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National Quick Guide To Supreme Court Arguments

When the Supreme Court of the United States hears arguments Tuesday about marriage for same-sex couples, there is much more on the line than whether states can ban the licensing and recognition of marriage for same-sex couples. The court could also decide what level of judicial scrutiny must be applied to laws that seek to disadvantage LGBT people. READ MORE.

Guam First U.S. Territory To Allow Gay Marriage

Guam's attorney general April 15 directed officials to immediately begin processing same-sex marriage applications, putting the island on course to be the first U.S. territory to allow gay marriage. READ MORE.

The 2016 Presidential Campaign Shapes Up As Exciting One For LGBT People

The 2016 presidential campaign is shaping up to be a particularly exciting and meaningful one for LGBT people. Here are just a few reasons why... READ MORE.

Executive Order Protecting LGBT In Workplace Now In Effect

President Obama's Executive Order, signed July 21, 2014, on LGBT Workplace Discrimination went into effect April 8. READ MORE.

Indiana Success Emboldens Gay Rights Advocates In U.S.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Gay rights advocates are hoping to parlay the momentum from their big legislative victories in Indiana and Arkansas this week into further expanding legal protections for gays and lesbians in states around the U.S. READ MORE.

Reuters Poll Shows RFRA Holds Minority Support

A new poll conducted by Reuters between April 6 and 8 has found that 52 percent of the American population supports allowing same-sex couples to marry. READ MORE.

Support For Same-Sex Marriage Rising In 50 States, Study Finds

Public support for same-sex marriage has increased in all 50 states since 2004, especially in states that have legalized same-sex marriage, according to a report released April 14 by researchers at the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law and Drexel University. READ MORE.

Candlewick Relaunches LGBT-Inclusive Modern Classic

MASSACHUSETTS - Twenty-five years ago, 50 publishers received a copy of "Heather Has Two Mommies," a picture book by Leslea Newman. The book walked through a 5-year-old's first day of kindergarden, but publishers didn't jump on the chance to place Heather in the hands of American households. READ MORE.

Depressive Symptoms Tied to LGB Identities In Early Adulthood

WASHINGTON D.C. -- People whose same-sex attraction surfaced in early adulthood reported more symptoms of depression in a nationwide survey than those whose sexual orientations did not change or changed in the opposite direction, according to a new study by a University of Illinois at Chicago sociologist. READ MORE.

Special Section: World AIDS Day
Study Finds Significant Racial Disparities For HIV Infection Among Black And White MSM

A study published in the journal The Lancet HIV reports that there is a significant disparity in HIV prevalence between black and white men who have sex with men. The study was published on Nov. 18 and found a startling 32 percent prevalence rate for black men who have sex with men, compared with only eight percent for white men who have sex with men.

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