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  • More states consider 'death with dignity' laws

    WASHINGTON After he decided to hasten his death, Erwin Byrnes, who had advanced Parkinson's disease, set about planning all the details of the memorial service that would follow. He designated the nearby DoubleTree Hotel in Missoula, Montana, as the...
  • Probate judge faces conflicting orders on gay marriage

    The probate judge of Mobile County is in a quandary when it comes to whether to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. A federal judge in January told Mobile County Probate Judge Don Davis he could not refuse to issue the licenses on the basis of...
  • Md. attorney general says Supreme Court must overturn same-sex marriage bans nationwide

    Md. attorney general says Supreme Court must overturn same-sex marriage bans nationwide
    Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh issued a legal analysis Monday arguing same-sex marriage bans in states across the country are based solely on "fear, prejudice, and hate," and must be overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court. The court is set to...
  • Same-sex couples in Texas face obstacles in marriage, raising families

    FORT WORTH, Texas Two-year-old Hannah toddles into the living room and excitedly does a little dance to the Disney movie "Frozen" as it plays in the background before she climbs into her dad's lap. Her dad, Jason Amon, kisses her on the forehead and...
  • Catholic archdiocese to tweak contract's morality clauses

    The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cincinnati plans to update language in its teachers' contract following a committee's suggestions on its morality clauses. Archdiocese spokesman Dan Andriacco told the Cincinnati Enquirer (http://cin.ci/1NDFq1d ) that...
  • Reader Feedback March 10: Rice, gay marriage, Billie Holiday

    Where to find fancy rice •Anne, Williamsburg: Regarding the recipe for rice frittata, where, pray tell, does one find Acquerello carnaroli rice? Editor: You can find Acquerello Carnaroli rice at gourmet shops or online at sites including...
  • Illinois joins high court case favoring same-sex marriage

    Illinois has joined a group of states filing arguments with the U.S. Supreme Court that the Constitution requires approval of same-sex marriage nationwide. The brief was filed in connection with challenges of state laws in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and...
  • Looking Out: Equality Maryland outlines legislative agenda

    Looking Out: Equality Maryland outlines legislative agenda
    Back in December, we outlined some of the legislative priorities that prominent lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender advocacy groups in Maryland had identified for the 2015 legislative session. As we pointed out last month, Maryland has same-sex...
  • 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...
  • The last frontier in sexual bigotry: transgender rights

    The last frontier in sexual bigotry: transgender rights
    An especially nasty development this week in transgender rights in Florida raises the question of whether transgender discrimination is the last frontier in sex discrimination, now that gay marriage is winning the fight for legal and social acceptance...
  • LGBT anti-discrimination bill passes Utah Senate

    Members of Utah's state Senate told personal stories of discrimination and even invoked the state's polygamist history during a Friday afternoon debate on a landmark bill that protects gay and transgender people from discrimination while also protecting...