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June 17, 2019 - 1:16 pm
By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court decided Monday against a high-stakes, election-year case about the competing rights of gay and lesbian couples and merchants who refuse to provide services for same-sex weddings. The justices handed bakers in the Portland, Oregon...
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February 19, 2019 - 1:11 pm
By DON BABWIN , Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police are investigating a tip that on the night "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett reported being attacked by two masked men he was in an elevator of his apartment building with two brothers later arrested and released from custody in the probe...
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October 22, 2018 - 2:05 pm
By DAVID CRARY and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — LGBT leaders across the U.S. reacted with fury Monday to a report that the Trump administration is considering adoption of a new definition of gender that would effectively deny federal recognition and civil rights...
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September 19, 2018 - 3:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The producers of "Sesame Street" want you to know that Bert and Ernie are not, in fact, gay. Sesame Workshop tweeted Tuesday the characters have many human traits but "remain puppets, and do not have a sexual orientation." The workshop did not answer questions about why some puppets...
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May 31, 2018 - 3:41 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - A farmer wants the courts to step in after he was barred from a Michigan farmers market because he doesn't allow gay couples to marry at his apple orchard. The Lansing State Journal reports that a conservative Christian nonprofit is representing farmer Steve Tennes...
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May 21, 2018 - 10:50 am
By NICOLE WINFIELD , Associated Press VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis' reported comments to a gay man that "God made you like this" have been embraced by the LGBT community as another sign of Francis' desire to make gay people feel welcomed and loved in the Catholic Church. Juan Carlos Cruz, the...
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