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PopUps: It's Britney Spears Day, Bitch

By Jason St. Amand | Saturday Oct 25, 2014
Britney fans, mark your calendars! November 5 is Britney Spears Day, bitch!

Houston Mayor: '2 Moms' Cause Daughter's DL Woes

Oct 25
Houston Mayor Annise Parker says her daughter faced difficulty in getting a Texas driver's license because she listed two mothers as her parents on her application.

Wisconsin Insurers Signing Up Same-Sex Couples

Oct 25
Several Wisconsin insurance companies are holding special sign-ups so same-sex couples can add spouses to their health plans.

US to Recognize Same-Sex Marriage in 6 More States

Oct 25
The federal government is recognizing gay marriage in six more states and extending federal benefits to those couples, Attorney General Eric Holder announced Saturday.

Drive Underway to Oust Judge in Gay Marriage Case

Oct 25
The husband of a state senator from northeast Kansas has begun a campaign to oust a trial judge who ordered a court clerk to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Washington School Gunman was Homecoming Prince

By Martha Bellisle and Nigel Duara | Oct 25
The popular Marysville-Pilchuck High School freshman opened fire in the school's cafeteria late Friday morning, a government official with direct knowledge of the shooting told The Associated Press.

NC GOP: Proper for Officials to Refuse to Marry Gays

Oct 25
Twenty-eight Republicans in the North Carolina Senate are urging state courts administrators not to punish employees who refuse to marry gay couples based on religious objections.

Bondi Asks Court to Keep Fla. Gay Marriage Ban in Place

Oct 25
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi wants a federal judge to keep the state's ban on gay marriage in place despite a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision.

Democrats Try to Regain Lost Votes Outside Cities

By Bill Barrow | Oct 25
In an arena usually reserved for rodeos and livestock shows, Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn told a boisterous crowd she was "glad to be home."

Outgoing President's Party Leads Uruguay Contest

By Leonardo Haberkorn | Oct 25
The political party of outgoing President Jose Mujica, who gained international notice for social reforms such as legalization of marijuana and gay marriage, leads going into Sunday's election to replace him but victory is far from assured.

Review: Army Biased Against Transgender Worker

Oct 24
Army officials discriminated against a transgender employee who underwent a sex change while working at an Alabama installation, restricting her from the women's restroom and using her male name despite her preference to be referred to as a woman.