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Sportscaster Dale Hansen ‘unplugged’ on Michael Sam’s late NFL draft pick

Dallas sportscaster Dale Hansen, who made headlines in February when, after Missouri's Michael Sam came out publicly as gay, and addressed the notion that some people will be “uncomfortable” with an openly gay NFL player, revisited the topic on Monday ...

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Former Mo. GOP U.S. senator supports statewide LGBT protections

Former U.S. Sen. John C. Danforth (R-Mo.)
With just days left before the end of Missouri’s legislative session this week, former U.S. Sen. John Danforth has come out in support of the LGBT-inclusive Missouri Non-discrimination Act (MONA). ...

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Federal court strikes down Idaho ban on same-sex marriage

BOISE, Idaho -- A federal district court in Boise has issued a ruling striking down Idaho’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples and ordering the state to allow same-sex couples to marry in Idaho and to recognize the marriages of ...

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Hundreds rally outside Houston city hall to protest equal rights ordinance

Hundreds gather outside Houston City Hall on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, to protest a proposed ant-discrimination ordinance.
HOUSTON -- Various pastors along with several hundred people gathered outside Houston City Hall to protest a proposed ordinance that would expand anti-bias protections for gay and transgender residents. ...

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Two more Ark. counties stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples

Supporters of same-sex marriage and others gather in the rotunda of the Pulaski County Courthouse in Little Rock, Ark., Monday, May 12, 2014. Monday was the first day marriage licenses were issued to same-sex couples in the county.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Two more Arkansas counties have stopped issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, saying they will wait to hear from the state's highest court. ...

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Report: Benham brothers likely to land new show at ‘traditional values’ network

David and Jason Benham
David and Jason Benham, whose real estate reality show was canceled by HGTV last week following a report that David Benham is an anti-gay activist, could land at the "traditional values" network INSP TV. ...

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Mike Huckabee: Impeach judge who struck down same-sex marriage ban

12 percent of straight-identifying Republicans admitted to having experimented with a member of the same sex. This news would undoubtedly upset Mike Huckabee just a little bit.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says lawmakers in his home state should impeach a judge who struck down the state's gay marriage ban, saying the judge ignored the will of voters. ...

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Court gives gay marriage plaintiffs until Tuesday to respond to stay request

Justices of the Arkansas Supreme Court
The Arkansas Supreme Court has responded to Attorney General Dustin McDaniel's request of Judge Chris Piazza's ruling overturning the same-sex marriage ban by giving plaintiffs until noon Tuesday to respond. ...

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Michael Sam jersey ranks second highest in sales among NFL rookies

Orders for Michael Sam jerseys are ranking squarely with some of the NFL draft's biggest names, reports ...

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Carroll County, Ark., stops issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples

Fifteen same-sex couples were granted marriage licenses at the Carroll County Courthouse Saturday, May 10, 2014, in Eureka Springs, Ark.
EUREKA SPRINGS, Ark. -- After issuing marriage licenses to 15 same-sex couples on Saturday, and about a dozen on Monday, the Carroll County clerk's office says it will now just issue licenses that include a man and a woman. ...

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