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Lesbian Mothers Humiliated After Michigan Doctor Refuses To See Newborn Baby

A Detroit-area same-sex couple is raising awareness about discrimination against LGBT parents after a pediatrician refused to treat their newborn baby last October.

02/19/2015

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Vatican Gives Gay Catholic Group Unprecedented VIP Treatment

The Vatican did something it has never done before by giving a group of U.S. gay and lesbian Catholics VIP seats at Pope Francis’ weekly general audience Wednesday.

02/18/2015

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US Appointing Gay Diplomat To Defend LGBT Communities Overseas

The United States is close to hiring a gay diplomat to promote LGBT rights abroad.

02/09/2015

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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

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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

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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

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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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