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Gay Rights

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  • Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds registry for same-sex couples

    MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a 2009 law that establishes a registry for same-sex couples, saying it does not violate an amendment to the state's constitution banning gay marriage.
  • Rekha Basu: When free speech collides with your job

    In February, the editor of a small daily newspaper in Iowa called the Newton Daily News posted on his personal Facebook page, "Russia gets a lot of things wrong, but they got one thing right." Below it was a graphic of intersecting Olympic rings that...

    Obama signs order barring LGBT bias for federal contractors

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday that bars companies that do work for the federal government from discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Religious groups had lobbied Obama...

    Massachusetts mayor in flap with conservatives on gay rights

    BOSTON (Reuters) - (This story corrects July 17 story to make clear that article ran on TheBlaze.com but was not authored by Glenn Beck; changes "discrimination" to "orientation" in 2nd paragraph) The mayor of a Massachusetts city has fired back at...

    Obama will sign order to protect LGBT workers

    Obama will sign order to protect LGBT workers
    President Obama has turned down a plea from religious groups that they be exempt from an executive order he plans to sign Monday prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against gay or transgender workers, officials said Friday. The policy...