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11th Circuit Denies Ala. Marriage Stay, State Officials to Ask High Court

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Feb 3
The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has denied requests from Alabama officials to stay the ruling on same-sex marriages. Unless further action is taken, same-sex marriages can start in Alabama on Monday February 9.

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.

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.

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?

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.

Apple CEO Lends Name to Alabama's Anti-Gay Discrimination Bill

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 5
Apple CEO Tim Cook -- the first CEO of a Fortune 500 company to come out as gay, in October -- has lent his support and his name to an anti-gay workplace discrimination bill in his home state of Alabama.

Apple CEO Challenges Home State on LGBT Rights

NATIONAL | By Jay Reeves | Oct 28
Apple CEO Tim Cook is challenging his home state of Alabama to do more to ensure the rights of people based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Lawsuit: Circumcision Goes Wrong at Ala. Hospital

HEALTH | Jul 28
An Alabama man who went to the hospital for a routine circumcision says doctors mistakenly amputated his penis.

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