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Attorney Seeks Ruling in ND Gay Marriage Case

NATIONAL | By Kevin Burbach | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
The Minneapolis attorney representing the seven same-sex couples challenging North Dakota's gay marriage ban is asking a judge to bypass a trial and issue a ruling.

Samantha Getman, right, and Victoria Quintana show their marriage license at the Denver Clerk's office.

Federal Judge to Rule on Colorado Gay Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | Jul 23
A federal judge in Denver is expected to rule Wednesday whether Colorado's same-sex marriage ban should be overturned immediately, or if the issue should be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Nathan Lane

Nathan Lane: Straight Actors Can Play Gay Roles

NATIONAL | Jul 23
Gay actors shouldn't have a monopoly on gay roles, award-winning stage and screen actor Nathan Lane said.

MSU Beaumont Tower 1

MSU Gets Anonymous $1 Million Gift for Gay Center

NATIONAL | Jul 22
An anonymous gift of $1 million will expand programs at Michigan State University's Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender Resource Center.

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.

Jared Leto in "Dallas Buyers Club."

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.

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.

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.

Jill Sweeny

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.

Georgia Seeks Same-Sex Marriage Lawsuit Dismissal

NATIONAL | By Kathleen Foody | Jul 21
Georgia's attorney general is asking a judge to dismiss a federal lawsuit filed by a gay rights group challenging the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.