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Study Finds Correlation Between LGBT Rights and Quality of Life

FAMILY | By Christiana Lilly | Feb 22
LGBT Americans living in states without protections are more likely to have a lower quality of life, according to a study released by the Williams Institute.

Going Local, Changing Attitudes in the Deep South

NATIONAL | By Christiana Lilly | Feb 7
Mary Jane Kennedy, a conservative, Christian woman living in Mississippi, has become the first face of the Human Rights Campaign's series of commercials in its Project One America campaign.

Florida DMV Targets Gay Married Couple?

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 16
The experience of a Florida gay married couple shows that when it comes to government bureaucracies, the left hand doesn't necessarily know what the right fist is doing.

Gay Man Fired From Texas Christian Children's Home for 'Lifestyle Choices'

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 29
Casey Stegall, a caretaker for foster kids in Texas, was fired from his job after he introduced some teenage clients to his male fiancé during an outing at a water park on July 4.

FAU Student Joins the Fight for Same-Sex Marriage Rights

FAMILY | By Denise Royal | May 21
A Florida Atlantic University journalism student is fighting for his marriage rights. Gildas Dousset, has filed an appeal in state court asking that his same-sex marriage be recognized in the state of Florida.

’’Witness for Love’’ Arrives in Arlington

POLITICS | By John Riley | May 4
A group of about 30 people, including faith leaders of various denominations, gathered outside the Arlington County Courthouse on Friday afternoon, April 25, to protest Virginia’s same-sex-marriage ban.

Williams Institute: Virginia Marriage Equality Would Pour $$ Millions into State

POLITICS | By John Riley | May 3
A report released Tuesday by the Williams Institute, an LBGT-focused policy think tank at the UCLA School of Law, says that extending marriage to same-sex couples in Virginia could generate up to $60 million.

Putin Would Be Proud: ’No Homo Promo’ Laws Around the Nation

POLITICS | By Sasha Razumikhin | Apr 19
"No Promo Homo" laws forbid teachers from discussing gay and transgender issues (including sexual health and HIV/AIDS awareness) in a positive light - if at all.

Denied a Marriage License, Fla. Couple Sue Country Clerk :: The Interview

FAMILY | By Mike Halterman | Apr 9
On Tuesday, April 1, a Key West couple attempted to apply for a marriage license at the Monroe County clerk’s office. They were denied. They’re suing. Here’s what they have to say.

Kentucky Defends Same-Sex Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | By Brett Barrouquere | Oct 2
Kentucky’s Attorney General is defending the state’s same-sex marriage ban, saying it should stand even though his office acknowledges overturning it would grant gay couples the same legal protections as straight couples.

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