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Gay Rights Activists Celebrate; Kansas Vows Fight

| By Bill Draper | Nov 13
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling prompted gay couples across Kansas to trickle into county offices to pick up marriage applications Thursday.

Gay Couples in Kansas Await Supreme Court Action

| By John Hanna | Nov 12
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Gay-marriage advocates in Kansas are waiting to see whether the U.S. Supreme Court allows same-sex couples to wed but aren't sure a favorable decision will persuade all local officials to issue marriage licenses.

TV Campaign for Gay Equality Starting in Miss

| By Jay Reeves | Nov 8
Mary Jane Kennedy considers herself a conservative Christian Republican, and she's led Bible studies in her native Mississippi for decades. She's has 2 gay sons and is one face in a new ad campaign aimed at LGBT rights.

A Look at How Courts Differ on Gay Marriage

| Nov 7
The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel in Ohio upheld gay marriage bans in four states, saying the courts aren't the right place to legalize gay marriage. Here's a look at key passages and how they compare to previous federal rulings:

Optimize Your Game Plan for Holiday Toy Shopping

| By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 7
Looking for the holiday season's hot toys, like anything related to Disney's "Frozen"? Or maybe you're not picky and just looking for deals? Toy sellers are increasingly catering to time-starved, budget-conscious shoppers.

One Million Moms Says WTF Over Cussin' on Disney Channel

| By Bobby McGuire | Nov 6
Watch out Disney! One Million Moms are back with another meaningless boycott against your potty-mouthed cartoon show!

Election Results Sobering for Gay Rights Movement

| By David Crary | Nov 6
In all, it was a sobering election for the gay-rights movement, contrasting with its recent court victories that have nearly doubled the number of states allowing same-sex marriage.

Judge Overturns Missouri Ban on Gay Marriage

| By Alan Scher Zagir | Nov 6
A state judge overturned Missouri's constitutional ban on gay marriage Wednesday in a ruling that immediately set off a rush among some same-sex couples to apply for marriage licenses.

U.S. Appeals Court Upholds Anti-Gay Marriage Laws

| By Dan Sewell | Nov 6
A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld anti-gay marriage laws in four states, breaking ranks with other courts that have considered the issue and setting up the prospect of Supreme Court review.

Oral Contraception OK for HIV-Positive Women

| By Winnie McCroy | Nov 4
Contrary to guidelines issued by the World Health Organization, new research has found that HIV-positive women receiving one of the most common forms of drug therapy should be able to use at least some forms of oral contraception.

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