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SEATTLE -- Gay Vice-Principal Mark Zmuda, who was forced out of his job at Eastside Catholic High School in Sammamish, Wash., says he plans to file a lawsuit against the school and the Seattle Archdiocese on Friday.
Kansas delays further action on religious freedom protections until next year - Senate leader: House bill is too flawed to fix.
TOPEKA, Kan. -- Kansas lawmakers will not consider enacting new legal protections this year for those who oppose same-sex marriage on religious grounds, but will debate the issue again in 2015, the state Senate's top leader said Thursday.
DETROIT -- Testimony concluded Thursday in a federal court challenge to Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage, with a witness for the state testifying that unrepentant homosexuals are going to hell.
NEW YORK -- The New York Police Department has issued a sketch of a man accused of an anti-gay hate crime in a Manhattan subway station early Sunday morning.
AUSTIN, Texas -- A Texas man who had nine of his teeth knocked out in a violent assault during Austin's gay pride weekend in 2012, is sporting a new smile thanks to the goodwill of an Austin dentist.
CHICAGO -- Two more counties say they will start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples before the state's new marriage equality law takes effect on June 1.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A second lawsuit has been filed challenging Florida's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, this time in federal court.
TOPEKA, Kan. -- Legislators are reopening a debate on whether Kansas should enact special legal protections for people, groups and businesses opposing same-sex marriage for religious reasons.
JACKSON, Miss. -- A gay rights group is asking Mississippi legislators to specify that a religious-practices bill won't open the way for discrimination if it becomes law.
LAGOS, Nigeria -- Four young men were convicted of gay sex and whipped publicly as punishment Thursday in an Islamic court in northern Nigeria, a human rights activist said.
On the most recent “CitizenLink Report” from Focus on the Family, Stuart Shepard and Bruce Hausknecht defended the recently vetoed legal discrimination bill in Arizona as nothing more than “an otherwise ordinary bill” that was badly misrepresented by gay activists.
U.S. Marine Corps veteran Elegance Bratton was kicked out of his home at the age of 16, spent 10 years homeless, joined the Marines and is now working on a documentary to shed light on youth homelessness in NYC’s West Village.
SALT LAKE CITY — Protesters pushing for Utah to adopt a statewide anti-discrimination law protecting sexual and gender orientation returned to the state Capitol on Wednesday afternoon to call out lawmakers for suppressing the bill.
SANTA FE, N.M. -- Javier Gonzales was elected Mayor of Santa Fe in a three-way race on Tuesday, becoming the city's first ever openly gay mayor.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Four same-sex couples and Wyoming Equality filed a lawsuit in state court in Cheyenne on Wednesday challenging Wyoming’s laws that prohibit same-sex couples from marrying and recognition of marriages of same-sex couples performed outside the state.
ROME -- While reaffirming the Catholic Church's opposition to same-sex marriage, Pope Francis said in a newspaper interview Wednesday that the church could support some form of civil unions.
Scientists have modified genes in the blood cells of HIV patients to help them resist the AIDS virus, and say the treatment seems safe and promising. The results give hope that this approach might one day free at least some people from needing medicines to keep HIV under control, a form of cure.
CHICAGO -- County clerks around Illinois say they won't start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples immediately as Attorney General Lisa Madigan said this week they have the right to do.
SALT LAKE CITY -- More than 50 groups, organizations and coalitions have weighed in on gay marriage cases in Utah and Oklahoma with supporting court briefs — giving a Denver-based federal appeals court thousands of pages of arguments to consider.
DALLAS -- The Dallas city council on Wednesday passed a “comprehensive statement of support” for the city's LGBT employees and residents in an effort to address inequalities in city employment, healthcare and lobbying efforts.