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Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell arrives at federal court in Richmond, Va., Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. The prosecution in the McDonnell corruption case begins its rebuttal Thursday.

Prosecutor: Anti-Gay Former Va. Gov. McDonnell Had 'Corrupt Understanding'

By Bobby McGuire | Aug 29
Prosecutors urged jurors on Friday to focus on two questions at the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen: Why did a businessman give the couple more than $165,000 in gifts and loans, and why did the McDonnells accep

Supporters of same-sex marriage arrive at the Utah Capitol for a rally in January.

Plaintiffs in Utah Gay Marriage Case Ask for SCOTUS Review

By Brady McCombs | Aug 29
Attorneys for three Utah gay and lesbian couples formally asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to take Utah's appeal of a favorable same-sex marriage ruling, following through on what they said they would do earlier this month.

Florida AG Pam Bondi

Florida Courts Won't Delay Gay Marriage Appeals

By Andrew Murphy | Aug 29
A Miami-based appeals court has rejected Attorney General Pam Bondi's request that two gay marriage cases be delayed until the U.S. Supreme Court decides the issue nationally.

Colombia Allows Lesbian Couple to Adopt Child

INTERNATIONAL | Aug 29
Colombia has taken a major step recognizing the rights of same-sex couples after the country's constitutional court allowed a lesbian couple to adopt a child born to one of its members.

St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam (96) looks up at the scoreboard from the sidelines during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Miami Dolphins, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Dolphins defeated the Rams 14-13

The Waiting Game Begins for Michael Sam

By Tim Reynolds | Aug 29
For Michael Sam, it's time for another waiting game, another chapter of waiting for the phone to ring and seeing what someone on the other end says about his future.

Daniel Ashley Pierce (r)

VIDEO: Young Georgia Man Beaten By Christian Family After Coming Out

By EDGE | Aug 29
A young man in Georgia who was beaten and disowned by his religious parents for being gay, is learning the true meaning of "Christian charity" after receiving over $9,000 in donations from strangers

Mills College Becomes First Single-Sex School With Trans-Inclusive Admissions Policy

By EDGE | Aug 28
All female Mills College in Oakland, California made history last week when it became the first single-sex college in the country to adopt a trans-inclusive policy for admitting transgender and gender non-conforming students.

Ban on Opposite Sex Polygamy in Utah Ruled Unconstitutional: Same-Sex Monogamy Remains On Hold

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Aug 28
It's official, polygamy is now legal in Utah, however if you'd like to have more than one same-sex spouse, you'll have to wait for a United States Supreme Court Ruling.

Bill McCamley

Homeschooling Group Enlists Toddlers to Fight Pro-Gay Candidate

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Aug 28
A homeschooling group in New Mexico that is seeking to unseat a State Representative instrumental in passing marriage equality in the state is enlisting the help of homeschoolers "who can walk" to campaign for a right-wing agenda.

Sharon Baldwin (l) and Mary Bishop (r), plaintiffs

Okla. Couple Asks SCOTUS to Hear Same-Sex Marriage Case

NATIONAL | Aug 28
Attorneys for a same-sex Tulsa couple seeking the right to marry in Oklahoma have filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court asking the court to take up their case.