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Texas Gay Marriage Ban Challenged In Court

Two gay couples challenging the state’s ban on same-sex marriage will take their case to court on Wednesday in the wake of recent legal victories in two other conservative states.

02/12/2014

A same-sex couple stands in line to receive their marriage license before getting married in San Francisco. (credit: Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

New Federal Government Policy Impacts Gay Couples

Attorney General Eric Holder’s announcement that the federal government is expanding its recognition of same sex couples received applause and cheers in some circles.

02/10/2014

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Poll: Michael Sam’s NFL Draft Chances

Missouri football star Michael Sam has announced that he is gay. Do you think that this will negatively affect his chances in the NFL Draft? Share your thoughts with us!

02/10/2014

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Boy Scouts Starts Allowing Gay Members

The Boy Scouts of America are breaking from a century-old rule. Over the summer, the organization voted to allow openly gay scouts. That rule change takes effect with the new year.

01/01/2014

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Boy Scouts New Policy To Accept Gays Starts Jan. 1

Come Wednesday a new policy allowing gay Boy Scouts goes into effect. The Irving-based Boy Scouts of America voted this year to allow gay scouts, but not gay leaders.

12/31/2013

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City Of Dallas Mulls Same-Sex Marriage Questions

City staff clearly thinks same-sex marriage is coming in spite of a state constitutional amendment prohibiting it. Still, it was discussed as if it is the wave of the future before the Budget, Finance and Audit Committee..

12/02/2013

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Committee To Discuss Gay Rights At Dallas’ City Hall

Six months after the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, gay rights and same-sex marriages in Dallas are back on Monday’s agenda.

12/01/2013

A same-sex couple stands in line to receive their marriage license before getting married in San Francisco. (credit: Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

Couples Challenge Texas Gay Marriage Ban

Two same-sex couples are challenging the constitutional ban on gay marriage across Texas in a San Antonio federal court. A judge could hear arguments as early as January.

11/27/2013

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Fort Worth Gay Student Club Fights Bullying

Educators at Daggett Middle School in Fort Worth have formed an alliance between gay and straight students in response to the bullying that can be found on school campuses.

11/12/2013

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Texas Supreme Court Tackles Same-Sex Divorce

The Texas Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on whether or not the state can grant divorces to same-sex couples who were married in other states.

11/05/2013

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Elder Bush Attends Same-Sex Wedding In Maine

Former President George H.W. Bush has served as an official witness at the same-sex wedding of two longtime friends in Maine.

09/26/2013

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San Antonio Adopts Gay Rights Measure

San Antonio leaders approved anti-bias protections for gay and transgender residents, over the disapproval of top Texas Republicans and religious conservatives.

09/06/2013

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