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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

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

SF Gay Pride Parade Bolstered By Recent Supreme Court Rulings

Wyoming Becomes Latest State To Allow Same-Sex Unions

Wyoming has become the latest state to allow same-sex unions, bringing the wave of legalizations to a place where the 1998 beating death of Matthew Shepard galvanized a national push for gay rights.

10/21/2014

Pope Francis (R) leads a mass honouring the canonisation of two Canadian saints, having previously celebrated a mass for Saint Jose, in St. Peter's basilica at the Vatican on October 12, 2014. (VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

Meeting Of Catholic Bishops Signals Growing Acceptance For LGBT Members

The meeting – known as a synod – was called by Pope Francis to discuss hot-button issues such as same-sex unions, divorce and birth control. No formal decisions were reached Monday, but CBS News reports that the tone of initial reports coming out of the two-day meeting indicate a major shift from condemnation to acceptance, including a call to recognize the positive aspects of civil unions and the potential benefits from establishing commitments from the gay community to the church.

10/13/2014

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Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Now Available In Alaska

Alaska will begin accepting marriage applications from same-sex couples Monday after a federal judge struck down the state’s ban on gay marriage — one of the first two states to prohibit same-sex weddings.

10/13/2014

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1st Same-Sex Marriage License Issued In Kansas

A court office in Kansas’ most populous county has issued a marriage license to a gay couple, believed to be the first such license in the state.

10/10/2014

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Gay Marriage Could Become Legal In Idaho, Nevada, Hawaii As 9th Circuit Court Hears Appeals

A federal court hearing over gay marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii began Monday with a lawyer defending the state of Idaho’s ban facing tough questions from a judge on the panel.

09/08/2014

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Facebook Defends Decision To Donate $10K To Anti-Gay Utah Politician’s Campaign

Facebook donated $10,000 to the re-election campaign of a Utah politician who’s fighting to keep gay marriage out of his state.

08/15/2014

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom officiates the wedding of Angie Salacup and Yvonne Luna, June 27, 2014. (CBS)

Lt. Gov. Newsom Officiates Same-Sex Marriage Ceremony In Sausalito To Kick Off Pride Weekend

Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom was the presiding official at the wedding of a same-sex couple in Sausalito Friday, part of a celebration by CBS SF sister station Alice@97.3 of morning anchors Sarah & Vinnie’s 1000th Secret Show.

06/27/2014

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