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Same-Sex Couple Cheers Marriage Ruling in Kentucky

FAMILY | By Claire Galofaro and Adam Beam | Aug 27
For two months since the United States Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across the country, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has refused to issue any marriage licenses, citing her Christian faith and constitutional right to religious freedom.

No Cake for You: Handful of Counties Still Denying Marriage to Gay Couples

FAMILY | By John Riley | Jul 19
While the majority of counties across the country now appear to be in compliance with the Supreme Court's ruling, the issue will likely be revisited.

Bobby Jindal Sued Over Anti-Gay Executive Order

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Jul 5
The ACLU Foundation of Louisiana, the Forum for Equality Foundation and six individual plaintiffs have filed a lawsuit challenging an executive order issued by the Louisiana governor that would allow people to discriminate against same-sex couples.

Marshall's Parting Shots :: Virginia Lawmaker Tries to Sneak Two Anti-Gay Amendments into State Budget

POLITICS | By John Riley | Feb 21
If the last week proved anything to Virginia's LGBT community, it's that one always needs to keep an eye on the machinations of the commonwealth's General Assembly, particularly the House of Delegates.

Anti-Gay Candidates Win

POLITICS | By John McDonald | Nov 5
Anti-gay candidates performed well in the midterm elections Tuesday.

Fla. Officials Appealing Marriage Ban Rulings

FAMILY | Sep 13
Florida officials are appealing several court rulings overturning the state's ban on gay marriage.

Anti-Gay Drag Queen Emeritus Loses GOP Bid for NC State Senate

POLITICS | By EDGE | May 8
Republican senatorial hopeful and retired drag queen Steve Wiles (aka Mona Sinclair), who went on the record as supporting the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, failed to win his party’s nomination for state senate this week.

SPLC Files Lawsuit Against Miss. Town for Denying Gay Bar License

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Oct 1
A federal lawsuit was filed today by the Southern Poverty Law Center against the town of Shannon, Miss. and its officials for denying Pat Newton, a lesbian, a business license to reopen her gay bar.

Virginia’s 2013 Equality Battlefield

POLITICS | By John Riley | Sep 13
Many in Virginia’s LGBT community are steeling themselves ahead of what they expect to be brutal fall campaigns, the outcomes of which could deeply impact how LGBT residents are treated by state government.

Strategist is Central Figure Against Gay Marriage

NATIONAL | By Patrick Condon | Jul 20
Frank Schubert, a specialist in political messaging, has become the central figure in a major effort to stop gay marriage from becoming legal across the country.

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