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WVU Law School to Host Discussion on Gay Rights

Tuesday Mar 18, 2014
West Virginia University’s law school is holding a discussion about West Virginia and marriage equality.

Republican Group Shows Support For Gay Marriage

By Brady McCombs | Wednesday Mar 5, 2014
A group of Republicans has come out in support of marriage in Utah and Oklahoma, arguing that allowing same-sex unions is consistent with the conservative values of Ronald Reagan and Barry Goldwater.

Minn. Gay Rights Groups Turn Attention To Bullying

By Patrick Condon | Sunday Mar 2, 2014
Long before gay rights activists in Minnesota launched a successful campaign to legalize same-sex marriage, they were aiming for another high-profile goal: a state law protecting children from school bullies.

Chelsea Clinton Says Gay Rights Have Made Progress

By Martin Griffith | Monday Feb 17, 2014
Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton said Sunday that the gay-rights cause made "incredible progress" on political and legal fronts in 2013, but progress should not be mistaken for success.

A Changing Judicial Landscape For Gay Rights

By Mark Sherman | Friday Feb 14, 2014
The overturning of Virginia’s gay marriage ban places the legal fight over same-sex unions increasingly in the hands of federal appeals courts shaped by President Barack Obama’s two election victories.

Gay Marriage and Taxes: Marriage Penalty Possible

By Carole Feldman | Tuesday Jan 21, 2014
Legally married same-sex couples may be in for a couple of surprises come tax time.

Lesbian Folk Singer Toshi Reagon Plays Joe’s Pub

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jan 16, 2014
The Public Theater honors musician Toshi Reagon with five concerts at Joe’s Pub, plus a special engagement at the Under the Radar fest.

Houston to Offer Benefits to Same-Sex Couples

Wednesday Nov 20, 2013
Houston has announced it will provide benefits to legally married same-sex spouses of city employees.

In Essay, Obama Ties Legacy of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address to Gay, Women’s Rights

Wednesday Nov 20, 2013
President Barack Obama is connecting the legacy of President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address to gay rights, women’s rights and modern technological transformations.

UK Man in Court in Uganda After Stolen Gay Images Published

Sunday Nov 17, 2013
A British man faces a court hearing in Uganda on Monday following the publication of images from his stolen laptop of him having sex with another man.