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  • Aftershocks of Utah's same-sex marriage decision felt in Kentucky

    Aftershocks of Utah's same-sex marriage decision felt in Kentucky
    This week Kentucky was on the brink of recognizing same-sex marriages performed in other states as legal. That is, right up until Wednesday, when the same federal judge who thunderously struck down the state's ban in February decided to put a...
  • Don't protest Fred Phelps' funeral, Kansas LGBT group says

    Don't protest Fred Phelps' funeral, Kansas LGBT group says
    Fred Phelps, who was perhaps the United States' most provocative anti-gay activist, died this week, but there was no celebrating on the other side of the phone when the Los Angeles Times reached one of Kansas' top LGBT advocates on Thursday. Thomas...
  • St. Patrick's Day steps off in controversy over gays in New York, Boston

    Guinness, the stout that makes the Irish, well, stout, withdrew its support of the New York St. Patrick’s Day parade, making the score two mayors and three beer-makers who refuse to participate in the annual rite because gays were barred from...
  • Citing exclusion of gays, Boston mayor skips St. Patrick's Day parade

    Citing exclusion of gays, Boston mayor skips St. Patrick's Day parade
    Things don't get much more Boston than the St. Patrick's Day parade that goes through south Boston every year. But citing an exclusion of gay participants, the city's mayor decided not to join one of the famously Irish city's most famously Irish...
  • At low point for state GOP, gubernatorial rivals make their pitches

    At low point for state GOP, gubernatorial rivals make their pitches
    BURLINGAME, Calif. — The two leading candidates to challenge Gov. Jerry Brown's reelection bid put their clashing brands of conservatism on display Saturday at a state Republican convention where party loyalists conceded their election prospects...
  • When American Christian evangelicals export hate not love

    When American Christian evangelicals export hate not love
    Eventually, the idea that it’s OK to be against gay marriage because of your religious beliefs is going to seem as silly as opposing interracial marriage because you weren’t raised that way. Eventually gay marriage will be as normal as...
  • Tennessee judge: Gay marriage bans will be 'footnote' in history

    Tennessee judge: Gay marriage bans will be 'footnote' in history
    Tennessee has to recognize the same-sex marriages of three couples despite a state constitutional amendment that defines marriage as between a man and woman, a federal judge ruled in a lawsuit Friday. While emphasizing that her preliminary injunction...
  • Gay rights groups press Obama for anti-discrimination order

    Gay rights groups press Obama for anti-discrimination order
    WASHINGTON — President Obama worked successfully to end discrimination against gays in the military and moved swiftly to implement a Supreme Court ruling protecting married gay couples from federal discrimination. But gay rights advocates are...
  • Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer declines to seek reelection

    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer declines to seek reelection
    TUCSON — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer announced Wednesday she would not seek a third term, forgoing a campaign that would have required her to challenge the state's term limits measure. The Republican had left open the option of running this year,...
  • Millennials rising

    Millennials rising
    The young are different from you and me — unless, of course, you happen to be one of them. If you're older than 34, I'm sorry to break it to you, but you're no longer the wave of the future. That distinction belongs to those born between 1980...
  • For the record

    Oregon and gay marriage: In the March 2 Section A, an article about the debate over same-sex marriage in Oregon gave Portland Archbishop Alexander K. Sample's first name as Andrew. Anthony Bay profile: In the March 2 Business section, a How I Made It...