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Is Nebraska on Your Bucket List? Here's Where to Go

Is Nebraska on Your Bucket List? Here's Where to Go

Mar 12
The Nebraska Tourism Commission has announced the 2018 stops for its popular "Nebraska Passport" program.

Nebraska Struggles to Attract Tourists

By Grant Schulte | Oct 30
Nebraska has fallen behind most other states in its efforts to attract out-of-state tourists and placed last in a recent national ranking of locations people would like to visit, according to a state's tourism commission report.

National Gay Rights Group Forms Nebraska Chapter

Sep 16
A national civil rights group says it's increasing its advocacy efforts for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Nebraska.

Nebraska Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unwavering

By Margery A. Beck | Aug 11
As state bans on same-sex marriages fall across the country, some Nebraska officials are holding strong to that state's status of having one of the nation's most restrictive laws.

Nebraska Court Dismisses Same-Sex Divorce Appeal

Jun 14
Nebraska’s Supreme Court dismissed an appeal Friday by woman legally wed to another woman in Iowa who is now seeking a divorce in the state where they live.

Nebraska Same-Sex Couples Win Round in Court

Apr 30
Three same sex couples can go ahead with their lawsuit challenging a Nebraska policy preventing them and all unmarried couples from serving as foster parents, a judge ruled.

Neb. Job Discrimination Bill Stalls in Legislature

Apr 8
A bill that would bar Nebraska employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation and gender identity has stalled in the Legislature.

Advocates Hopeful Rulings Spell Doom for Neb. Gay Ban

Jan 16
In the wake of recent rulings by federal judges to strike down state bans on same-sex marriage, gay marriage advocates are hoping to strike a similar blow to Nebraska’s strict ban that forbids even same-sex civil unions.

Most Nebraska Schools to Offer Same-Sex Benefits

Dec 30
Nearly all Nebraska school districts and some cities and counties will soon begin offering insurance benefits to legally married same-sex couples.

Neb. County to Extend Benefits to Same-Sex Couples

Dec 4
Douglas County says it will extend benefits to same-sex spouses of employees who were legally married in other states.

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