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Marriage Equality Expected to Boost Florida Economy

NATIONAL | By Christiana Lilly | Feb 1
Just six days into 2015, the year proved to be a landmark one for the LGBT community -- and good news for Florida's economy.

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

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

Death Threats for Lesbian Lawmaker Who Threatens to Expose Affairs

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 30
An openly lesbian legislator has been receiving death threats in the past few days, after she threatened to expose the extramarital affairs of her colleagues who opposed gay marriage.

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

NATIONAL | 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.

Gay Ala. Rep Threatens to 'Out' Cheating Colleages

POLITICS | By EDGE | Jan 27
Alabama's first openly gay state representative has issued a warning to her colleagues looking to fight to keep the state's overturned ban on same-sex marriage in place - either stop attacking gay people or if you're having an affair, she will out you.

Couple Behind Ala. Gay Marriage Ruling to Refile Adoption Paperwork

FAMILY | By Kim Chandler and Jeff Martin | Jan 26
The couple whose lawsuit toppled Alabama's gay marriage ban said they are grateful, overjoyed and still a little a bit in disbelief.

Alabama Appeals Decision Blocking Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

NATIONAL | By Jay Reeves | Jan 26
The state of Alabama is appealing a federal judge's order overturning its ban on same-sex marriage.

Federal Judge Stays Alabama Gay Marriage Ruling for 2 Weeks

NATIONAL | By Kim Chandler and Jeff Martin | Jan 26
A federal judge has put a temporary hold on her decision that overturned Alabama's gay marriage ban, but indicated she will soon answer a key question: Must state probate judges issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples when the stay is lifted?

Elton John and Husband to Tie the Knot Once More

INTERNATIONAL | Dec 17
Same-sex couples have been allowed to marry in Britain since March. Previously, gay couples could form civil partnerships, which carried the same legal status as marriage but without the title.

Book Captures Legislative Effort of Marriage Fight

BOOKS | By Cynthia Laird | Dec 13
A third major book on the marriage equality fight has hit bookstores this year, but unlike the previous two, which focused on California's efforts to undo Proposition 8, this one looks at behind the scenes efforts.

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