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BREAKING: Federal Judge Strikes Down Colo. Marriage BanWhile the ruling found that Colorado's constitutional amendment prohibiting marriage equality violates the U.S. Constitution, the decision came with a stay until August 25. read more
The Advocate Wins Two NLGJA Journalism AwardsThe Advocate's Sunnivie Brydum and Michelle Garcia were announced as among the winners of this year's Excellence in Journalism Awards. read more
Same-Sex Couples in Australia, Denmark See Gains, Limits In Adoption RightsThis week saw incremental wins for same-sex couples hoping to adopt in Australia and Denmark "Ē but will the progress be two steps forward, one step back? read more
Top Indian Athlete Banned From Competing Over 'Failed' 'Gender Test'Questions swirl after sprinter Duttee Chand was required to take a career-halting hormone test. Will she be allowed to run again? read more
Petition Urges Obama: Disinvite Uganda's Antigay PresidentLGBT ally Milton Allimadi's Change.org petition calls on the U.S. president to exclude Museveni for homophobic remarks, alleged war crimes, and signing Uganda's draconian antigay law. read more
WATCH: Keith Olbermann Eviscerates Tony Dungy for Michael Sam RemarksKeith Olbermann pointed out the hypocrisy of the former NFL's coach recent antigay comments on the drafting of Michael Sam. read more
Judge strikes down gay marriage ban, stays rulingJudge Raymond P. Moore's ruling was in response to a lawsuit filed July 1 by six gay couples who asked the court for an injunction ordering that the state's ban no longer be enforced.
Appeals court asked to unblock Florida gay marriageAttorneys for a Florida Keys gay couple turned Wednesday to a state appeals court to lift a judge's order blocking them from getting married.
Anti-Gay Pastor: Don't Hate Me But Gays Are Possessed By Smelly DemonsPastor Bert Farias, founder of Holy Fire Ministries, is raising hell this week by way of an article on Christian news site Charisma News Tuesday, where he asked gay people not to "get upset with me" for telling them "the raw, naked truth about homosexuality," saying being gay is a choice and gay people are possessed by "putrid smelling" demons that ... (more)
Teen Pleads In Assault Of Gay Man In DetroitA 16-year-old boy has pleaded no contest to assault for his part in an attack on a young gay man during a gay pride celebration in Detroit.
Anti-gay laws can fuel spread of HIV, research findsStigma and discrimination have always played a major role in the global AIDS epidemic, but they are getting renewed attention this year at the ongoing International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia.
Attorney Seeks Ruling in ND Gay Marriage CaseThe Minneapolis attorney representing the seven same-sex couples challenging North Dakota's gay marriage ban is asking a judge to bypass a trial and issue a ruling.