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Fla. man charged with attempting to burn, kill lesbian couple and their eight kids

Thursday, April 3, 2014
Braulio Valenzuela
MIAMI -- A Florida man faces ten counts of attempted second-degree murder and one count of arson for allegedly attempting to burn and kill a lesbian couple and their eight children.

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Judge rules discrimination case against Library of Congress can move forward

Thursday, April 3, 2014
Peter TerVeer
WASHINGTON -- A federal judge has ruled that a gay man's discrimination lawsuit against the Library of Congress can move forward, and that he could find relief under protections already provided under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act that prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex.

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Miss. governor signs religious freedom bill that could allow anti-gay discrimination

Thursday, April 3, 2014
Gov. Phil Bryant (R-Miss.)
JACKSON, Miss. -- Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a bill that says state and local governments cannot put a substantial burden on religious practices.

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Mozilla CEO resigns amid controversy surrounding anti-gay marriage donation

Thursday, April 3, 2014
Firefox
Mozilla co-founder Brendan Eich is stepping down as CEO after protests of his support of a same-sex marriage ban in California. The Mountain View, Calif.-based nonprofit maker of the Firefox browser had promoted him last week.

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Group seeks to intervene in lawsuits to preserve Florida’s gay marriage ban

Thursday, April 3, 2014
Florida-Family-Policy-Council
MIAMI -- The group that pushed Florida's constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage is intervening in lawsuits filed by gay couples.

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Mo. court considers joint tax filings from married, same-sex couples

Thursday, April 3, 2014
Missouri
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Officials don't know whether any same-sex couples have filed joint Missouri tax returns since Gov. Jay Nixon directed the Revenue Department last fall to permit it for those legally married in another state, a state attorney said Thursday in court.

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Same-sex spouses to be recognized for Medicare eligibility, enrollment

Thursday, April 3, 2014
Medicare
WASHINGTON -- The Obama Administration announced Thursday that same-sex spouses will be recognized in administering several aspects of the Medicare program, regardless of where the couple resides.

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Jury finds mother guilty of murdering 4-year-old son she thought was gay

Thursday, April 3, 2014
Jessica Dutro
PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon woman has been found guilty of the murder of her 4-year-old son. Prosecutors said Jessica Dutro believed her son was gay, and that was the motive behind the beatings that led to his death.

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Mother who opposed her deceased son’s same-sex marriage intervenes in lawsuit

Thursday, April 3, 2014
SPLCPaul Hard, right, with his husband David Fancher at their wedding in Marconi Beach, Mass. on May 20, 2011.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The mother of an accident victim is now involved in a federal lawsuit filed by his same-sex partner, who is trying to overturn Alabama's ban on same-sex marriage.

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Federal judge approves hormone treatments for transgender Ohio inmate

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Whitney Lee
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A federal judge has ordered Ohio's prisons agency to restore hormone treatments for a transgender inmate who sued after they were stopped.

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