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Which state will legalize gay marriage next?

Early last week, Minnesota became the 12th state to legalize gay marriage — the third state to do so since the start of 2013. With gay marriage becoming increasingly accepted…

Minnesota passes gay marriage, Bachmann looks like a fool

Earlier this week, Minnesota became the 12th state to legalize gay marriage. Michele Bachmann, who had championed a traditional marriage amendment in the state to the point of obsessiveness, now…

New Zealand approves gay marriage, embarrasses Australia

Yesterday New Zealand became the 13th country in the world (and the first country in the Asia-Pacific region) to legalize gay marriage for its citizens. The legislation approving marriage…

Do those red equal signs on Facebook matter?

While the Supreme Court considers both Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act this week, Facebook and Twitter have been painted red with equal signs replacing profile pictures. The…

Marriage or not, Republicans changing tune on LGBT rights

Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) recently made headlines when he became the first Republican senator to publicly announce his support for gay marriage. This was significant not only because of…

Republican Sen. Rob Portman comes out in support of gay marriage

When Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said Thursday that the GOP needs to “embrace liberty in both the economic and the personal sphere,” this likely isn't what he had in mind. That…

Top Republicans sign brief in support of marriage equality

Dozens of prominent Republicans, including "top advisers to former President George W. Bush, four former governors and two members of Congress" have signed a legal brief that argues in favor…

Pentagon pushes limits of DOMA, provides some benefits to same-sex couples

The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) has become a sore point for many federal agencies seeking to attract and retain a diverse workforce that includes gay and lesbian employees. The…

On LGBT members, Boy Scouts will determine own fate

Leaders at the Boy Scouts of America left the issue of gay membership for another time Wednesday, rather than make a decision on the issue. The Associated Press reports the matter…

Obama carries high LGBT expectations in 2nd term

Obama's acknowledgement of LGBT struggles as a civil rights issue leaves many optimistic. …

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