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New Ad Depicts Grieving Widow Turned Away by Funeral Home Because She’s a Lesbian

National
Discrimination against LGBT people continues to be a pervasive issue. A 2016 Center for American Progress survey found that one in four LGBT respondents experienced discrimination because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. ...
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Marriage and Adoption Strides in Italy, France

France and Italy are in the news this week for strides the respective countries have made in regard to same-sex families.
Top News International
France and Italy are in the news this week for strides the respective countries have made in regard to same-sex families. ...
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Lesbian Couple Denied Marriage Ceremony in Bermuda

Lesbian Couple Denied Marriage Ceremony in Bermuda
Top News National
A lesbian couple was aboard a P&O cruise ship registered in Bermuda and were not allowed to get married since the island prohibits same-sex marriage. ...
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Bonauto, Hallward-Driemeier Will Argue Supreme Court Marriage Cases

Top News Politics
Mary L. Bonauto and Doug Hallward-Driemeier will represent the plaintiffs at the cases’ scheduled April 28 arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court. ...
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Veteran Spouses Equal Treatment Act Reintroduced

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A bipartisan group of colleagues reintroduced the Veteran Spouses Equal Treatment Act to ensure all military families have equal access to benefits. ...
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Murray, Baldwin, Kind Introduce Social Security and Marriage Equality Act of 2015

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The Social Security and Marriage Equality Act ensures same-sex spouses receive equal treatment under the Social Security Act, regardless of where they live. ...
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U.S. Supreme Court Brief Filed in Ohio Marriage Cases

Obergefell, et al. v. Hodges - Freedom to Marry in Ohio
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“When a couple knits their lives together through marriage, making promises of enduring support and care, they vow to be wed until death - not state lines." ...
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Tennessee Couples Ask SCOTUS to Stop the ‘Checkerboard Nation’

Three couples challenging Tennessee’s marriage ban filed a brief in the Supreme Court of the United States Friday.
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Three couples challenging Tennessee’s marriage ban filed a brief in the Supreme Court of the United States Friday. ...
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Barbra Streisand’s 31st Album Certified Platinum, Breaks Records

Barbra Streisand "Partners" Promo Photo/Facebook
Entertainment
Streisand is the only female to make the All-Time Top 10 Best Selling Artists list, an honor including fellow duet “Partners” Elvis Presley and Billy Joel. ...
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Review of Idaho’s Marriage Equality Ban Denied

Amber Beierle, left, and Rachael Robertson, one of the same-sex couples who sued Idaho for the right to marry. AP Photo
Top News National
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denied the Governor of Idaho’s request for en banc review of its October 7, 2014 decision striking down Idaho’s ban on marriage equality. ...
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