on gay marriageRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | WLOS

    About 2 percent of North Carolina's magistrates have officially recused themselves from performing marriages since the legislature passed a law last month responding to gay marriages becoming legal in the state last October. A state court system spokeswoman said late Tuesday that it had received notices through Monday from 14 magistrates citing a "sincerely held religious objection."


  2. Ted Cruz's angry alliesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Politico

    Ted Cruz has methodically built a roster of state leaders to help him fire up social conservatives in the South. He may have gotten more than he bargained for.


  3. Colorado Baker Appeals Ruling Over Same-Sex Wedding CakeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Time

    "I'll make you birthday cakes, shower cakes, sell you cookies and brownies. I just don't make cakes for same-sex weddings."


  4. Baylor University drops 'homosexual acts' from conduct rulesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | WTOV9

    The Baylor University's policy now only specifies "that physical sexual intimacy is to be expressed in the context of marital fidelity." University administrators presented a proposal to make the policy apply equally to all students, faculty and staff to regents, who approved them in May. Baylor spokeswoman Lori Fogleman says regents approved the changes because they didn't believe the previous language "reflected Baylor's caring community."


  5. Prominent gay activist Terry Bean, facing trial on sex charges, seeks settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    A hero to many for his years of gay-rights advocacy, Terry Bean faces a trial next month on criminal charges. Prominent Democratic fundraiser and gay activist Terry Bean , accused of sexual involvement with an underage boy, is trying to resolve the criminal case through a settlement with the alleged victim.


  6. Brownback Executive Order On Same Sex MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has issued an executive order aimed at protecting clergy, religious leaders and religious groups from being penalized by the state for opposing same-sex marriage. Brownback issued the order Tuesday .


  7. Raven does something right! Owns DJ from Full House in debate about discrimination against gays.Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | OhNoTheyDidnt

    Tonight's episode of The View was FIRE, it's the best the show has been in awhile, the women that were on there now SHOULD be the panel. Raven vs DJ was giving me Rosie vs ElizaBITCH flashbacks for a minute.


  8. The Independent Investor: Same-Sex...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | IBerkshires

    Last week's Supreme Court decision to legalize gay marriage at the federal level was greeted with a sigh of relief by most large companies. It also makes my job a lot easier as well.


  9. Deaf Smith County Judges: No Longer Performing MarriagesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    There are three judges and JP's in Deaf Smith county and all are no longer performing any marriages, homosexual or heterosexual. County Judge DJ Wagner says he stopped performing marriages last week because of the Supreme Court decision legalizing same sex marriage.


  10. Jimmy Carter Has The Sweetest Pro-Same-Sex-Marriage MessageRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Refinery 29

    Jimmy Carter doesn't have any problem aligning his support for same-sex marriage with his deep Christian faith. In an interview with Marc Lamont Hill of HuffPost Live on July 7, Carter said he thought that the Christian doctrines of love and acceptance outweighed any prohibition against same-sex activity.


  11. West Texas county clerk issues 'declaration' in opposing same-sex unionsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A county clerk in West Texas is refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and asks state leaders in a self-described "declaration" to "protect natural marriage from lawless court opinions." The objection by Irion County Clerk Molly Criner to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that legalized gay marriage refers to prior court decisions, state resolutions from 1798 and the writings of Martin Luther King Jr. in arguing that marriage "between one man and one woman remains the law in Texas."


  12. The hidden message of same-sex marriageRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Minot Daily News

    The four dissenters in Obergefell v. Hodges lucidly expressed the profound offense against constitutional law and representative democracy the ruling represents.


  13. CNN's Keilar Lets Hillary Ramble on Clinton Foundation; Poses Gooey Questions on $10 Bill, SNLRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's first national TV interview aired during Tuesday's edition of The Situation Room on CNN and while senior political correspondent Brianna Keilar pressed Clinton on her e-mail scandal and tumbling poll numbers, the interview measured up to little more than a stroll in the park. Along with gooey questions about which woman she thinks should go on the $10 bill and who plays a better Hillary Clinton on Saturday Night Live , Keilar came at Clinton from the left on the candidacy of socialist Bernie Sanders and allowed the former Secretary of State to pontificate without interruption for over a minute and a half on the work of the scandal-ridden Clinton Foundation.


  14. Baylor University drops a homosexual actsa from conduct rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    The world's largest Baptist university has dropped specific references to homosexual acts from its sexual conduct policy, though the new policy's application for married gay couples isn't clear. Previously, Baylor University policy listed homosexual acts with adultery, fornication, incest, sexual abuse, harassment and assault as sexual acts that were expressly prohibited.


  15. Obama chimes in on pop culture, 140 characters at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    In this July 7, 2008, file photo Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., checks his BlackBerry in St. Louis, Mo., prior to a conference call with supporters gathered at a rally in Charlotte, N.C. WASHINGTON - After dipping his toe in the online world of Twitter years ago, President Barack Obama is now jumping in head-first, popping off tweets at all hours of the day about pop culture, sports and even Supreme Court rulings. Although the White House has used Twitter throughout Obama's presidency, until recently it's been a highly scripted endeavor, with press aides composing and releasing tweets about Obama's agenda at strategic times.


  16. Kansas governor's order shields clergy on same-sex marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Gov. Sam Brownback told Kansas government agencies Tuesday that they can't punish ministers or religious groups for opposing same-sex marriage, and critics said he is sanctioning discrimination even as the state extends new benefits to gay and lesbian couples. Brownback issued an executive order in response to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling last month legalizing same-sex marriage across the nation.


  17. Religious doctrine and the gay communityRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The News

    The separation of religious beliefs and those in our world who are gay seems to march on in a continuous journey. That is not to say all churches are opposed to the reality of the existence of gays, such as the United Church of Canada, which seems to be the most progressive in the country and many congregations in this denomination are all-inclusive.


  18. Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton Campaigns In IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    We learned last month that CNN's Brianna Keilar is quite capable of interviewing a presidential candidate. Keiler proved it when she appropriately dug into Republican Dr. Ben Carson as he tried to dodge questions on the issue of gay rights .


  19. 'How I found out my partner was gay'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | BBC News

    Many gay men and women end up marrying people of the opposite sex. But what is it like for the spouse who eventually finds their marriage breaking down? Recently we told the stories of gay men who had married women.


  20. Va. Republicans vow to protect religious rights after gay marriage rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Six months ahead of the next session of the Virginia General Assembly, Republican lawmakers say that they are already looking for ways to protect religious freedom after a Supreme Court ruling affirming gay couples' right to marry in all 50 states. GOP leaders said they would not resist the court's ruling, but they promised to take steps that they say show they are listening to the commonwealth's most loyal Republicans - voters that Republicans are counting on to win low-turnout elections for the state House and Senate in November.