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Fla. appeals court upholds ruling that posting threats on Facebook is a felony

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- A Florida appeals court ruled Monday that posting threats on one's personal Facebook page can be prosecuted under state law. [ Read more → ]

Santa Fe officials say gay marriage is legal in N.M., advise clerks to issue licenses

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
SANTA FE, N.M. -- Santa Fe Mayor David Coss and a City Council member say New Mexico county clerks should issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, and Santa Fe's city attorney says it'd be legal to do so. [ Read more → ]

N.J. teen whose coming out went viral, testifies against conversion therapy

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Jacob Rudolph, the LGBT teen from New Jersey who came out at a school awards ceremony, testified before a state Senate committee on Monday, calling for a statewide ban on gay-to-straight conversion therapy. [ Read more → ]

Resolution seeks to repeal Nevada’s ban on same-sex marriage

Monday, March 18, 2013
CARSON CITY, Nev. -- A resolution to repeal a section of the Nevada Constitution defining marriage as between and man and a woman, paving the way to legalize same-sex marriage, has been introduced in the Nevada Senate. [ Read more → ]

Tennessee state House OK’s bill allowing discrimination by college clubs

Monday, March 18, 2013
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee House of Representatives on Monday passed a bill that would prohibit public universities and colleges from implementing non-discrimination policies for student groups. [ Read more → ]

Fischer: GOP should not ‘pander’ to ignorant, naive, uneducated voters on gay rights issues

Monday, March 18, 2013
Bryan Fischer is not at all impressed by the Republican National Committee’s “autopsy” of what has gone wrong with the GOP leading to back-to-back election losses, and is especially miffed about findings that the party’s hostility to gay rights is turning off younger voters. [ Read more → ]
Coy Mathis

School district responds to complaint from parents of transgender girl

Monday, March 18, 2013
FOUNTAIN, Colo. -- A Colorado school district has filed a response to a discrimination complaint filed by parents of a transgender girl who has been denied access to the girls' restroom at her elementary school. [ Read more → ]
Michelle Shocked

Singer Michelle Shocked declares ‘God hates fags’ during San Francisco show

Monday, March 18, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- Folk singer Michelle Shocked stunned a San Francisco audience on Sunday night after breaking into an anti-gay rant in which she said, "God hates fags." [ Read more → ]

N.J. senate panel advances bill to prohibit conversion therapy for gay youth

Monday, March 18, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. — A New Jersey state Senate panel on Monday advanced a bill that would prohibit licensed therapists from performing controversial therapy aimed a converting minors from gay to heterosexual. [ Read more → ]

Poll finds dramatic shift in public opinion, support for marriage equality

Monday, March 18, 2013
Support for marriage equality for gays and lesbians has reached a new high, marking a dramatic change in public opinion on the subject over the past decade. [ Read more → ]
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