Kevin Spacey slammed for timing of coming out as gay
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Kevin Spacey slammed for timing of coming out as gay

NEW YORK (AP) — It was an apology that managed to trigger even more anger. Kevin Spacey’s statement of regret after being accused of trying to seduce former child actor Anthony Rapp has kicked up a backlash when the two-time Oscar winner then chose to come out of the closet, prompting many to question the … Continue reading

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Businesses ask Supreme Court to take gay rights case
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Businesses ask Supreme Court to take gay rights case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of America’s most well-known companies are urging the Supreme Court to rule that a federal employment discrimination law prohibits discrimination based on a person’s sexual orientation, a position opposite of the one taken by the Trump administration. The 76 businesses and organizations — including American Airlines, Apple, eBay, Facebook, Google, Starbucks … Continue reading

Drug maker reconsidering $20 million North Carolina factory
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Drug maker reconsidering $20 million North Carolina factory

  RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s governor met Thursday with gay-rights advocates bearing a letter signed by more than 100 corporate executives urging him to repeal the nation’s first state law limiting the bathroom options for transgender people. The law also excludes lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from anti-discrimination protections, and blocks municipalities … Continue reading

Guam rejects lesbian couple’s marriage license application
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Guam rejects lesbian couple’s marriage license application

  HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Guam on Wednesday rejected a marriage license application from the first-same sex couple to apply for the document in the U.S. territory. A Department of Public Health and Social Services clerk refused to accept an application filed by Loretta Pangelinan and Kathleen Aguero. “It doesn’t mean I’m not sympathetic, but … Continue reading

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Latest gay marriage ruling creates confusion in Alabama

  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The state of marriage in Alabama was thrown into confusion Wednesday as probate judges struggled to decide whether to follow the state high court’s ruling banning same-sex weddings or a federal judge’s earlier order to issue licenses. At least one probate office — in Mobile County, one of the state’s … Continue reading