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Gay Rights

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  • Vatican document hailed by gay rights groups, called 'betrayal' by others

    Vatican document hailed by gay rights groups, called 'betrayal' by others
    In a dramatic shift in tone, a Vatican document said on Monday that homosexuals had "gifts and qualities to offer" and asked if Catholicism could accept gays and recognize positive aspects of same-sex couples. Roman Catholic gay rights groups around...
  • Republican group supporting gay rights runs ad for Charlie Dent

    Republican group supporting gay rights runs ad for Charlie Dent
    — Republican Congressman Charlie Dent's supportive comments on same-sex marriage earlier this year have earned him a little outside advertising help. Dent isn't facing an opponent this fall, but the American Unity PAC still chipped in, paying $50,...
  • Indiana, Wisconsin proceed with same-sex marriages

    Indiana, Wisconsin proceed with same-sex marriages
    Bonnie Everly and Lyn Judkins of Chesterton, Ind., will soon be tying the knot. So will Bill Hetland and Phillip Anderson of Kenosha, Wis. The couples were elated to hear the news Monday that the Supreme Court allowed case decisions to stand —...
  • Independent films and 'Good Ol' Freda' in Pompano Beach

    Independent films and 'Good Ol' Freda' in Pompano Beach
    The Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers will bring six critically lauded documentaries, and their filmmakers, to Bailey Contemporary Arts in Pompano Beach in a monthly series beginning Saturday, and as much as its host, veteran South Florida...
  • Gay marriage bans fall in Idaho, Nevada after high court decision

    Gay marriage bans fall in Idaho, Nevada after high court decision
    Legal momentum for extending U.S. marriage rights to same-sex couples accelerated on Tuesday as a federal appeals court struck down bans on gay matrimony in Idaho and Nevada a day after the U.S. Supreme Court let stand similar rulings for five other...
  • Supreme Court clears the way for gay marriage in 11 more states

    Just 12 years ago, it was illegal for gays and lesbians to marry anywhere in the U.S. But Monday,‎ the drive to legalize same-sex marriage — which began some two decades ago as a seemingly far-fetched quest — neared final victory as...
  • Supreme Court's surprise move opens door to gay marriage in 30 states

    Supreme Court's surprise move opens door to gay marriage in 30 states
    The U.S. Supreme Court declined on Monday to decide once and for all whether states can ban gay marriage, a surprising move that will allow gay men and women to get married in five additional states, with more likely to follow quickly. On the first day...
  • Gay rights group endorses Republican Ellyn Bogdanoff

    Gay rights group endorses Republican Ellyn Bogdanoff
    The gay rights group Palm Beach County Human Rights Council has endorsed former state Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff in her bid to re-take the seat she lost two years ago to state Sen. Maria Sachs. Bogdanoff is a Republican. Sachs is a Democrat. Rand Hoch,...
  • Student group pulls out of talks to end Hong Kong protests as pro-government violence mounts

    HONG KONG A leading student group has pulled out of negotiations with the Hong Kong government on ending protests here after an angry crowd surrounded pro-democracy protesters Friday, assaulting them and calling them traitors. Police intervened and...
  • Democratic candidates roll out dueling endorsements from gay rights groups

    Democratic candidates roll out dueling endorsements from gay rights groups
    The candidates for the Democratic nomination for governor rolled out dueling endorsements Thursday from gay rights groups. Nan Rich of Weston, former Democratic leader of the Florida Senate, was endorsed by the Palm Beach County Human Rights Council....
  • Smithsonian accepts archival material from Baltimore's LGBT community center

    Smithsonian accepts archival material from Baltimore's LGBT community center
    Old photographs, newspapers and other miscellaneous "gay pride ephemera" from the last half-century of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history in Baltimore will be added on Tuesday to one of the nation's most esteemed museum collections....