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Transgender Teen's Death Stirs Action in US and Beyond

By Dan Sewell | Jan 25
Although many details about her life and tragic end are still unclear, the transgender Ohio 17-year-old became, within days of her death Dec. 28, the new face of a growing movement of people hungering for acceptance.

California Bars Judges From Boy Scout Membership

By Olga R. Rodriguez | Jan 24
California's Supreme Court voted Friday to prohibit state judges from belonging to the Boy Scouts on grounds that the group discriminates against gays.

GOP's Christie Brings New Jersey Candor to Iowa Evangelicals

By Thomas Beaumont and Catherine Lucey | Jan 24
Christie will venture into new Iowa territory on Saturday, speaking to an audience full of the kinds of strict social conservatives who have held sway in the state's leadoff presidential caucuses for a generation.

Alabama Seeks to Stay Order Overturning Gay Marriage Ban

By Kim Chandler | Jan 24
The Alabama attorney general is asking a federal judge to stay a ruling that overturned Alabama's ban on gay marriage, as advocates cheer what once seemed an improbable victory in the deeply conservative state.

CA Hall of Fame Honor Sought for Gay Icon

By Matthew S. Bajko | Jan 24
Friends and admirers of Jose Julio Sarria, a gay man and drag queen who left a lasting impact on politics and the LGBT community, are seeking to have him inducted into the California Hall of Fame.

Federal Judge Strikes Down Gay-Marriage Ban In Alabama

By Kim Chandler | Jan 23
A federal judge has struck down Alabama laws banning gay marriage.

More Than Half of States Fail to Protect Women's Reproductive Rights

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 23
NARAL Pro-Choice America found that despite more pro-choice attitudes, most states were failing to protect women's rights.

Nebraska Bills Would Bar Gay, Lesbian Discrimination

By Anna Gronewold | Jan 23
Nebraska lawmakers introduced three bills Wednesday that would ban discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents, but even supporters noted they face a tough fight in gaining approval for the proposals.

Oscar Fever Has Fans Scrambling to Watch, Watch, Watch

By Leanne Italie | Jan 23
There's a fever spreading across the land. It's Oscar fever, with a reasonably short incubation period but symptoms that turn otherwise rational film buffs into bingeing maniacs. In a good way!

Deal of the Century: Fire Island Pines Commercial Properties Go for $10.1 M

By EDGE | Jan 23
Going, going, gone! The majority of Fire Island Pines' business district has a new owner - well, two of them.

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