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  • It's not (quite) so lonely anymore for gay California Republicans

    It's not (quite) so lonely anymore for gay California Republicans
    Saturday, on the eve of the California Republican Party’s historic vote formally welcoming gay Republicans into the fold, a dapper 75-year-old named Fred Schein described his challenges. “It’s very lonely being a gay Republican,”...
  • State GOP formally welcomes gays to the party

     State GOP formally welcomes gays to the party
    In a historic break with its past, the California Republican Party voted overwhelmingly Sunday to formally recognize a gay GOP group. The move, which drew the condemnation of some socially conservative GOP members, grants a charter to the Log Cabin...
  • Gay group wins formal recognition from state Republican Party

    Gay group wins formal recognition from state Republican Party
    In a historic move, the California Republican Party on Sunday officially recognized a gay GOP group. The Log Cabin Republicans, a 38-year-old organization that had unsuccessfully sought a charter from the state party several times in the past,...
  • Time for government to butt out of marriage

    Time for government to butt out of marriage
    This month, two women grace the cover of Texas Monthly, "The National Magazine of Texas." Both are young and conservatively dressed, and have worried half-smiles. One is pregnant; the other holds a toddler, his face buried in her shoulder. Legos litter...
  • Labor Department extends caregiver leave rights to same-sex couples

    Labor Department extends caregiver leave rights to same-sex couples
    Most legally married same-sex couples will be entitled to take up to 12 weeks leave to care for an ailing spouse regardless of whether the state in which they live recognizes their marriage under a rule issued Wednesday by the Department of Labor. The...
  • S.F. archbishop stands firm in face of pressure on morality clauses

    S.F. archbishop stands firm in face of pressure on morality clauses
    San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone is holding firm in the face of controversy that has erupted since he unveiled new morality clauses earlier this month for employees at high schools under his control. The clauses included in a new...
  • Same-sex marriage celebrates 1 year in Cook County

    Same-sex marriage celebrates 1 year in Cook County
    It took thousands of miles and months of planning to get Jess Donaldson and Nat Krivonozka married in Chicago, but on Aug. 8, they finally tied the knot—just like thousands of other couples who've gotten hitched since the same-sex marriage law...
  • Rev. Dr. Denise Esslinger officiates at weddings

    Currently the leader of Hebron's Gilead Congregational Church, the Reverend Dr. Denise Esslinger said she's been presiding over weddings for almost 19 years. "The first wedding I officiated at was on June 15, 1996," said Esslinger. Over the years,...
  • 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...