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Salvation Army kettle

Salvation Army Denies It’s Anti-Gay After LGBT Website Surfaces Controversial Internal Documents

The Salvation Army, widely known for its homeless shelters, thrifts stores and holiday bell ringers, has many LGBT advocates thinking twice about dropping coins into those red tin coffers.

12/18/2014

Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers argues with home plate umpire Dale Scott after getting called out in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Three of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 6, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Longtime Major League Baseball Umpire Dale Scott Comes Out As Gay

Two weeks after Jason Collins retired as the NBA’s first openly gay player, Dale Scott added his name Tuesday to a growing list of gay and lesbian sports figures taking similar public steps.

12/02/2014

LGBT Wedding Cake (credit: Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

Couple Wants Mississippi To Recognize Same-Sex Marriage So They Can Get A Divorce

A woman wants Mississippi to recognize her same-sex marriage in order to get a divorce…

11/21/2014

Jason Collins of the Brooklyn Nets during a game against the Toronto Raptors on March 10, 2014 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. (Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Former Stanford Basketball Star And First Openly Gay Pro Athlete Jason Collins Retires From The NBA

Collins is retiring from the NBA, 18 months after he came out. He played last season with the Brooklyn Nets.

11/19/2014

Gay marriage ring exchange

Bay Area Photographers Close Shop After Backlash From Refusing To Shoot Gay Wedding

A gay couple were approaching their wedding day, and opted for the services of UrLoved, a wedding photography company based in San Rafael.

11/17/2014

A donor gives blood. (CBS)

Federal Panel Supports Lifting 31-Year-Old Ban On Blood Donations By Gay Men

A U.S. advisory panel recommended Thursday to partially lift a 31-year ban preventing gay and bisexual men from donating blood.

11/14/2014

Same-sex wedding cake topper. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Same-Sex Marriages Projected To Add $414 Million To California Economy

More than any other state, California will benefit financially from the growing legality of same-sex marriages, according to new analysis from NerdWallet.

11/12/2014

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Federal Judge Rules South Carolina Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

A federal judge on Wednesday struck down South Carolina’s same-sex marriageban as unconstitutional, opening the door to such marriages but also giving the state a week to appeal. The attorney general said he would do so immediately.

11/12/2014

Flaming Lips To Give Musical Tribute To Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs Memorial Pulled Down In Russia After Tim Cook Comes Out As Gay

A tribute to Apple CEO Steve Jobs has been removed from a college in Saint Petersburg.

11/04/2014

Apple Unveils iPhone 6

Apple CEO Tim Cook Publicly Acknowledges He Is Gay And ‘Proud’

In what many see as a big step for American business and society, Apple CEO Tim Cook has come out publicly, announcing that he is “proud to be gay.”

10/30/2014

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