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Judge OKs Gender Surgery Opposed by 48-Year-Old's Parents

By Michael D. Sisak | Sep 3
A judge on Wednesday cleared the way for a 48-year-old transgender woman to undergo gender-reassignment surgery, rejecting her parents' effort to block the operation because they say she's mentally incompetent.

Court: No Visitation Rights for Woman After Same-Sex Divorce

Sep 3
A Maryland appeals court has ruled that a lesbian woman has no right to visitation or custody of a child who the woman's former partner gave birth to before the couple married.

Judge, Clerk in Kentucky Marriage Case Dealt with Nepotism Charges

By Adam Beam | Sep 3
Davis' mother, Jean Bailey, was clerk for 36 years before retiring last year. Davis worked for her mother for 27 years before getting elected to replace her. Once elected, Davis hired her son to work for her.

Lesbian Couple Stands Up to Kim Davis

Sep 3
The day before, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis refused her a license to marry Karen Roberts, her partner for more than a decade. Rather than comply with the legalization of gay marriage nationwide, the Apostolic Christian has invoked "God's Authority"

Kentucky Clerk's Defiance is a Test for GOP Rivals

Sep 3
The Kentucky clerk who is defying a federal court order to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples is putting Republican presidential contenders on the spot

Labor Day Flying: Behind the Scenes at a Very Busy Airport

By Scott Mayerowitz | Sep 3
More than 14.2 million people are expected to fly over the seven days surrounding the Labor Day holiday, a 3 percent increase from last year, according to Airlines for America, the industry's trade and lobbying group.

Kentucky GOP Senate President Asks for Time to Change Law

Sep 2
The Republican president of the Kentucky state Senate has asked a federal judge to withhold his ruling ordering a county clerk to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples against her religious beliefs.

Kentucky Clerk Says She's Unable to Follow Judge's Order

Sep 2
A Kentucky county clerk says she is unable to obey a federal judge's order to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples because it would irreparably violate her conscience.

Rally in Response to Raid to Take Place in Brooklyn

Sep 2
A rally calling for the decriminalization of sex work will take place on Thursday at the United States Supreme Court Eastern District in Brooklyn, New York.

New Project at Atlanta Museum Focuses on LGBT Civil Rights

By Kathleen Foddy | Sep 2
Leaders of an Atlanta museum want the space focused on modern and historic civil rights to contribute to a national push to ensure LGBT rights, particularly in southern states.

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