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Archive for August, 2011
The number of same-sex couples sharing a home in Nevada nearly doubled from 2000 to 2010, revealing a budding constituency in a state where voters have banned gay marriage, but embraced domestic partnerships.
Czech President Vaclav Klaus has defended his deputy chancellor who criticized the mayor of Prague for supporting a gay pride parade in the capital.
A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling striking down a Wisconsin law banning publicly-funded hormone therapy for transgender inmates, saying denying the treatment amounted to torture.
A Missouri consortium that provides Internet access and filtering software to 100 school districts in the state says it will no longer filter nonsexual content aimed at lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender communities.
A federal appeals case pending in California could determine if trial lawyers should be barred from dismissing potential jurors because they are gay.
A teacher testified that a gay student at a Southern California junior high school paraded around in makeup and high heels in front of a classmate who is accused of killing him the next day.
Embracing a policy of “Do Tell,” the Dutch military joined Amsterdam’s annual Gay Pride parade for the first time, with uniformed men and women saluting the crowds from a boat chugging through a historic city canal.
The American Civil Liberties Union said last week it will ask the Montana Supreme Court to overturn a lower court’s rejection of a lawsuit that sought to extend to gay couples the same legal protections as married couples.
Be Sociable, Share! Tweet The Rev. Jim Rigby, Local Contributor to the Austin American Statesman As a native Texan, I’m used to crazy religion and crazy politics. So the announcement of Gov. Rick Perry’s plans to attend “The Response,” a prayer event set for Saturday at Houston’s Reliant Stadium, was not a surprise. But as [...]