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Gay Couples' Lawyers Object to Full-Court Hearing in Indiana

NATIONAL | Jul 22
Attorneys for same-sex couples challenging Indiana's gay marriage ban are objecting to the state's request that all 10 members of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals hear the case.

Sacro Cuore Catholic school could lose funding over anti-gay discrimination

Italian Catholic School Fires Lesbian Teacher to 'Protect Ethics'

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 22
After the headmistress of a Catholic school in Italy allegedly fired a teacher for being lesbian, the school now faces the threat of losing funding for the action.

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Fla. GOP Rep Backs Gay Marriage Despite Personal Support for 'Traditional' Marriage

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 22
Rep. David Jolly (R-FL) announced his support for same-sex marriage on Monday even though he is Christian and believes in "traditional" marriage.

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GLAAD Slams Hollywood for Poor Portrayal of LGBT Community

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 22
GLAAD is criticizing Hollywood's portrayal of the LGBT community in a new report this week, saying filmmakers are failing to represent gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals.

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Mich. Dad Who Beat Daughter to Death to 'Turn Her Gay' Sentenced

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 22
A Michigan man who told police he beat his two-year-old daughter to death in 2011 in an attempt to turn her gay so she would avoid men was sentenced to 40-years in prison with a non-parole period of 18-years and nine months Monday.

Rebecca Brinkman, left, and Margaret Burd, plaintiffs in Colorado's marriage case.

Colorado's Gay Marriage Ban Heads to Federal Court

NATIONAL | Jul 22
A Denver federal judge is set to hear arguments Tuesday from six gay couples seeking to overturn Colorado's same-sex marriage ban.

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HIV Pills Show More Promise to Prevent Infection

AIDS | Jul 22
There is more good news about HIV treatment pills used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus.

Judge Won't Lift Fla. Keys Gay Marriage Stay

NATIONAL | By Curt Anderson | Jul 22
A Florida Keys judge who last week ruled the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional refused Monday to allow gay couples to begin marrying in Monroe County, citing a pending appeal by the state attorney general.

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Ind. Woman Says She was Booted From Waterpark Over Sexuality, Swimwear

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 21
A woman from Indiana claims she was kicked out of a Michigan waterpark on July 9 because she is a lesbian and because she was wearing men's swimming trunks.

ACLU Objects to Full Court Hearing Wis. Gay Marriage Case

NATIONAL | Jul 21
Gay couples challenging Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriages are objecting to the state's request that the full 7th Circuit Court of Appeals hear arguments in the case.