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U.S. to Recognize Same-Sex Marriages in 7 New States

The federal government is recognizing same-sex marriages in seven more states.

10/17/2014

File photo of two women exchanging rings during a wedding ceremony. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Gov. McAuliffe Officiates at Lesbian Wedding

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has become the first Virginia governor to preside over a same-sex wedding ceremony.

10/11/2014

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Gay Rights Movie Postponed at Catholic University

A Catholic University student group postponed a screening of a movie about gay rights pioneer Harvey Milk after school officials raised questions about a flier linking the event to LGBT awareness month.

10/03/2014

The end of the 18 year-old "Don't Ask Don't Tell" law took effect on Sept. 20, 2011, allowing gays to openly serve in the armed forces.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Almost Equal: U.S. Military Three Years After ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

Three years after the U.S. military did away with its “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy and began allowing gay and lesbian military people to serve openly, WNEW looks into how well that integration is going.

09/22/2014

A same-sex marriage supporter waves a rainbow flag in front of the US Supreme Court. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: 42% Of Americans Believe People Are Born Gay

A new Gallup poll has found that 42 percent of Americans believe that people are born gay.

06/01/2014

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Obama Congratulates First Openly Gay NFL Draftee

President Barack Obama sends his congratulations to Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.

05/11/2014

Hong Kong billionaire at a 50th anniversary party in October, 2013. (Getty Images)

Hong Kong Lesbian Appeals To Tycoon Dad Over Dowry Offer

Gigi Chao is asking her father to accept her for who she is.

01/29/2014

Denouncing Russia's actions in Crimea as nothing more than a "land grab," Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that the U.S. and Europe will impose further sanctions as Moscow seeks to annex the Ukrainian territory. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden Cancels LGBT Event Speech Amid Shutdown

Vice President Joe Biden is canceling a speech to an influential gay rights group because of the government shutdown.

10/03/2013

File photo of Chief Justice John Roberts. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Roberts’ Gay Cousin To Attend Prop 8 Argument

A woman from California says she and her lesbian partner will attend the gay marriage argument at the Supreme Court, courtesy of her cousin, Chief Justice John Roberts.

03/25/2013

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Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

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