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NCAA Says It Will Monitor Impacts of Indiana Religious Law

NATIONAL | By Ralph D. Russo | Mar 27
With the Final Four a week away from shining a spotlight on Indianapolis, NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday that the governing body for college sports is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people.

Alabama Bill Would Allow Adoption Agencies to Turn Away Same-Sex Couples

NATIONAL | Mar 25
An Alabama lawmaker wants to make sure that faith-based adoption agencies can refuse to place children with 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.

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz Reintroduces Anti-Gay Marriage Bill

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 11
Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has teamed up with another member of the GOP to reintroduce an anti-gay marriage bill.

Human Rights Watch: Russia is Ignoring Anti-Gay Attacks

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 16
The Human Rights Watch says that Russian authorities are ignoring anti-gay rhetoric and violence with silence, or even participating in this hate speech.

Michigan May Soon Get 'License to Discriminate'

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 8
The state of Michigan may soon write discrimination into law with the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, legislation that would allow those with deeply held religious beliefs to discriminate against those who don't share those beliefs.

College Students Defend Explicit Gay Sex Queries to Rick Perry

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 14
Students at Dartmouth College are defending a series of explicit questions on gay sex posed to Texas Gov. Rick Perry during a Sunday night Q&A.

Uganda Lawmakers To Fast-Track New Anti-Gay Bill

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 31
After an embarrassing defeat of the Uganda Parliament earlier this year by the Constitutional Court, legislators now say they will return on November 4, determined to fast-track a new anti-gay bill.

Anti-Gay Laws Lead to High LGBT Poverty

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Oct 15
LGBT Americans face an unfair financial burden, thanks to anti-gay laws, reveals a landmark report.

Kyrgyzstan Parliament Passes Anti-Gay 'Propaganda' Law

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 15
Lawmakers in Kyrgyzstan have overwhelmingly voted Wednesday to pass a bill that bans all "gay propaganda," after the U.S. condemned the Central Asian country for considering the measure.

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