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  • NC gov. vetoes bill on religious objection to gay marriage - Kansas City Star May 29, 2015
    NC gov. vetoes bill on religious objection to gay marriageKansas City StarNorth Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has vetoed a religious exemption bill that would allow some court officials to avoid gay marriage duties. The Republican governor announced his decision Thursday — hours after lawmakers gave their final approval to the ...and more »
  • This Map Shows How Far There Is To Go In LGBT Rights -- Even After Marriage ... - Huffington Post May 28, 2015
    This Map Shows How Far There Is To Go In LGBT Rights -- Even After Marriage ...Huffington PostA record 60 percent of Americans now favor same-sex marriage rights, according to a new Gallup poll, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocates await the U.S. Supreme Court's forthcoming ruling on marriage equality with bated […]
  • Science magazine retracts study on voters' gay-rights views - Kansas City Star May 28, 2015
    Science magazine retracts study on voters' gay-rights viewsKansas City StarScience magazine has formally retracted an article about a study gauging the ability of openly gay canvassers to shift voters' views toward support for same-sex marriage. One of the authors of the article, Columbia University political science ...and more »
  • Northern Ireland bakery owners to appeal 'gay cake' verdict - Kansas City Star May 28, 2015
    Northern Ireland bakery owners to appeal 'gay cake' verdictKansas City StarThe owners of a Northern Ireland bakery that refused to bake a cake supporting gay marriage said Thursday they would appeal their conviction for discrimination. The Christian owners of Ashers Baking Company were convicted last week after refusing an ...and more »
  • Divisive anti-gay marriage bill falls in Texas Legislature - Kansas City Star May 28, 2015
    Divisive anti-gay marriage bill falls in Texas LegislatureKansas City StarDivisive efforts by Texas Republicans to defy the U.S. Supreme Court if same-sex marriage is legalized ended Wednesday night with conservative finger-pointing and opponents feeling relieved. The first session under Republican Gov. Greg Abbott will end ...and more »

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  • 'The Bachelorette' -- Brokeback Bachelors Are NOT GAY - TMZ.com May 29, 2015
    TMZ.com'The Bachelorette' -- Brokeback Bachelors Are NOT GAYTMZ.comThe Bachelorette's big gay event -- the so-called "Brokeback Bachelor" moment where 2 of the guys fall in love with each other -- is missing something ... 2 gay guys. TMZ has learned both guys -- Clint and JJ -- are both straight as arrows. Multiple ...The Bachelorette […]
  • How Ireland's gay marriage vote exposes the catch-22 of modern Christianity - The Week Magazine May 29, 2015
    The Week MagazineHow Ireland's gay marriage vote exposes the catch-22 of modern ChristianityThe Week MagazineIf someone in 1995 had told me that in 20 years over 60 percent of the Irish electorate would vote to approve same-sex marriage, I'd have called this person a madman. Hell, two decades ago I'd have scoffed at predictions about […]

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  • Ice Cream Social serves up sugary introductions: Pride Alliance and LGBTQIA Programs & Services hold 9th annual event to raise awareness for LGBT programs September 8, 2014
    Pride Alliance and LGBTQIA Programs & Services co-sponsored the 9th annual Welcome Week Ice Cream Social on Aug. 28 in the University Walkway. Kona Ice served tropical flavored shaved ice to interested students from a company truck parked in the walkway. Pride Alliance, the University’s LGBT student organization, hosts the Ice Cream Social with LGBTQIA […]
    Tory Foulk
  • From airlines to airwaves May 6, 2014
    Thomas Edmondson strolls into his classic truck club meetings in what many would designate a macho atmosphere. Most of the members know him, but at first glance the newly minted members see his salt-and-pepper colored hair, conservative glasses, and confident smile leading them to assume he’s just like them until he introduces his fiancé Lynn. […]
    Eppie O'Neal