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  • Indiana Statehouse bills keep the faith

    Indiana Statehouse bills keep the faith
    Critics say the religious freedom bills wending their way through the General Assembly won't have a prayer in the courts. But supporters on the social conservative side of the aisle turn the other cheek to doubters. And a group of legal scholars is on...
  • Alabama judges' stand against gay marriage crumbles

    Alabama judges' stand against gay marriage crumbles
    Alabama's stand against gay marriage crumbled Friday as judges in most counties sided with federal courts rather than their own chief justice, a Republican who once called homosexuality an inherent evil. Many counties in the Bible Belt state began...
  • Flailing Kansas Gov. Brownback Turns To Homophobia

    Flailing Kansas Gov. Brownback Turns To Homophobia
    By now, you might have heard about the latest political firestorm out of Kansas. Gov. Sam Brownback, a conservative Republican, issued an executive order rescinding protections for state workers who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. Brownback...
  • Gay marriage likely to boost Central Florida wedding industry

    Gay marriage likely to boost Central Florida wedding industry
    Alex Howell moved from Dallas to Orlando last year because he wanted his DJ business established by the time same-sex marriage was legalized in Florida. "I knew eventually it was going to sweep the United States," said Howell, who has worked all kinds of...
  • Top state office could be next stop for newly re-elected Fort Lauderdale mayor

    Top state office could be next stop for newly re-elected Fort Lauderdale mayor
    Jack Seiler's overwhelming victory on Tuesday, in which he racked up 71 percent of the vote and crushed his challengers, gave him more than a third term as Fort Lauderdale mayor. The city's voters provided a boost to Seiler's long-held dream of winning...
  • Same sex couple sue to get both names on birth certificate

    Indiana's birth certificates discriminate against gay married couples and their children because they don't account for both spouses being the same gender, a federal lawsuit filed Friday says. The complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Indianapolis...
  • Valentine's Day wedding event the real deal for 1st time

    HOBART--After 34 years together, Anna Cushman and Susan Fisher are getting legally married Saturday. The Michigan couple was a little giddy as they talked about their upcoming nuptials over the phone this week, saying it was "kind of fun" getting married...
  • Looking Out: Chelsea Manning, Alabama and more in this week's LGBT news

    Looking Out: Chelsea Manning, Alabama and more in this week's LGBT news
    Your regularly scheduled "Look"er Kevin Rector has stepped away from his desk for a few days so I'm going to do my best to give you a quick download on the latest happenings in LGBTQ Land.  Transgender woman challenges Hoyer In reasons that remain...
  • Gay marriage prompts employers to review benefit policies

    Gay marriage prompts employers to review benefit policies
    With gay marriage now legal in Florida, South Florida employers are considering the implications for their employee-benefit policies. Equality – the issue under contention for gay marriage – should be the goal in the workplace, legal experts...
  • Central Florida gay couples eager to get married

    Central Florida gay couples eager to get married
    For same-sex couples in Central Florida, the opportunity to get married in Florida seemed like an impossible dream with the passage of a state constitutional amendment that banned gay marriage and civil unions in 2008. Now, with a federal court ruling...
  • Low-profile couple forced Florida to recognize same-sex marriage

    Low-profile couple forced Florida to recognize same-sex marriage
    Jim Brenner is a state forest-service manager and firefighter. Chuck Jones is a manager at the Florida Department of Education. They live in Tallahassee and have been sweethearts for 25 years, a married couple for five. They have never been gay-rights...