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Mom Convicted in Death of Son She Perceived as Gay

Thursday Apr 3, 2014
Oregon jurors took a little more than an hour to convict a 25-year-old woman of murder in the death of her 4-year-old son.

Oregon Campaign Wants Quick Answer on Gay Marriage

By Steven Dubois | Tuesday Apr 1, 2014
Sponsors of a ballot measure to legalize gay marriage in Oregon have asked a federal judge to make a speedy ruling in a case that challenges the state’s ban.

Oregon AG to Implement Gay Marriage if Ban Falls

Wednesday Mar 19, 2014
Oregon’s attorney general told a federal court Tuesday why she believes the state’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriages violates the federal constitutional rights of homosexual couples.

GOP Gay Marriage Division on Display at Conference

By Jonathan J. Cooper | Monday Mar 10, 2014
Young Republican activists implored their party to support gay marriage Saturday, saying the GOP is destined to continue losing elections in Oregon if it doesn’t get behind an issue that’s gaining traction around the country.

State: Cab Driver Violated Lesbian Couple’s Rights

Tuesday Mar 4, 2014
State regulators say a Portland cab driver violated the rights of lesbian couple he left on the side of a freeway last summer.

Oregon Won’t Defend Gay Marriage Ban in Lawsuit

By Nigel Duara | Thursday Feb 20, 2014
Oregon’s attorney general will not defend the state’s ban on gay marriage, arguing it cannot withstand a federal constitutional challenge.

Judge Consolidates Oregon Gay-Marriage Lawsuits

By Steven Dubois | Thursday Jan 23, 2014
Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage might be overturned before voters receive their ballots this fall.

Oregon: Cake Refusal Violates Gay Couple’s Rights

Saturday Jan 18, 2014
A suburban Portland bakery violated the civil rights of a same-sex couple by refusing to bake a cake for the women’s wedding, the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries said Friday.

Oregon to Vote on Same-Sex Marriage Next Year

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Dec 10, 2013
Officials from the LGBT rights group, Oregon United for Marriage, have gained enough signatures to place a marriage equality initiative on the November 2014 ballot, which will give Oregon voters the chance to repeal a ban on gay marriage.

Nike Donates $280K to Marriage Equality Causes in Ore.

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Nov 21, 2013
Officials from top sneaker company Nike have long supported marriage equality, and now are donating $280,000 to overturn Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage.