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  • Shift on marriage energizes immigration activists

    May 15, 2012 7:13 AM

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - President Barack Obama's shift to support gay marriage is energizing young Hispanic voters who have been working side-by-side with gay activists in their push for immigration reform. The alliance has been growing across the country, helping dispel what many say is an outdated notion that Hispanics... more »
  • Gay rights backers see history in Obama's stand

    May 11, 2012 5:52 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - At a birthplace of the gay rights movement, patrons of New York City's Stonewall Inn said they felt like they were living history. In Wyoming, the mother of a man beaten to death because of his sexuality said words couldn't express her gratitude. An 82-year-old photographer... more »
  • Pentagon Study Dismisses Risk of Gay Troops

    November 30, 2010 12:24 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A Pentagon study on gays in the military has determined that overturning the law known as "don't ask, don't tell" might cause some disruption at first but would not create any widespread or long-lasting problems. The findings were confirmed by two people familiar with the findings. They... more »
  • Laura Bush decries bullying of gay teens

    October 28, 2010 3:39 PM

    DALLAS (AP) - Former first lady Laura Bush is backing the fight against the bullying of gay teenagers. She said in an interview at the Women's Conference 2010 in California on Tuesday that all bullying - "certainly gay teens, but any children" is terrible. The former first lady referred to... more »
  • Randall Gay on injured reserve

    October 20, 2010 4:10 PM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - The Saints have placed reserve veteran cornerback and former LSU player Randall Gay on injured reserve because of lingering effects from a concussion that occurred during a Week 2 victory at San Francisco. The move, announced by coach Sean Payton on Wednesday, means Gay will... more »
  • Military recruiters told to accept gay applicants

    October 19, 2010 9:50 PM

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - The military is accepting openly gay recruits for the first time in the nation's history, even as it tries in the courts to slow the movement to abolish its "don't ask, don't tell" policy. At least two service members discharged for being gay began the process... more »
  • Gay community sends video message: It gets better

    October 7, 2010 9:52 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - David Valdes Greenwood was 15 when he climbed to the highest arch of a bridge in his small Maine town and got ready to jump. It was 1982. He was distraught over a pastor's Sodom and Gomorrah sermon that his homosexuality would bring God's wrath down... more »
  • Saints Cornerback Randall Gay Will Miss Sunday's Game

    September 24, 2010 5:31 PM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - New Orleans Saints cornerback Randall Gay will miss Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons. Coach Sean Payton says Gay, who left the Saints' victory at San Francisco on Monday night after taking a blow to the head, had an independent medical examination on Thursday and got... more »
  • Update: Gay Ban in the Military

    September 21, 2010 12:00 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins says she'll vote against a bill that would allow gays to serve openly in the military unless Democrats agree to extend debate so that her colleagues can weigh in on other issues. Collins' position is likely the last nail in the coffin... more »
  • 1st Official Gay and Lesbian Destination Guide for NOLA

    September 3, 2010 1:06 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - There's now an official gay and lesbian destination guide for New Orleans. The Navigaytour will launch just in time for the 39th Annual Southern Decadence Festival, which welcomes on average 100,000 attendees for events over the Labor Day weekend. The 32-page guide highlights events, attractions, restaurants,... more »
  • Court Halts CA Gay Marriages Pending Appeal

    August 16, 2010 6:54 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal appeals court put same-sex weddings in California on hold indefinitely Monday while it considers the constitutionality of the state's gay marriage ban. The decision, issued by a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, trumps a lower court judge's order that... more »
  • Street Renamed for Saints player

    May 21, 2010 10:40 AM

    BRUSLY, La. (AP) - Brusly native and Saints cornerback Randall "Blue" Gay was on hand Thursday when West Baton Rouge Parish honored him by changing the name of Red Eye Lane to Randall "Blue" Gay Street. Parish President Riley Berthelot has said the renaming the street where school buses used... more »
  • RANT: Should Gay Couples be able to Adopt a Child Jointly?

    April 28, 2010 1:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A proposal to let gay parents adopt children together in Louisiana was rejected Tuesday by a Senate judiciary committee, a move expected to kill the bill for the legislative session. Senators on the Judiciary A Committee voted 3-1 against the bill, siding with opponents from... more »
  • Bill That Would Let Gay Parents Adopt Children Together Was Rejected

    April 27, 2010 5:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A proposal to let gay parents adopt children together in Louisiana was rejected Tuesday by a Senate judiciary committee, a move expected to kill the bill for the legislative session. Senators on the Judiciary A Committee voted 3-1 against the bill, siding with opponents from... more »

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