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HBO holds reception for gay couples wed in Utah

Sat, 2014/01/18 - 9:59pm

Tony Milner, left, Matthew Barraza, center, are shown with their son Jesse. The couple and their son attended a reception Saturday 18, 2014, in celebration of the HBO Documentary "The Case Against 8." The reception also feted several Utah couples like Milner and Barraza who got married late last year after a federal court ruled the state's gay ... (more)

ABC's 'Bachelor' Juan Pablo Galavis Says Gays Shouldn't Be on the Show

Sat, 2014/01/18 - 5:55pm

Juan Pablo Galavis , the 32-year-old star of The Bachelor who also appeared on the most recent season of The Bachelorette , made the remarks in an interview with The TV Page's Sean Daly , who posted audio of the comments.

Gay Russian protester detained at Olympic relay

Sat, 2014/01/18 - 1:50pm

In this photo provided by Pavel Lebedev, security personnel detain Lebedev, a gay protester, during the Olympic torch relay in the city of Voronezh, 534 km south of Moscow, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014.

US Methodist clergyman charged over gay wedding

Sat, 2014/01/18 - 9:35am

The Rev. Thomas Ogletree will be tried March 10 for violating church law against officiating at gay unions, his spokeswoman, Dorothee Benz , announced Friday.

Ugandan President blocks anti-gay bill

Sat, 2014/01/18 - 5:31am

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Man Held In Threatening Gay, Socialist Officials

Sat, 2014/01/18 - 1:26am

A 32-year-old man accused of threatening Seattle's openly gay mayor and a socialist City Council member in Facebook postings was ordered held in jail Friday on $600,000 bail.

Oregon: Cake refusal violates gay couple's rights

Sat, 2014/01/18 - 1:26am

A suburban Portland bakery violated the civil rights of a same-sex couple by refusing to bake a cake for the women's wedding, the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries said Friday.

Conservative Pundit: Being Trans is a Lie Created By Satan

Fri, 2014/01/17 - 9:27pm

The American Family Association's Bryan Fischer is making headlines Friday for his remarks on transgender people, saying they are "anti-science," Right Wing Watch reports.

Arrests Spreading Under Nigeria Anti-Gay Law

Fri, 2014/01/17 - 9:27pm

Arrests have spread across Nigeria as dozens more people perceived to be gay have been rounded up and questioned, activists said Friday, describing another wave of police attention unleashed by a wide-ranging new anti-gay law.

Kazakhstan Lawmaker Wants 'Lesbianism' Banned

Fri, 2014/01/17 - 6:27pm

A lawmaker in Kazakhstan is urging his peers to outlaw "lesbianism" in addition to sex between men, news site Vocativ reports.

McAuliffe Fulfills LGBT Campaign Promise

Fri, 2014/01/17 - 2:12pm

Gov. Terry McAuliffe was sworn into office in Richmond on Saturday, sparking hope among equal-rights advocates that his position as an LGBT ally may foster incremental changes to Virginia's discriminatory laws.

Putin tells gay visitors to 'leave the children in peace' at Sochi

Fri, 2014/01/17 - 10:03am

Russian President Vladimir Putin, shown here Moscow in Dec. 19, 2013, said Friday that that gays visiting Sochi for the Olympic Winter Games "can feel calm and at ease," but emphasized that they cannot express their views on gay rights issues to anyone underage.

Uganda's president opposes harsh anti-gay bill

Fri, 2014/01/17 - 5:53am

Uganda's president says he opposes an anti-homosexuality bill recently passed by lawmakers and that "abnormal" people should not be jailed or killed.

Utah: Same-sex couples can file joint taxes

Fri, 2014/01/17 - 2:39am

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Houston mayor weds longtime partner in California

Thu, 2014/01/16 - 11:29pm

A statement issued by Parker's office says the mayor and Hubbard married in a sunset ceremony Thursday at a private residence in Palm Springs.

Anti-gay laws, attitudes hold sway in many regions

Thu, 2014/01/16 - 7:29pm

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W. Va Attorney Encouraged By Gay Marriage Rulings

Thu, 2014/01/16 - 6:29pm

An attorney whose group is challenging West Virginia's ban on same-sex marriages says she's encouraged by recent federal rulings overturning such prohibitions in Oklahoma and Utah.

Corbett, Kane Dropped From Pa. Gay Marriage Case

Thu, 2014/01/16 - 6:29pm

A state judge has dismissed Gov. Tom Corbett and state Attorney General Kathleen Kane as defendants in a court challenge to Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage.

Ariz. GOP Sen. Introduces Anti-Gay Bill

Thu, 2014/01/16 - 3:20pm

Sen. Andy Biggs, R-Gilbert, center, listens in as Arizona Senate President Steve Pierce, R-Prescott, second left, talks to committee members Sen. Steve Yarbrough, R-Chandler, left, and Sen. Leah Landrum Taylor, D-Phoenix, right, during a legislative committee hearing in Phoenix.

Gay Marriage Rulings May Prompt SD Case Jan. 16

Thu, 2014/01/16 - 11:15am

Officials of an organization that seeks to prevent discrimination based on sexual orientation say federal court decisions overturning bans on same-sex marriage in two other states may lead to challenges to South Dakota's ban on gay marriage.