Joel Gray Broadway legend, Oscar winner Joel Grey comes out at 82
Joel Gray reached the heights of stage and screen, was married for 24 years and raised two children, but for decades, he kept one aspect of himself decidedly out of the spotlight. Now, at 82, the Cabaret Oscar winner talks for the first time about his sexuality in an interview with PEOPLE magazine.

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Alabama judges group reverses course on marriage licenses for same-sex couples

Gov. Mary Fallin (R-Okla.)
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Oklahoma governor Mary Fallin refuses to take position on LGBT discrimination

North Carolina state capitol in Raleigh.
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Same-sex marriage takes center stage at first work day of N.C. General Assembly

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Federal judge: Issue same-sex marriage licenses in Alabama when stay expires

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Chile approves bill authorizing civil unions between same-sex couples

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Legal group files judicial ethics complaint against Alabama chief justice

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French court allows marriage between French, Moroccan same-sex couple

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Charlotte, N.C., business guild proposes protections for LGBT workers

U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.)
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Shaheen reintroduces bill to extend veterans benefits to same-sex spouses

Virginia state capitol in Richmond.
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Virginia Senate panel votes to leave gay marriage ban in state constitution

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Judge says challenge to Nebraska gay marriage ban can go forward

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Southfield, Mich., city council passes LGBT‑inclusive human rights ordinance

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Va. Senate panel advances bill to bar LGBT discrimination in public employment

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Federal judge issues second ruling against Alabama same‑sex marriage ban

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Alabama chief justice criticizes same-sex marriage ruling

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Mormon leaders call for ‘balanced approach’ in clash between gay rights, religious freedom

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Ala. lawmaker threatens to out immoral ‘hypocrites’ over same-sex marriage

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Meet the group working to repeal Texas’ LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination laws

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Some California judges with ties to Boy Scouts question ban

Ted Ribey with the Clerk of District Court's office in Yellowstone County attaches a seal to the wedding license of Jill Houk and Randi Paul, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Billings, Mont. At least 5 other clerks in the county are refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
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Marriage News Watch: January 26, 2015

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Easy chemistry between James Franco, Zachary Quinto in ‘I am Michael’

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Judge issues 14-day stay of order striking down Alabama gay marriage ban

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‘Snooki’ becomes ordained minister so she can officiate gay pals’ wedding

Cari Searcy (left) with her spose Kimberly McKean and son Khaya at their home in Mobile, Ala.
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Couple behind Alabama same-sex marriage challenge to refile adoption paperwork

Gov. Larry Hogan (R-Md.)
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First 24 hours of new Maryland governor’s tenure ‘not good’ for LGBT community

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France fines Twitter users for sending tweets advocating anti-gay violence

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Okla. career anti-gay lawmaker introduces three bills targeting LGBT community

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Tennessee school turns away prospective students because parents are gay

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Federal government spends $432K studying effects of gay hook-up apps

Former Atlanta fire chief Kelvin Cochran, third from right, observes a moment of prayer as religious groups rally on Jan. 13 to support him following his termination in Atlanta.
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Former Atlanta fire chief files religious discrimination complaint against city

In this Jan. 13, 2015 photo, Michael O'Hara, a retired Fulton County firefighter and current Coweta County paramedic attends a rally to support former Atlanta fire chief Kelvin Cochran following his termination in Atlanta. Even as the U.S. Supreme Court gets ready to decide whether gay couples can marry, lawmakers in the South and West are doubling down on the culture wars, backing longshot legislation targeting gay rights.
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GOP presses state bills limiting gay rights ahead of Supreme Court marriage ruling

Attorney General Luther Strange (R-Ala.)
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Ala. AG seeks to stay order to block same-sex marriages until Supreme Court rules

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California bars judges from joining Boy Scouts due to anti-gay discrimination

Gov. Rick Snyder (R-Mich.)
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Mich. governor hopes to revive legislation prohibiting anti-LGBT discrimination

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Federal judge strikes down Alabama same‑sex marriage ban

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Nebraska wants lawsuit challenging same-sex marriage ban put on hold

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge (R-Ark.)
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Arkansas AG asks for new arguments in same-sex marriage case

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Va. Senate panel rejects second parent adoptions for unmarried, same-sex couples

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Gay twins whose coming out video went viral, appear with dad on Ellen

Bakery owner Marjorie Silva stands for a photo inside her own Azucar Bakery, in Denver. Silva is facing a discrimination complaint with Colorado’s Civil Rights Division because she refused to write hateful words about gays on a cake for a customer.
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Dispute over Bible cake with gay slurs raises charge of religious discrimination

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Ben Carson: Congress should oust judges who rule for marriage equality

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Starkville, Miss., aldermen: No insurance coverage for same-sex partners

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Nebraska lawmakers introduce bills to prohibit anti-LGBT discrimination

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Governor Andrew Cuomo urges civil rights law for transgender New Yorkers

Colorado state capitol in Denver.
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Colo. won’t clarify civil unions law until Supreme Court issues marriage ruling

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N.C. Democratic Party chair candidate under fire for transgender insult

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Mississippi Supreme Court hears arguments over same-sex divorce

Gov. Rick Snyder (R-Mich.)
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Michigan governor urges debate on protecting gays from discrimination

President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union Address before a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015.
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State of the Union: Obama says fight for marriage equality is ‘a story of freedom’

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Georgia asks judge halt gay marriage challenge until Supreme Court rules

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Judge puts N.D. same-sex marriage case on hold for Supreme Court ruling

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Fired transgender Connecticut police officer sues for discrimination

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Anderson Cooper responds to pastor’s ‘gay agenda’ critique

Todd Delmay, right, and his spouse Jeff Delmay hug after they were married by Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Sarah Zabel, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015 in Miami.
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Florida newlyweds, plaintiffs in gay marriage case to attend State of the Union

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Virginia Senate committee kills housing bill, defers workplace protections bill

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United Kingdom’s first same-sex pagan wedding held in Scotland

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Billy Crystal hopes TV shows don’t shove gay sex scenes ‘in our face’

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West Virginia lawmakers again advocate for non-discrimination bill

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Ky. bill targets transgender students by restricting facilities to biological sex

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Springfield, Mo., bishop objects to Catholic hospital’s same-sex benefits

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Va. lawmakers introduce LGBT workplace protections bills for public employees

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Pennsylvania governor-elect names transgender woman as Physician General