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Kentucky GOP Senate President Asks for Time to Change Law

Sep 2
The Republican president of the Kentucky state Senate has asked a federal judge to withhold his ruling ordering a county clerk to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples against her religious beliefs.

Kentucky Clerk Says She's Unable to Follow Judge's Order

Sep 2
A Kentucky county clerk says she is unable to obey a federal judge's order to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples because it would irreparably violate her conscience.

Is Justin Bieber Promoting Rape Culture? Lena Dunham Wonders in a Tweet

By EDGE | Sep 2
Lena Dunham thinks Justin Bieber's new song "What Do You Mean?" is promoting rape culture.

Fall Movie Preview: Spielberg Plunges Into The Cold War

By Jake Coyle | Sep 2
The nearly three year wait since Steven Spielberg's last movie (2012's "Lincoln") comes to an end this October with the spy thriller "Bridge of Spies."

Rally in Response to Raid to Take Place in Brooklyn

Sep 2
A rally calling for the decriminalization of sex work will take place on Thursday at the United States Supreme Court Eastern District in Brooklyn, New York.

Peak Cinema: 'Everest' Kicks Off Venice Film Festival

By Jill Lawless | Sep 2
Jake Gyllenhaal and Jason Clarke lead the cast but the mountain is the star of "Everest," a high-altitude thriller that opened the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday.

Huckabee Supports Kentucky Clerk on Defying Federal Courts

By Bill Barrow | Sep 2
Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee supports a Kentucky clerk's refusal to issue marriage licenses because of her opposition to same-sex marriage.

New Project at Atlanta Museum Focuses on LGBT Civil Rights

By Kathleen Foddy | Sep 2
Leaders of an Atlanta museum want the space focused on modern and historic civil rights to contribute to a national push to ensure LGBT rights, particularly in southern states.

Kentucky Clerk Asks Judge to Delay Ruling Again

Sep 2
Kim Davis is again asking a judge to delay his ruling ordering her to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Parents Seek to Halt 48-Year-Old's Gender Reassignment

By Michael R. Sisak | Sep 2
A transgender woman whose parents went to court Wednesday to block her gender-reassignment surgery in Pennsylvania said she would rather die on the operating table than continue living with male anatomy.

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