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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

| By Winnie McCroy | Friday Nov 21, 2014
Post orange banners, ribbons and flag in your neighborhood on November 25 for International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

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Marriage OK, But No Kissing! Say Straights to Gays

| By Winnie McCroy | Nov 21
A new study led by an Indiana University researcher has found that although straights support legal rights for same-sex couples, they still don't want to have it flaunted in their faces.

19 Kids and Cancelled? Petition to Have The Duggars Fired Launched Online

| By EDGE | Nov 20
An online petition on Change.org is urging TLC to cancel the highly rated reality show "19 Kids and Counting" for the Duggar family's active involvement in anti-LGBT causes.

Reaction on Lifting of Montana's Gay Marriage Ban

| Nov 20
A ruling by U.S. District Judge Brian Morris overturning Montana's ban on same-sex marriage made the state the 34th in the country to permit gay marriage.

Gay Couples Wed in Kansas, But Not in All Counties

| Nov 18
Gay and lesbian couples have wed on the steps of a historic courthouse in Wichita.

BREAKING NEWS: Marriage Equality Comes to South Carolina: 4th Circuit Court of Appeals Denies Stay

| By EDGE | Nov 18
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied an emergency stay requested by South Carolina's attorney general, paving the way for marriage equality in the Palmetto State.

Same-Sex Couple's Divorce Case Before Mississippi Supreme Court

| Nov 17
The attorney for a woman who wants the state of Mississippi to recognize her same-sex marriage in order to grant a divorce says his client's case is on a parallel track to the efforts in federal court to overturn the state's ban on gay marriage.

Florida DMV Targets Gay Married Couple?

| By Kilian Melloy | Nov 16
The experience of a Florida gay married couple shows that when it comes to government bureaucracies, the left hand doesn't necessarily know what the right fist is doing.

Another Prominent Republican Comes Out for Marriage Equality

| By Julie Carr Smith | Nov 15
A Republican justice on the Ohio Supreme Court says the legal obstacles facing his lesbian daughter, her partner and their two children have made him view the state's protections for same-sex couples and their families as inadequate.

Uncertainty Clouds Gay Marriage in Kansas

| By John Hanna | Nov 13
As gay rights activists celebrate a US Supreme Court decision allowing same-sex marriages in Kansas, the court clerk in the most populous county won't grant licenses to gay couples until a separate legal case is resolved before the state's highest court.

Gay Rights Activists Celebrate; Kansas Vows Fight

| By Bill Draper | Nov 13
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling prompted gay couples across Kansas to trickle into county offices to pick up marriage applications Thursday.

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