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Gay Rights

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  • Mormon Church backs legal protections for gays -- and the religious

    Underscoring the tension between pushes for gay rights and those for religious freedom, Mormon Church leaders on Tuesday voiced support for some housing and job protections for gays and lesbians as long as laws also shield the freedoms of religious people who have controversial views because of their faith.
  • From traffic ticket to Supreme Court: a gay couple's legal odyssey

    From traffic ticket to Supreme Court: a gay couple's legal odyssey
    At first, they were just joking. Thom Kostura had gotten a traffic ticket, and he and his partner Ijpe DeKoe had swung by a New York courthouse to pay it off. The county clerk’s office was right there. New York had legalized same-sex marriage...

    Same-sex marriages to begin in Florida as Supreme Court denies stay

    Same-sex marriages to begin in Florida as Supreme Court denies stay
    Same-sex couples can begin marrying in Florida next month after the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday denied a request for a stay from the state's attorney general. Marriages can begin Jan. 5, the day a stay ordered by a lower court judge who overturned...

    Millions In Outside Money Pouring Into Race for Governor

    Millions In Outside Money Pouring Into Race for Governor
    HARTFORD – Millions of dollars in outside political money from the right and left is flooding into Connecticut, with the latest installment a $1.17 million contribution of "dark money" from a nonprofit conservative group in Ohio called A Public...

    Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

    Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'
    Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook on Thursday became the most prominent American corporate leader to come out as gay, saying he was trading his closely guarded privacy for the chance to help move civil rights forward. The 53-year-old Alabama native and self-...