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Gay Rights

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  • Mayor's vote against gay rights hurt

    Our family felt compelled to write on the impact of Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler's "no" vote in the non-binding resolution supporting gay marriage. Because he has been a supporter of gay rights, his vote does even greater damage to our family and our...
  • Therapy for gays in spotlight after Texas Republicans' backing

    AUSTIN, Texas Counselors, therapists and pastors across Texas that believe people can change their sexual orientation through therapy have found themselves in the spotlight after state Republicans endorsed such therapies in their state platform....
  • Federal court rules against Utah ban on same-sex marriage

    Federal court rules against Utah ban on same-sex marriage
    Gay marriage advocates won a significant court victory Wednesday when a federal appeals court upheld a lower court ruling in Utah that struck down the state’s ban on same-sex marriages. The 2-1 ruling by a panel of the Denver-based 10th Circuit...
  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1969 [Videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1969 [Videos]
    In early summer 1969, Judy Garland died, the Stonewall Riots marked the beginning of the modern gay rights movement and we were a month away from setting foot on the moon. And these were the tracks everyone was listening to, via Billboard's Hot 100...
  • SundanceTV Revs Development with Projects from Alan Cumming, Todd Field, Patrick Dempsey

    SundanceTV is embracing television's auteur moment with an ambitious development slate that aims to capitalize on the new flexibility offered by limited-run series. The cabler is building on the foundation of its first two original series, "Rectify"...
  • Judge strikes down Indiana's ban on gay marriage

    A federal judge today struck down Indiana's ban on gay marriage, saying the ban violates the U.S. Constitution's equal-protection clause. U.S. District Judge Richard Young's ruling did not have a stay on it and couples began getting married immediately....
  • Same-sex marriage is issue in Florida courts and on campaign trail

    Same-sex marriage is issue in Florida courts and on campaign trail
    Florida's ban on same-sex marriage is under attack in multiple courtrooms, a fight that's spilling out onto the 2014 campaign trail. Advocates of same-sex marriage are convinced it's a matter of when — not if — gay marriage becomes legal...
  • Panel considers whether to reinstate defrocked minister who officiated at son's gay wedding

    BALTIMORE A Methodist church panel on Friday weighed whether to reinstate Frank Schaefer, the Pennsylvania pastor defrocked after he officiated at his gay son's wedding, with some members making clear they questioned the penalty's legality under church...
  • Former pastor appeals defrocking for officiating at gay wedding

    BALTIMORE Frank Schaefer, defrocked by the Methodist Church after he officiated at his gay son's wedding, is seeking to have his credentials reinstated at an appeal hearing Friday in Baltimore. As he sat in the lobby of the hotel where his appeal is...
  • At LGBT fundraiser in New York, Obama gets standing ovations

    President Obama got two sustained standing ovations at the annual LGBT gala in Manhattan on Tuesday night -- one for promising an executive order the group has long wanted and one just for walking into the room. After taking the stage at the...
  • Obama to sign executive order curbing discrimination against gays

    President Obama plans to sign an executive order forbidding companies that do business with the federal government from discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, fulfilling a goal that gay rights organizations...