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Federal Judge Won't Delay Nebraska Gay Marriage Case

Jan 30
A federal judge won't delay a lawsuit challenging Nebraska's gay marriage ban while the U.S. Supreme Court is considering the issue for the country.

Rod McKuen, Mega-Selling Poet and Performer, Dies at 81

By Hillel Italie | Jan 30
Rod McKuen, the husky-voiced "King of Kitsch" whose avalanche of music, verse and spoken-word recordings in the 1960s and '70s overwhelmed critical mockery and made him an Oscar-nominated songwriter and one of the best-selling poets in history, has died.

Virginia to pay $520K to Lawyers in Same-Sex Marriage Case

Jan 30
Virginia will pay $520,000 to the lawyers for two same-sex couples who successfully challenged the state's same-sex marriage ban.

Alabama Plaintiffs Ask 11th Circuit to Allow Marriage Victory to Take Effect

Jan 30
The couple that toppled Alabama's gay marriage ban is urging an appellate court to let the judge's ruling take effect.

Ex-Ford Employee Says He Was Fired for Anti-Gay Remarks

Jan 30
A former contractor for Ford Motor Co. has filed a complaint alleging he was fired for criticizing the automaker's efforts to support the gay community.

Study Lists Many Hardships Still Faced By LGBT People Across The U.S.

By Sasha Razumikhin | Jan 29
On the one hand, the spread of marriage equality; on the other hand, "deep disparities" in how GLBTs are socially and legally treated. New research confirms it: Marriage alone won't mean equality.

Idaho Legislative Panel Halts Gay Protections Bill

By Kimberlee Kruesi | Jan 29
Idaho lawmakers voted to halt a bill that would create protections for gay and lesbian people Thursday, siding with the concerns of religious freedom supporters.

Gay Marriage Takes Center Stage at NC Legislature

Jan 29
Gay marriage took center stage on Wednesday's first work day at the North Carolina General Assembly as the Senate's top leader pushed for religious exemptions for some court officials from marriage duties.

Bye Bye Bryan Fischer: Hate Group Fires Chief Mouthpiece

By Bobby McGuire | Jan 29
Is the Southern Poverty Law Center-designated anti-gay hate group American Family Association getting soft on hate?

Idaho Lawmakers Finish Gay Protections Testimony

By Kimberlee Kruesi | Jan 29
After finishing three days of testimony, Idaho lawmakers will vote Thursday on legislation that would create protections for gay and lesbian people in the state.

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