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  • Indiana lawmakers send religious objection bill to governor

    Indiana lawmakers send religious objection bill to governor
    A religious objection bill that opponents say could legalize discrimination against gays cleared the Indiana Senate on Tuesday, positioning the state to become the first to enact such a change this year ahead of an expected U.S. Supreme Court ruling on...
  • Indiana House OKs religious objection bill

    Indiana House OKs religious objection bill
    The Indiana House approved by a wide margin Monday a proposal strengthening protections for religious objections in state law that opponents say could provide legal cover for discrimination against gay people. Republicans cast all the "yes" votes as...
  • Labor law change expands protections

    Labor law change expands protections
    Concerning the story "Family and Medical Leave Expanded to Gay Spouses" by Marcia Heroux Pound, I believe this change in Department of Labor rules has been a long time coming. Many people rejoiced at the news of gay marriage being legalized in Florida,...
  • UN committee to vote on benefits for spouses of gay staffers

    Russia has called for a vote Tuesday in the U.N. budget committee on Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's plan to give benefits to the spouses of gay U.N. staffers who are legally married — regardless of the laws on same-sex marriage in their home...
  • Kerry Washington, Roland Emmerich among GLAAD honorees

    Actress Kerry Washington, director Roland Emmerich, the film "The Imitation Game" and television shows "Transparent" and "How to Get Away With Murder" have received stamps of approval from GLAAD. GLAAD is a U.S.-based group that promotes lesbian, gay,...
  • Texas same sex marriage foes call for 'Biblical marriage'

    About 250 people gathered Monday afternoon at the Texas Capitol to rally in support of what they call "Biblical marriage" — a union between a man and a woman — at an event headlined by Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore. Moore, a...
  • Same-sex couples married in Michigan celebrate anniversaries

    Families and friends gathered Sunday in four Michigan counties to celebrate the anniversary of about 300 same-sex couples who wed last year during a brief legal window as a result of a challenge to Michigan's constitutional ban on gay marriages. The...
  • Presbyterian church's decision to allow same-sex marriage included approval from Hampton Roads leaders

    The largest group of Presbyterians in the U.S. last week approved an amendment to its constitutionthat redefines marriage to allow same-sex unions, with a majority of ministers and lay voting members in Hampton Roads approving the change in January. The...
  • Don't count out the Israeli left

    Don't count out the Israeli left
    Just days before the Israeli elections, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seemed poised for an epic tumble from power. Polls leading up to the election consistently showed his rival, Isaac Herzog, ahead of Bibi. His neglect of bread-and-butter issues at...
  • Gov. Rauner, gay rights advocates find common ground

    Gov. Rauner, gay rights advocates find common ground
    Putting election-year hostilities behind them, gay rights advocates said they emerged from a meeting with Gov. Bruce Rauner with a pledge the Republican will strictly enforce anti-discrimination laws and hope that he'll also support their top...
  • Presbyterians approve gay marriage in church constitution

    Presbyterians approve gay marriage in church constitution
    The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) approved redefining marriage in the church constitution Tuesday to include a "commitment between two people," becoming the largest Protestant group to formally recognize gay marriage as Christian and allow same-sex...