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With Gay Marriage Case Pending, Religion Bills Gain Ground

NATIONAL | By Andrew DeMillo | Mar 28
With the nation's highest court set to hear arguments next month over the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans, legislation is advancing in several states that critics say gives businesses license to deny services to gays on religious grounds.

Judge Fines Washington Florist Over Same-Sex Wedding Flowers

NATIONAL | By Derrick Nunnally | Mar 28
A Washington state florist who refused to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding was fined $1,000 Friday, plus $1 for court costs and fees.

Harris Seeks to Stop 'Shoot the Gays' Initiative

NATIONAL | Mar 28
State Attorney General Kamala Harris on Wednesday said that she would go to court in an effort to stop a proposed ballot initiative that calls for gays to be killed.

Wiener, Center Confident in Pink Saturday Plans

LOCAL | Mar 28
As San Francisco elected and nonprofit officials prepare for this June's Pink Saturday party, email exchanges with San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener's office show some trepidation toward this year's event.

George Takei Launches 'Legacy Project' Raises Over 180K in a Week

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Mar 28
In these days of exorbitant production costs for commercial Broadway musicals and budget deficits for non-profit museums, who could possibly be able to rally forces to fund both? George Takei -- that's who.

Village People's Randy Jones Hosts Reading of 'GRINDR The Opera'

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 28
Randy Jones, the original Cowboy from the disco supergroup the Village People will host a reading of Erik Johannes von Ramsom's "GRINDR The Opera" on April 7 and 9 in New York City.

Wish There Was a Netflix for Lesbians? Tune Into Tello!

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 27
If you've ever wished that there was a network where you could see a wide variety of shows that honestly depicted lesbian lives, consider Christin Baker and her new online network Tello your fairy godmother.

UPDATE: Ice Palace Nightclub Spared in Cherry Grove Fire

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Mar 27
Save the "disco inferno" comments for another day.

Indiana Officials Look to Stem Religious Objections Fallout

NATIONAL | By Tom Davies | Mar 27
The wave of protests from businesses and on social media over Indiana's new religious objections law has many local officials working to counter the criticism.

Arkansas Governor Says He'd Sign Religious Protection Bill

RELIGION | Mar 27
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday he would sign into law a religious protection measure that opponents have said amounts to a license to discriminate against gays and lesbians in the state.

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