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  • Chris Cuomo: 'Our rights do not come from God'

    Chris Cuomo: 'Our rights do not come from God'
    "...the rights of man come not from the generosity of the state but from the hand of God." -- John F. Kennedy, Inaugural Address, January 20, 1961 It isn't often that a member of the media reveals the philosophy behind his political ideology, but last...
  • Texas' same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, county judge rules

    Texas' same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, county judge rules
    Texas' ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, a county probate judge ruled Tuesday, although it has not resulted in the issuing of marriage licenses. The state's bans on creating or recognizing marriages of same-sex couples “violate the due...
  • Washington florist who refused to serve gay couple rejects settlement

    Washington florist who refused to serve gay couple rejects settlement
    A florist who refused to provide flowers for a gay wedding has rejected an offer from the Washington state attorney general to settle a discrimination case by paying a $2,000 fine. The rejected settlement also said if the florist chose to continue...
  • Texas challenges same-sex marriage license

    Texas challenges same-sex marriage license
    After declaring the first same-sex marriage in Texas "void," state Atty. Gen. Ken Paxton filed a request Friday with the state Supreme Court to have the union overturned. Texans voted to ban same-sex marriage in 2005. But Thursday, an Austin couple --...
  • One gay marriage in Texas, then a political storm

    One gay marriage in Texas, then a political storm
    Three weeks before her younger daughter’s bat mitzvah last spring, Sarah Goodfriend, 58, got startling news: She had ovarian cancer and needed emergency surgery. For Goodfriend and her partner of 30 years, Suzanne Bryant, the diagnosis lent...
  • Texas AG: 'Legal chaos' if same-sex marriage not deemed void

    Texas AG: 'Legal chaos' if same-sex marriage not deemed void
    Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Friday the state's gay marriage ban has been "needlessly cast in doubt" after a judge gave a lesbian Austin couple permission to tie the knot. Paxton asked the Supreme Court of Texas to declare the...
  • Alabama Supreme Court halts same-sex marriage

    Alabama Supreme Court halts same-sex marriage
    The Alabama Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the state's probate judges to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, saying a previous federal ruling that gay-marriage bans violate the U.S. Constitution does not preclude them from following state...
  • Alabama gay marriage foes won't give up, seek new court ruling

    Alabama gay marriage foes won't give up, seek new court ruling
    The thorny issue of marriage licenses for same-sex couples in Alabama, which appeared on the way to resolution after a recent roller-coaster ride through state and federal courts, is back on the state judicial calendar. Two state groups that oppose...
  • Family and medical leave expanded to gay spouses

    Family and medical leave expanded to gay spouses
    Florida workers who are gay and married in the state can now apply to their employers for leave to care for their spouses with a health condition, under the revised Family and Medical Leave Act. "This is wonderful news. It ends what had been a nightmare...
  • Texas court blocks future gay marriages after lesbians wed

    Texas court blocks future gay marriages after lesbians wed
    Defying Texas' longstanding ban on gay marriage, a lesbian couple wed in Austin immediately after being granted a marriage license on Thursday under a one-time court order because one of the women has cancer. Texas' attorney general immediately appealed...
  • Can it be? Our laws regarding LGBT people are more tolerant than we are

    Can it be? Our laws regarding LGBT people are more tolerant than we are
    The tall young man, the head of a major LGBT civil rights organization, looked out at his audience and asked what seemed, in 2011, like a preposterous question. "Is it possible," he wanted to know, "that in the years to come we will be able to declare the...