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Nebraska Supreme Court dismisses same-sex divorce appeal

| Friday, June 13, 2014
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OMAHA, Neb. — Nebraska's Supreme Court dismissed an appeal Friday by woman legally wed to another woman in Iowa who is now seeking a divorce in the state where they live, saying it didn't have jurisdiction and therefore could not address the constitutional arguments raised about same-sex marriage and divorce in Nebraska.

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Nebraska Supreme Court hears arguments in same-sex divorce case

| Wednesday, May 28, 2014
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LINCOLN, Neb. -- The case of a woman who wants to divorce her same-sex partner after legally marrying in Iowa is now in the hands of the Nebraska Supreme Court.

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Suit challenging Neb. ban on same-sex couple foster care can move forward

| Wednesday, April 30, 2014
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LINCOLN, Neb. -- Three same sex couples can go ahead with their lawsuit challenging a Nebraska policy preventing them and all unmarried couples from serving as foster parents, a judge ruled.

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School apologizes for advising bullying victims not to ‘tattle,’ or be a ‘sore loser’

| Friday, April 18, 2014
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LINCOLN, Neb. -- A Nebraska school district is apologizing after sending fifth grade students home with a pamphlet titled “Turning bullies into buddies," advising bullying victims not to "tattle" on their attackers, and not to be a "sore loser."

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Bill to prohibit anti-gay workplace discrimination stalls in Neb. legislature

| Monday, April 7, 2014
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LINCOLN, Neb. -- A bill that would prohibit Nebraska employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation and gender identity has stalled in the Legislature.

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Neb. bill prohibiting anti-gay employment discrimination faces resistance

| Friday, April 4, 2014
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LINCOLN, Neb. -- A bill that would protect Nebraska residents from employment discrimination based on their sexual orientation is facing resistance from some Nebraska lawmakers.

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Student allowed to perform previously censored poem on gender stereotypes

| Wednesday, April 2, 2014
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LINCOLN, Neb. — A Nebraska state champion speech student will be allowed to perform a poem about gender identity for television after originally being asked not to by a statewide schools organization.

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Neb. legislative committee advances workplace discrimination bill

| Monday, March 31, 2014
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LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nebraska lawmakers could get a chance this year to debate a bill that would prohibit employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation.

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Same-sex couple’s divorce case could test Nebraska’s gay marriage ban

| Friday, March 28, 2014
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LINCOLN, Neb. -- A lesbian couple who married in Iowa in 2009 is now petitioning the Nebraska Supreme Court to be allowed to divorce in a case that could test the constitutionality of Nebraska's ban on same-sex marriage.

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Nebraska’s Sarpy County extends benefits for same-sex couples

| Wednesday, January 29, 2014
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PAPILLION, Neb. -- Sarpy County commissioners have decided to extend health insurance benefits to spouses of gay county employees who have legally married in another state but live in Nebraska.

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