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National Judge: Gay Couples Across Alabama Have Right To Marry

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A federal judge on Thursday ruled that gays and lesbians have the right to marry in all Alabama counties, but placed her decision on hold until the U.S Supreme Court weighs in on same-sex marriage this summer. READ MORE.

Blanchett, Mara On Crafting The Lesbian Romance Of 'Carol'

CANNES, France (AP) - Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara are sitting in a bright room, with the Mediterranean all around, atop the Palais des Festival, the hub of the Cannes Film Festival. As the stars of Todd Haynes' '50s lesbian romance "Carol," they've been at the very center of Cannes both because "Carol" epitomizes the positive female focus of this year's festival and because few films have been more lauded here. READ MORE.

Montreal Alouettes Sign Openly Gay Defensive End Michael Sam

MONTREAL (AP) - Michael Sam has found a pro football job. In Canada. Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL, signed a two-year contract Friday with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football league. READ MORE.

Jindal Issues Order After Religious Objections Bill Rejected

Louisiana lawmakers on Tuesday shelved a divisive religious objections bill pushed by Gov. Bobby Jindal that has thrust the state into the national debate about where religious freedoms end and the rights of same-sex couples begin. But the Republican governor, who is courting Christian conservatives for a likely presidential bid, quickly fought back against the defeat, seeking to enact the bill's provisions without legislative support. READ MORE.

Alabama Minister Arrested Over Gay Wedding Pleads Guilty

A minister who tried to perform a gay wedding in an Alabama courthouse pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct Monday but will avoid serving time in jail. READ MORE.

LGBT Films Broadcast For Pride Month

As part of WORLD Channel's diverse, independent documentary series, "America Reframed," two LGBT films will be aired during Tuesday nights in June. READ MORE.

Girl Scouts To Discuss Transgender Policy

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The leader of the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana says the group will discuss its policy on welcoming transgender children next week following criticism from conservative groups at the national level. READ MORE.

Gay Conversion Therapy Ban Passes Illinois House

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois House has approved a ban on therapy supporters say can change the sexual orientation of young gays. READ MORE.

Nevada Senate OKs Ban On Sexual Conversion Therapy

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - The Nevada Senate has approved a bill that would ban therapies aimed at turning gay young people straight. READ MORE.

Oregon Gov. Signs Bill Banning 'Gay Conversion Therapy'

Oregon is now the third state in the country to ban so-called "gay conversion therapy" after Gov. Kate Brown signed legislation outlawing the practice. READ MORE.

Pence Passes Up Presidential Bid

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has decided not to run for president in 2016, but seeking re-election doesn't clear up questions about his future. READ MORE.

Same-Sex Marriages Boost Total Marriage Numbers in 2014

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A state report shows the legalization of gay marriage last year boosted the number of couples tying the knot to the highest rate Wisconsin has reported since 2007. READ MORE.

Gillibrand Bill Would Prevent Anti-LGBT Adoption Bias

NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is announcing legislation to remove legal barriers to adoption by lesbian, gay and transgender parents. READ MORE.

Kasich Says Possible 2016 Run Won't Dwell On Social Issues

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Republican John Kasich, who is pondering a 2016 presidential run, said Friday he's a man of faith who is reading a book on prayer but doesn't plan to dwell on social issues in a potential White House campaign. READ MORE.

State To Spend $750K In Developing Ad Campaign To Undo Harm

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana is going to pay a New York public relations firm up to $750,000 to come up with a plan to try to rebuild the state's damaged image after widespread criticism over a religious objections law. READ MORE.

DHS Publishes Draft Guidance On Blood Ban For Gay And Bisexual Men

On May 12 the Department of Health and Human Services published draft guidance on their proposal to move from a lifetime blood donation ban for all gay and bisexual men to a one-year deferral period. READ MORE.

Georgia GOP Delegates Back Passage Of Religious Liberty Bill

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia Republican delegates want a state law preventing government infringement on religious beliefs, while opponents say such measures are a shield for discriminating against gay or transgender people. READ MORE.

More Indiana Cities Offer Transgender Health Benefits

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - An initiative by the city of Bloomington has led to municipal employees in more than 30 Indiana cities and towns gaining access to transgender-inclusive health care benefits. READ MORE.

Contentious Louisiana Religious Objections Bill Hearing Held

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