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  • Wide Stance: What's next for LGBTQ Marylanders?

    Wide Stance: What's next for LGBTQ Marylanders?
    Quick—what is the big issue facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Marylanders in 2015? Both the state legislature and voters made 2012 the year that the state chose same-sex marriage. In 2014, the legislature passed expanded anti-...
  • Guam attorney general orders gay marriage to move forward

    Guam's attorney general directed officials to immediately begin processing same-sex marriage applications Wednesday, putting the island on course to be the first U.S. territory to allow gay nuptials. The move by Attorney General Elizabeth Barrett-...
  • Wedding expos will be Indiana's first for same-sex couples

    Wedding expos will be Indiana's first for same-sex couples
    Two wedding expos set for the Indianapolis area will give same-sex couples the ability to choose businesses that support their right to marry. The Indianapolis Star reports Indiana's first same-sex wedding expo will be held Sunday at Indiana Grand Racing...
  • Only Muslims can defeat radical Islam

    Only Muslims can defeat radical Islam
    Commentator Huma Munir offered an excellent portrayal of the Qur'anic vision that has been corrupted to justify a violent political reality ("Real Muslims don't terrorize," April 7). Somali-born American activist and writer Ayaan Hirsi Ali has labeled...
  • Featured pets

    Dogs Here are some of the dogs currently available for adoption at the Baltimore Humane Society. Some animals may have been adopted prior to publication. For a full list as well as fees, pictures and more information, visit http://bmorehumane.org/adopt/...
  • Will Marco Rubio's appeal among Florida Hispanic voters translate nationwide?

    MIAMI Sipping cafe con leche outside Miami's Versailles restaurant, Nery Alfonso smiles wide at the thought of Marco Rubio's Republican presidential campaign. Brought to the U.S. as a young girl from Cuba, Alfonso sees a reflection of her own story as...
  • Guam becomes first U.S. territory to allow gay marriage

    Guam becomes first U.S. territory to allow gay marriage
    Guam on Wednesday became the first U.S. territory  to allow gay marriage after its attorney general directed officials to immediately begin processing same-sex marriage applications, according to a memo obtained by the Los Angeles Times. Atty. Gen....
  • At center of Supreme Court gay marriage case, a story of love amid crippling disease

    At center of Supreme Court gay marriage case, a story of love amid crippling disease
    There are more than 30 plaintiffs in the gay marriage lawsuits that will be argued before the Supreme Court this month. But the case that will go down in history is named for just one, Jim Obergefell, a 48-year-old real estate salesman from Cincinnati who...
  • Transgender teen in California kills self after bullying

    Transgender teen in California kills self after bullying
    A 16-year-old transgender girl who spoke on YouTube about being bullied at school in Southern California killed herself, a support group said, raising questions about what educators can and should do to support students who change gender identity....
  • Lawmaker says he'll change religious objections bill

    A Louisiana lawmaker said Tuesday that changes are coming to his divisive religious objections bill, a key piece of Gov. Bobby Jindal's legislative agenda that has run into sharp criticism over concerns that it could lead to discrimination against gays...
  • Indiana lawmakers reject extending civil rights protections

    Republicans in the Indiana House turned aside an effort Tuesday to extend nondiscrimination protections for gays and lesbians in response to the uproar over the new religious objections law. Faced with national criticism and threats that some...