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Group wants to repeal Navajo Nation’s ban on same-sex marriage

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — An effort to repeal the Navajo Nation's same-sex marriage ban has been energized by court decisions in some states to allow such unions. ...

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Utah man goes on hunger strike to demand end to same-sex marriages

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SALT LAKE CITY -- A Utah man is on a hunger strike, vowing to go without any food until the state stops allowing same-sex couples to marry. ...

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Vikings to investigate allegations Kluwe was released over gay marriage support

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MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Vikings have retained a former chief justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court and a former federal trial attorney to conduct an investigation into Chris Kluwe's allegations that he was released from the team due to his ...

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Baltimore Ravens’ Torrey Smith: ‘Look at this queen’ remark not homophobic

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Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith is catching heat for posting an alleged anti-gay slur on his Twitter and Instagram accounts Friday, but insists the remark was not homophobic. ...

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Federal judge refuses to halt same-sex benefits for Houston city employees

U.S. District Judge Lee Rosenthal
HOUSTON -- The same-sex spouses of Houston city employees will keep their benefits for now, after a federal judge on Thursday denied a request for a restraining order that would have halted them. ...

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Investigators say New Year’s Eve fire at Seattle gay nightclub was arson

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SEATTLE -- Police and fire investigators said Thursday that a New Year Eve's fire at a popular Seattle gay nightclub was most likely arson. ...

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Lambda Legal seeks swift ruling in W.Va. same-sex marriage lawsuit

Lambda LegalPlaintiffs Nancy Michael and Jane Fenton with their son Drew.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- Lambda Legal on Tuesday filed a motion for summary judgment asking the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia to rule swiftly in a case brought by three same-sex couples seeking the freedom to ...

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Boy Scouts open ranks to gay youth, but ban on gay adult leaders remains

The Boy Scouts' membership policy has been increasingly scrutinized in recent years, with prosecutors in New York and Colorado actively investigating the organization's hiring practices.
The Boy Scouts of America on Wednesday began accepting openly gay youth, a historic policy change that affects the scouting ranks, however the ban on gay scout leaders remains in effect. ...

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Tenn. businesses encouraged to support state’s LGBT community

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Equality Project is starting a new initiative to encourage business to show support for the state’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. ...

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Don Lemon on why it’s still important for famous people to publicly come out

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CNN's Don Lemon ended the "OutFront" broadcast on Monday night by commenting about Robin Roberts' coming out, and why it's important for other famous people to publicly come out as well. ...

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