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College Baseball Series Scrapped Over Miss. Anti-LGBTQ Law

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 4
A three-game baseball series between a New York university and a Mississippi school was dropped from the February sports calendar thanks to a state law that takes aim at GLBTs.

Under Mississippi Law, It's Okay To Turn Gays Away

By Donyea Lewis | Oct 14
According to a Mississippi law that went into effect Oct. 10, government and private businesses can deny service to individuals based on their religious beliefs.

Anti-Gay Hotspots Also Top Consumers of Gay Porn

By Bill Allen | Aug 28
The more Republican and religious the state is, the more their residents love porn. So except for District of Columbia and New York, all of the Southern red states are the leaders in watching gay porn. And lots of it.

Federal Judge Refuses to Stay His Ruling Against Mississippi's Anti-LGBT Law

By John Riley | Aug 6
The federal judge who previously stopped the state of Mississippi from enforcing a "religious freedom" law that critics say condones anti-LGBT discrimination has refused to stay his previous order.

San Jose Bans Travel to NC, MS

By Matthew S. Bajko | May 21
San Jose has joined the list of cities and states banning taxpayer funded travel to North Carolina and Mississippi due to the enactment of anti-LGBT laws in those states.

Mississippi Lesbian Couple Takes Marriage Battle to 5th Circuit

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 9
Later today in the U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit Court in New Orleans, a Mississippi lesbian couple will take battle for legal matrimony to what many consider the nation's most religious state.

No Gay Marriage in Mississippi During Appeal Process

By Emily Wagster Pettus | Dec 5
A federal appeals court says same-sex marriages won't be allowed in Mississippi while the state defends its gay-marriage ban.

Attorney General: Gay Marriages Should Start Soon in Mississippi

Nov 30
An attorney for two lesbian couples and a gay rights group says marriage licenses should be issued to same-sex couples in Mississippi in about 10 days.

Mississippi Appeals Ruling in Same-Sex Marriage Case

Nov 29
Mississippi's attorney general has taken first steps to appeal a federal judge's ruling that overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

Miss. Mayor Endorses Same-Sex Marriage

Jul 17
A Mississippi mayor has joined hundreds of others across the country to publicly support same sex marriage.

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