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Same-Sex Marriage Could Provide Business Boost in Nebraska

By Grant Schulte | Jul 5
The U.S. Supreme Court decision to allow same-sex marriage could be good news for businesses that serve couples, from wedding planners to divorce attorneys.

Gay Marriage Opponents Propose 2 Colorado Ballot Measures

Jul 5
Opponents of gay marriage have proposed two Colorado ballot measures in response to the Supreme Court ruling that same-sex couples have a right to marry nationwide.

Gay Rights Activists Mark Landmark 1965 Demonstration

By Natalie Pompilio | Jul 5
Gay rights activists gathered in front of Independence Hall in Philadelphia on the Fourth of July to mark the progress of their movement and pay tribute to those who launched it a half-century ago

66 Riders Safely Evacuated After 400-Foot Ferris Wheel Stops

Jul 5
The largest Ferris wheel on the East Coast reopened Saturday, one day after 66 riders were stranded on The Orlando Eye and had to be evacuated from the towering 400-foot attraction.

Bobby Jindal Sued Over Anti-Gay Executive Order

By John Riley | Jul 5
The ACLU Foundation of Louisiana, the Forum for Equality Foundation and six individual plaintiffs have filed a lawsuit challenging an executive order issued by the Louisiana governor that would allow people to discriminate against same-sex couples.

Marriage Triumph Adds Spark to SF Pride

By Cynthia Laird | Jul 5
he crowd was larger than any in recent memory and the mood was exuberant as people celebrated the 45th annual San Francisco Pride parade last weekend.

GoFundMe Campaign Set Up to Assist Ailing Transgender Pioneer Holly Woodlawn

By EDGE | Jul 4
A GoFundMe campaign has been set up to raise funds to pay for 24-hour home nursing care for iconic transgender Warhol superstar Holly Woodlawn.

Bakery Ordered to Pay $135K for Discriminating Against Same-Sex Couple

By Bobby McGuire | Jul 4
Owners of a Portland-area bakery that denied service to a same-sex couple must pay $135,000 in damages, the Bureau of Labor and Industries has ruled.

Montana's Unenforceable Same-Sex Marriage Ban to Remain in State's Constitution

By Matt Volz | Jul 4
When the U.S. Supreme Court struck down same-sex marriage bans nationwide last week, it torpedoed a provision of the Montana Constitution that defined marriage as between a man and a woman.

America Welcomes Fourth with Hot Dogs, Cool Music, Cold Beer

Jul 4
As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country:

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