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Commission Charts Path for Open Transgender Military Service

NATIONAL | By Justin Snow | Monday Sep 1, 2014
A new report finds the Pentagon could immediately open the armed services to transgender Americans.

Former Missouri player Michael Sam, left, waves to fans

Sam Clears Waivers, Meets with Fisher

SPORTS | By R. B. Fallstrom | Aug 31
Michael Sam wasn't a good fit for the St. Louis Rams, but coach Jeff Fisher said there were no regrets, and no issues with him being the gay.

Kayla Gilchrist Jones, who spent four years working as a sex worker, said the police were aggressive and dismissive when she became the victim of sexual violence

Transgender Women's Killings Test Police Outreach

CRIME | By Juliet Linderman | Aug 30
Several unsolved killings of transgender women in Baltimore have cast fresh light on tensions between the LGBT community and police.

Ban on Opposite Sex Polygamy in Utah Ruled Unconstitutional: Same-Sex Monogamy Remains On Hold

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Aug 28
It's official, polygamy is now legal in Utah, however if you'd like to have more than one same-sex spouse, you'll have to wait for a United States Supreme Court Ruling.

Bill McCamley

Homeschooling Group Enlists Toddlers to Fight Pro-Gay Candidate

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Aug 28
A homeschooling group in New Mexico that is seeking to unseat a State Representative instrumental in passing marriage equality in the state is enlisting the help of homeschoolers "who can walk" to campaign for a right-wing agenda.

Sharon Baldwin (l) and Mary Bishop (r), plaintiffs

Okla. Couple Asks SCOTUS to Hear Same-Sex Marriage Case

NATIONAL | Aug 28
Attorneys for a same-sex Tulsa couple seeking the right to marry in Oklahoma have filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court asking the court to take up their case.

NOM's Brian Brown

Case Dismissed: NOM Can't Defend Oregon Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | Aug 28
A federal appeals court has dismissed the National Organization for Marriage's effort to appeal an Oregon court ruling that allows same sex marriage.

Georgia City Moves Ahead on Benefits for Same-Sex Couples

NATIONAL | Aug 28
A city committee in Marietta has approved a plan aimed at extending retirement benefits to same-sex couples.

Fla. Supreme Court Asked to Rule on Gay Marriage

NATIONAL | By Gary Fineout | Aug 27
Florida's highest court is being asked to rule on whether the state's ban on gay marriage is constitutional.

Girl Accidentally Kills Gun Instructor with Uzi

NATIONAL | Aug 27
A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said.

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory

Gov. McCrory Asked Not to Defend NC Gay Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | Aug 27
Same-sex couples and their families who want Gov. Pat McCrory to keep out of pending litigation challenging North Carolina's gay marriage ban are bringing names of their allies to his offices.