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Wyoming Asks Judge To Dismiss Gay Marriages Suit

By Ben Neary | Friday Apr 11, 2014
The state of Wyoming has asked a district judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by four gay couples and a gay-rights advocacy group seeking to force the state to recognize gay marriage.

Wyoming Activists Monitor Gay Marriage Case

Wednesday Apr 9, 2014
A federal court hearing this week on a challenge to Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage will have ramifications for Wyoming and other western states.

Wy. Gay Marriage Supporters Launch Public Education Campaign

By Ben Neary | Tuesday Mar 18, 2014
Scores of same-sex marriage supporters in Wyoming gathered in front of the state Capitol on Monday to kick off a public education campaign aimed at building support for marriage equality in the "Equality State."

Wyoming Legislator Defends Own Anti-Gay Book

Sunday Mar 16, 2014
Wyoming’s newest legislator is defending a book he wrote nearly three decades ago that says many gay people demand the right to have sex with children and people with AIDS should be quarantined if they continue having sex.

Wyoming House Defeats Same-Sex Marriage Bill

By Ben Neary | Friday Feb 14, 2014
The Wyoming House on Thursday defeated bills on both sides of the same-sex marriage issue.

Wyo. Church Won’t Renew Boy Scouts Charter

Friday Dec 20, 2013
A Boy Scouts troop in Cheyenne is looking for a new home because of fallout from the organization’s acceptance of openly gay members.

Conservative Group Launches Ad Against Liz Cheney for Being too ’Pro-Gay’

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Oct 7, 2013
A conservative group launched a new political ad in Wyoming against the state’s Republican Senate candidate Liz Cheney over her "support" for marriage equality.

’Brokeback Mountain’ the Opera Premieres in Madrid

By Michael Cox | Thursday Sep 12, 2013
"Brokeback Mountain" began its operatic life when artistic director of Teatro Real in Madrid, Gerard Mortier, heard about composer Charles Wuorinen’s wish to write an opera based on Annie Proulx’s extraordinary 1997 short story.

Liz Cheney Mentions Views on Gay Marrige

By Ben Neary and Mead Gruver | Thursday Jul 18, 2013
When Liz Cheney was asked about her views on gay marriage - her sister Mary is a lesbian and Dick Cheney has openly supported gay marriage - Liz Cheney said the issue should be left to voters in each state to decide by referendum.

Wyoming Lawmakers See Movement on Gay Issues

By Ben Neary | Tuesday Feb 5, 2013
In the ultra conservative state of Wyoming, Republican lawmakers are beginning to show support on LGBT issues.