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Indiana Governor: New Law 'Not About Discrimination'

Mar 29
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defended the new state law that's garnered widespread criticism over concerns it could foster discrimination and said Sunday it wasn't a mistake to have enacted it.

Cruz and Lankford Introduce Resolution of Disapproval to Overturn Council Bill

By John Riley | Mar 29
Senators Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and James Lankford (R-Okla.) on March 18 introduced a resolution aimed at overturning the Human Rights Amendment Act, a bill passed by the D.C. Council in December 2014.

Hundreds Rally Against Indiana Law, Say It's Discriminatory

Mar 29
Hundreds of people gathered outside of the Indiana Statehouse on Saturday, some carrying "no hate in our state" signs, to rally against a new law that opponents say could sanction discrimination against gay people.

Inhofe Amendment Brings Religious Liberty Debate to the Senate

By Justin Snow | Mar 29
One of the Senate's most conservative members is taking the debate over religious freedom and LGBT equality to the national level, with the introduction of an amendment advocates say would undermine marriage equality.

Lesbian Named Chief of SF National Park

Mar 29
A top-ranking lesbian National Park Service employee who has infuriated dog owners and local recreation activists has been named the incoming superintendent of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

With Gay Marriage Case Pending, Religion Bills Gain Ground

By Andrew DeMillo | Mar 28
With the nation's highest court set to hear arguments next month over the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans, legislation is advancing in several states that critics say gives businesses license to deny services to gays on religious grounds.

Judge Fines Washington Florist Over Same-Sex Wedding Flowers

By Derrick Nunnally | Mar 28
A Washington state florist who refused to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding was fined $1,000 Friday, plus $1 for court costs and fees.

Harris Seeks to Stop 'Shoot the Gays' Initiative

Mar 28
State Attorney General Kamala Harris on Wednesday said that she would go to court in an effort to stop a proposed ballot initiative that calls for gays to be killed.

George Takei Launches 'Legacy Project' Raises Over 180K in a Week

By EDGE | Mar 28
In these days of exorbitant production costs for commercial Broadway musicals and budget deficits for non-profit museums, who could possibly be able to rally forces to fund both? George Takei -- that's who.

Wish There Was a Netflix for Lesbians? Tune Into Tello!

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 27
If you've ever wished that there was a network where you could see a wide variety of shows that honestly depicted lesbian lives, consider Christin Baker and her new online network Tello your fairy godmother.

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