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  • Rauner keeps first openly gay state agency director

    Rauner keeps first openly gay state agency director
    Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner announced late Friday that he would keep Rocco Claps, the first openly gay state agency director, as head of the Illinois Department of Human Rights. Claps was first appointed to the post in 2003 under now-imprisoned ex-Gov....
  • Lance Bass to serve as ambassador for mass same-sex wedding in Fort Lauderdale

    Lance Bass to serve as ambassador for mass same-sex wedding in Fort Lauderdale
    Pop star Lance Bass is coming to Fort Lauderdale's giant same-sex wedding on the beach. The former *NSYNC member and Dancing with the Stars alum will be the official ambassador for Thursday's "Love is Love" mass wedding celebration. The beach wedding...
  • Seiler clear choice for Fort Lauderdale mayor

    Seiler clear choice for Fort Lauderdale mayor
    From the start, Jack Seiler has been a strong and steady leader for the city of Fort Lauderdale, and as he faces his third and final election before term limits, he deserves the enthusiastic support of city voters. When first elected mayor in 2009 at...
  • Virginia settles claim over lawyer fees in same-sex marriage case

    Virginia settles claim over lawyer fees in same-sex marriage case
    The state will pay $520,000 to the team of lawyers who successfully pushed to overturn Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage. The attorneys for the case's plaintiffs had told the state last fall that they were owed $1.74 million for more than 2,300...
  • Looking Out: Maryland earns mediocre ranking in LGBT legislation assessment

    Looking Out: Maryland earns mediocre ranking in LGBT legislation assessment
    Maryland is mediocre when it comes to protecting its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents, according to a recent nationwide assessment of state laws. While same-sex marriage is legal in the state and transgender residents enjoy more...
  • Two challengers seek to upset Fort Lauderdale mayor's re-election plans

    Two challengers seek to upset Fort Lauderdale mayor's re-election plans
    FORT LAUDERDALE — Homeless feeding restrictions, marriage equality and the International Swimming Hall of Fame won't be on the city's Feb. 10 election ballot, but opponents of Mayor Jack Seiler want voters to be thinking about them. Seiler is...
  • Tiger Bay Clubs have lost their way: My Word

    Tiger Bay Clubs have lost their way: My Word
    Tiger Bay Clubs are respected, regional civic organizations in Florida, but the groups are rapidly losing their reputation as fair and even-handed. TBC promotes itself as a "premier nonpartisan political club" that exists to "represent our region's...
  • Review: 'Accidentally, Like a Martyr' at A Red Orchid Theatre

    Review: 'Accidentally, Like a Martyr' at A Red Orchid Theatre
    For a quick lesson in how much the widespread expansion and acceptance of gay marriage has changed the culture of America, one need only stop in at A Red Orchid Theatre for "Accidentally, Like a Martyr," a play set among the mostly solitary and caustic...
  • Judge: Marriage licenses should be issued to gay couples in Alabama

    Gay marriage inched closer to being a reality in Alabama as a federal judge on Wednesday said probate judges have a constitutional duty to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. U.S. District Judge Callie Granade issued an order clarifying her...
  • Huckabee and Lincoln agree, and they're both wrong

    Huckabee and Lincoln agree, and they're both wrong
    Mike Huckabee, the former Arkansas governor and Fox News commentator who’s thinking of running for president in 2016, is no Abraham Lincoln. But recent comments for which Huckabee is being ridiculed could have come from the mouth of the Great...
  • Gay rights groups denounce Oklahoma bills

    Gay rights groups denounce Oklahoma bills
    Gay rights supporters say Oklahoma is at the forefront of a wave of anti-gay legislation that is unfairly discriminatory and they plan to launch a campaign to oppose more than a dozen bills introduced for the session that begins next week. Some measures...