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Ginsburg: Watch 6th Circuit on Gay Marriage

NATIONAL | By Brian Bakst | Wednesday Sep 17, 2014
People seeking clues about how soon the Supreme Court might weigh in on states' gay marriage bans should pay close attention to the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told a Minnesota audience Tuesday.

National Gay Rights Group Forms Nebraska Chapter

NATIONAL | Sep 16
A national civil rights group says it's increasing its advocacy efforts for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Nebraska.

Transgender Teenager in Confinement Case Escapes

NATIONAL | Sep 16
A transgender girl whose imprisonment without criminal charges raised an outcry among her advocates has escaped from custody in Connecticut.

John Travolta

Travolta Comments on Gay Rumors Amid Lawsuit

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 16
John Travolta is speaking out about longtime rumors that claim he is gay amid a pending lawsuit filed against him by a former alleged lover.

In this March 10, 2014 file photo, Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips decorates a cake inside his store, in Lakewood, Colo. Colorado's Civil Rights Commission upheld a judge's ruling that Phillips cannot refuse to make wedding cakes for same-sex couples, despite Phillips' cited religious opposition to same sex marriage. The panel says doing so violates state laws prohibiting businesses from discriminating against gay people.

The Homophobia-Christianity Complex

NATIONAL | By Steve Weinstein | Sep 16
How by invoking "Religious Freedom" a baker can have his 'intolerance c'ake and eat it too

'Show Up in Drag' Protest at Facebook HQ Postponed

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Sep 16
The most colorful protest ever to hit northern California in years has been called off...for now.

Fire as it approaches the shore of Bass Lake, Calif.

Racing Wildfire Engulfs Homes in California Town

NATIONAL | By Jeff Barnard | Sep 16
This scenic town of nearly 3,000 near the base of Mount Shasta in the Cascade Mountains was under siege from a 350-acre blaze.

Web Filter Lifts Block on Gay Sites

NATIONAL | By Martha Mendoza | Sep 16
A popular online safe-search filter is ending its practice of blocking links to mainstream gay and lesbian advocacy groups for users hoping to avoid obscene sites.

Stay Issued in Indiana Gay Marriage Ban Case

NATIONAL | Sep 15
Same-sex couples hoping to get married in Indiana will have to wait until the U.S. Supreme Court addresses the question of whether gay marriage bans are constitutional.

Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg Writes, Deletes Anti-Gay Instagram Comment

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 15
Snoop Dogg reportedly posted a screen cap of an Instagram user's account to his own account app early Monday morning, adding an anti-gay comment, which he also posted to his Twitter. He has since deleted the posts.

Arkansas AG Asks Court to Uphold Gay Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | Sep 15
The attorney general's office is asking the Arkansas Supreme Court to uphold the state's gay marriage ban, arguing a county judge was wrong to say it violated the state and U.S. constitutions.