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Blessed in the Midwest: Chicago and Minneapolis Roll out the Red Carpet for Gay Marriage

By Jill Gleeson | Feb 26
Even in the traditionally conservative Midwest, several glittering, forward-thinking cities are embracing gay weddings with open arms. Chicago and Minneapolis are two of our favorites.

Chef Art Smith Hosts Mass Gay Wedding on Miami Beach

FAMILY | By Kelli Kennedy | Feb 22
With a mix of elegance and irreverence, only celebrity chef Art Smith could round up his famous chef buddies, a sea of white orchids and a drag queen DJ to pull off a wedding ceremony Saturday for more than two dozen same-sex couples on Miami Beach.

'OITNB' Star Lea DeLaria Gets Engaged

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 6
Sorry, ladies! "Orange Is the New Black" star Lea DeLaria has taken time from her busy performances at Lincoln Center's American Songbook series to announce that she and her longtime partner are getting hitched.

Death Threats for Lesbian Lawmaker Who Threatens to Expose Affairs

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 30
An openly lesbian legislator has been receiving death threats in the past few days, after she threatened to expose the extramarital affairs of her colleagues who opposed gay marriage.

Ken Urban Reconciles Contradictions in 'A Future Perfect'

THEATRE | By Michael Cox | Jan 23
Ken Urban's latest play "A Future Perfect" is having its premiere production at the Speakeasy Stage Company. It promises to toe the line between two opposing forces: The spirit of an indy-rocker and the expectations of the "new normal."

Marriage OK, But No Kissing! Say Straights to Gays

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 21
A new study led by an Indiana University researcher has found that although straights support legal rights for same-sex couples, they still don't want to have it flaunted in their faces.

Russian Legal Loophole Allows Country's First Gay Marriage

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 10
A lesbian couple in Russia found a way to legally tie the knot in the rabidly anti-gay country on August 6, and the country's officials are foaming at the mouth over it.

Gay Rights Advocates Look to Next Steps in Wyoming

NATIONAL | By Bob Moen | Oct 26
Fresh off their victory to legalize same-sex marriages in Wyoming, advocates for gay rights are turning their attention to other state laws they say need to be changed.

Utah Supreme Court Gives OK to Same-Sex Adoptions

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 24
Four Utah couples are surely rejoicing today, as yesterday, the Utah Supreme Court lifted the stay against four pending adoptions of children by their same-sex parents.

Berlusconi: Let's Legalize Gay Civil Unions

INTERNATIONAL | Oct 23
Silvio Berlusconi is pushing for the legalization of civil unions between gays in Italy, but not same-sex marriage.

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