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Ethics Complaint Filed Against Texas AG Over Stance on Marriage Licenses

The state's first openly gay legislator filed the complaint with the State Bar of Texas, saying Attorney General Ken Paxton is encouraging county clerks to defy the law by denying marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

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Marriage Equality Supporter Featured in Mormon Anti-Marriage Equality Post

Sylvia Cabus, a pro-equality Mormon, felt compelled to speak out after her family's picture was used.

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Mormon Church Makes First Donation to LGBT Group

Its financial contribution to a Salt Lake City program for homeless LGBT youth is believed to be its first ever to an LGBT organization.

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7 Things List: July 3, 2015

Our entertainment and events highlights this week include the life of Amy Winehouse, Demi Lovato's swim in same-sex waters, and geekdom's high holy event: Comic-Con International.

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Mom of Trans Teen Pushes for Resources That Could Have Saved Her Son

A family friend who helped the Prescotts through their darkest hour with the death of 14-year-old Kyler has started a new family advocacy organization.

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Op-ed: Church Burnings and Southern Resistance — Is It 1963 Again?

This lesbian minister laments how disconnected the equality efforts for different groups — for blacks, women, and gays — currently feels.

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Remembering Jess Shipps

Friends remember U.S. Air Force veteran Jess Shipps, best known to friends as 'Jessie' the 'Lumberchick.'

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Ted Cruz and the Fallout for Fire Island

The fallout from the Ted Cruz dinner, hosted by a pair of gay real estate magnates, washes onshore at the Fire Island Pines.

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PHOTOS: Best of Pride

In our photos from June, these are people from all over the country who made Pride count.

Kentucky County Clerk Sued Over Denial of Marriage Licenses

Two same-sex and two opposite-sex couples filed the suit Thursday against Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, who had ceased issuing marriage licenses. Meanwhile, a Tennessee county sees an exodus of officials opposed to marriage equality.

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Oregon Teacher of the Year Gets Settlement in Antigay Harassment Case

The first openly gay person to be named the state's Teacher of the Year said he was harassed by supervisors and colleagues.

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Mozambique Decriminalizes Same-Sex Relationships

The African country overturned a 19th-century law forbidding 'vices against nature.'

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Navy, Marines Take Step Toward Open Trans Service

Effective immediately, decisions about discharging transgender Marines and members of the Navy must be approved by Pentagon officials.

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Episcopal Church to Allow Same-Sex Marriages

While some Episcopal churches had blessed same-sex unions, this move makes the full marriage rite available to same-sex couples throughout the denomination.

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Yet Another Court Tells Bobby Jindal to Issue Marriage Licenses

The state of Louisiana was among the last holdouts on recognizing the Supreme Court's ruling.

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Why Does Vogue Think Bisexuality Is a Phase?

In a profile of bisexual model Cara Delevingne, a Vogue writer suggests she should just 'trust a man.'

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Moroccan Mob Brutally Beats Alleged Trans Woman as Bystanders Watch

The victim, who has not been publicly identified, may nonetheless face jail time for homosexuality, which is illegal in Morocco.

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Coming Out of the Closet in Front of the Cast of Mamma Mia

Teachers, management, and even his friends coached Raymond avoid seeming too gay. But Judith Light (Angela from Who's the Boss) had different advice.

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WATCH: Rachel Maddow Smacks Down States Resisting Marriage Equality

Rachel Maddow breaks down the state of equality for the leaders and county clerks in southern states still resisting the inevitable.

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WATCH: The Surprising Way GOP Candidates Define 'Discrimination'

Republican presidential candidates draw a line between racism (which is bad) and homophobia (which is perhaps just fine).

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