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  • Indiana lawmakers try to quiet firestorm surrounding new law

    Indiana lawmakers try to quiet firestorm surrounding new law
    Gov. Mike Pence called off public appearances Monday and sports officials planned an "Indy Welcomes All" campaign ahead of this weekend's NCAA Final Four in Indianapolis as lawmakers scrambled to quiet the firestorm over a new law that has much of the...
  • Malloy Issues Executive Order Banning State-Paid Travel to Indiana

    Malloy Issues Executive Order Banning State-Paid Travel to Indiana
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed an executive order Monday that bans state-paid travel to Indiana following the passage of a new law there that he said permits discrimination - and said it would be "a wise choice'' to move the women's Final Four basketball...
  • How to prevent another anti-gay 'religious freedom' law

     How to prevent another anti-gay 'religious freedom' law
    To the editor: The passage of bills in Indiana, Mississippi and Arkansas that sanction discrimination based on religious freedom demonstrate the dearth of federal protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) individuals. ("In...
  • End the cameraphobia in the Supreme Court

    End the cameraphobia in the Supreme Court
    In his 2014 end-of-the-year report on the federal judiciary, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote that courts “have proceeded cautiously when it comes to adopting new technologies in certain aspects of their own operations.” Very true,...
  • 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,”...
  • Justice Thomas objects: Supreme Court shows support for gay marriage

    Justice Thomas objects: Supreme Court shows support for gay marriage
    Justice Clarence Thomas criticized his Supreme Court colleagues Monday for refusing to block same-sex marriage in Alabama until the court resolves the issue nationwide in a few months. Thomas said in a dissenting opinion that the court's Alabama order...
  • Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder won't appeal ruling on same-sex marriage

    Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder won't appeal ruling on same-sex marriage
    Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announced Wednesday that he would not appeal a federal court ruling on same sex marriage, a move that clears the way for nearly 300 gay and lesbian couples to wed in the state. Snyder, a Republican, said the state would...
  • Cook County same-sex marriage marks 1 year

    Retired Markham firefighter John Donovan, 60, and retired high-rise manager Frank Michaels, 63, handpicked June 22 as the day they would marry last year. Despite the fact that the couple had been committed for 13 years when Cook County legalized same-...
  • 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...
  • Federal judge blocks Nebraska's gay marriage ban

    Federal judge blocks Nebraska's gay marriage ban
    A federal judge blocked Nebraska's gay marriage ban on Monday, but the decision will not take effect for a week and the attorney general's office immediately appealed to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The American Civil Liberties Union of...
  • 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...