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Executive Director of ACLU-Idaho Takes Post in WDC

NATIONAL | Tuesday Apr 15, 2014
The executive director of the ACLU of Idaho has been hired for the same post at the ACLU in Washington, D.C.

NC LGBT Group to Hold Rally Over Tax Filing Policy

NATIONAL | Apr 15
North Carolina’s largest LGBT advocacy group is holding a rally to protest a new state tax policy regarding same-sex couples.

Russell Crowe as ’Noah’

Gays Caused That Flood!: Conservative Writer Angered Over ’Noah’ Inaccuracies

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Apr 15
The conservative Christian uproar over the film "Noah" continued last week when conservative Christian writer Don Feder blasted the biblical era blockbuster for what he considers pro-environmental politics and for not blaming the flood on the gays.

Geoff McGrath

Seattle Mayor, Council Back Ousted Gay Scoutmaster

NATIONAL | Apr 15
The mayor and Seattle City Council have expressed their support for a Boy Scout troop leader who was dismissed last month because he is gay.

Westboro Baptist Church to Protest Alaska Native Heritage Center

NATIONAL | Apr 15
A Topeka, Kansas, church known for protesting at the funerals of soldiers says it plans to picket the Alaska Native Heritage Center on June 1.

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine

New Ohio Gay Marriage Ballot Language Approved

NATIONAL | Apr 15
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has certified the language in a new version of a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at overturning the state’s gay marriage ban.

Anais Celini and her boyfriend Nathaniel Baez

NYC High School Allegedly Blocks Student’s Trans Boyfriend From Prom

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 15
A teen couple claims that officials from a New York high school refuse to let them attend theprom together because one of them is transgender.

Attorney Al Gerhardstein, left, stands with several same-sex couples at a news conference, Friday, April 4, 2014, in Cincinnati. Civil rights attorneys are arguing in Federal Court on Friday that a federal judge should prohibit Ohio officials from enforcing the state’s ban on gay marriage.

Judge Considers Staying Ohio Gay Marriage Ruling

NATIONAL | By Amanda Lee Myers | Apr 15
A federal judge who ordered Ohio to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed in other states says he’s inclined to issue a stay of his decision pending appeal.

ACLU Sues Michigan, Wants Gay Marriages Recognized

NATIONAL | By Ed White | Apr 14
The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a judge to force the state of Michigan to recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages performed in March.

Harvey Milk Stamp to Debut at The White House

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Apr 14
The official first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the Harvey Milk Forever Stamp will take place at the White House May 22.

’Drag Race’ Officials Change Format Over Transphobia Allegations

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 14
Officials from the popular reality show "RuPaul’s Drag Race" responded to criticisms by fans and activists, who say the show used transphobic language during a mini-challenge.