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Former Ole Miss guard calls Michael Sam TV coverage ‘nasty ass shit’

Marshall Henderson
OXFORD, Miss. -- Former Mississippi basketball player Marshall Henderson says ESPN's coverage of Michael Sam becoming the first openly gay player drafted by the NFL was "nasty ass shit" and that he is boycotting SportsCenter. ...

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Ark. lawmaker calls for impeachment of judge who struck down gay marriage ban

Jason Rapert
CONWAY, Ark. -- An Arkansas state lawmaker is calling for the impeachment of a Pulaski County judge who struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage. ...

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Jindal slams HGTV, ‘war on religious liberties’ in commencement speech

Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-La.)
LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal on Saturday slammed HGTV for canceling a proposed HGTV real estate reality show after news broke that one of the brothers has actively campaigned against marriage equality and LGBT rights. ...

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Ky. governor: Gay marriage threatens birth rates, can induce economic crises

Gov. Steve Beshear
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky governor Steve Beshear says in a new legal brief that same-sex couples should not be allowed to marry because they cannot “naturally procreate," and the state has an interest in ensuring that they do. ...

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Gay rights supporters plan events to counter new Miss. ‘religious freedom’ law

JACKSON, Miss. -- At a leafy college campus in north Mississippi and an upscale dinner club in New York, groups are protesting a Mississippi law that opponents say could sanction discrimination against gays and lesbians. ...

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Louie Gohmert compares gay rights advocates to Nazis in House speech

U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) putting your tax dollars to work by denouncing the “intolerance” of gay rights advocates in a speech referencing the Benham brothers, whose HGTV real estate reality show was canceled by HGTV before making it on ...

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Two years ago today: Obama evolves, announces support for marriage equality

WASHINGTON -- Two years ago today, President Barack Obama ended a 19-month long evolution on the issue of extending marriage rights to gay couples when he voiced support for marriage equality. ...

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Benham brothers speak out: HGTV was ‘bullied’ into canceling our show

David and Jason Benham, hosts of a proposed HGTV real estate reality show that was cancelled after news broke that one of the brothers has actively campaigned against marriage equality and LGBT rights, appeared on CNN Thursday to profess their ...

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Michael Sam partners with Visa for first endorsement deal

Michael Sam has partnered with Visa to sign his first endorsement deal, reports ABC News and ESPN. ...

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Oregon Supreme Court settles ballot title dispute in ‘religious freedom’ measure

Oregon Supreme Court in Salem.
SALEM, Ore. -- Backers of a proposed "religious freedom" ballot initiative in Oregon that would allow businesses to refuse services to same-sex weddings based on religious beliefs lost a ballot title challenge with the Oregon Supreme Court on Thursday. ...

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