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ACLU: Kansas Court Hearing on Gay Marriage is Off

NATIONAL | Friday Oct 24, 2014
An American Civil Liberties Union attorney says a federal judge in Kansas has canceled a hearing scheduled Friday in the group's lawsuit challenging the state's ban on gay marriage.

With Gay Marriage Comes Question: I Do or I Don't

NATIONAL | By John Rogers | Oct 24
When gay marriage became legal in Pennsylvania earlier this year, Elissa Goldberg was ready to say "I do." Her longtime partner's reaction, however, was "I'm not so sure."

Honey Boo Boo's Mother Dating Convicted Child Molester?

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 23
Alana "Honey Boo Boo"'s mother, June Shannon, affectionately known as Mama June, is reportedly dating a man who was recently released from prison after serving time for molesting one of June's family members.

GOP Congressman: No Gays in Military; They'll Want Massages

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 23
A Republican congressman from Texas is making headlines this week after saying during a conservative radio show Wednesday that gay men shouldn't serve in the military because they'll want massages, which leaves them open to terrorism.

Court Will Expedite Arkansas Gay Marriage Case

NATIONAL | Oct 23
Arkansas' highest court has agreed to move quickly on a case challenging the state's gay marriage ban.

White House Fence Jumper Charged With Assault

NATIONAL | By Darlene Superville | Oct 23
The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night has been charged with felonies for assaulting two police dogs and making threats, the Secret Service said Thursday.

3 States Deny Gay Unions Despite Appellate Rulings

NATIONAL | By Mark Sherman | Oct 23
Officials in the three states are refusing to allow same-sex couples to obtain marriage licenses without a court order directing them to do so.

Appeal Sought in Puerto Rico Gay Marriage Case

NATIONAL | By Danica Coto | Oct 23
A federal court judge has rejected an attempt to end a ban on same-sex marriages in Puerto Rico, saying political order itself depends on traditional marriage and deriding the logic of courts that have overturned such bans.

Most Men Find HIV 'Insignificant' In Their Lives

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Oct 23
The Kaiser Family Foundation's new study shows that most gay men are not concerned about HIV/AIDS, and 30 percent have never been tested.

Transgender, Gay Inmates Sue Over Jail Rights

NATIONAL | By Gillian Flaccus | Oct 22
Gay, bisexual and transgender inmates filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against San Bernardino County and its sheriff, alleging they are kept in a segregated unit that doesn't give them equal access to rehabilitation services.

Veteran gets OK to be Buried With Gay Partner

NATIONAL | Oct 22
A U.S. Navy Veteran has received permission to be buried with the ashes of her late wife in a southwest Idaho veterans cemetery following the legalization of gay marriage in the state.