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The Tender Biracial Love Story 'Loving' Lands at Cannes

MOVIES | By Jake Coyle | May 17
Jeff Nichols' quiet drama about the profound and simple love that toppled interracial marriage restrictions in the United States made its debut at the Cannes Film Festival on Monday.

Report: In North Carolina, Divorce Rate Falls in Wake of Marriage Equality

By Nick de la Canal | Feb 6
Opponents of same-sex marriage have regularly warned that allowing same-sex marriage could destroy the sanctity of traditional marriages. So much for that theory.

Tenn. County's Plan: Overturn, Outlaw Marriage Equality

FAMILY | By John Riley | Jan 2
Opponents of same-sex marriage hope to gain support from at least 38 of the 50 states to push for a constitutional convention to overturn the Supreme Court's ruling.

Year in Review 2015: To Love, Honor and Cherish

NATIONAL | By Chris Tittel | Dec 26
2015 was a banner year for dignity, family parity, and the equality of LGBTs in the United States and around the world. At the same time, anti-gay forces have never been more implacable. Here's a quick recap of some major events.

Kentucky Gov.-Elect: Clerks Won't Have to See Their Names on Same-Sex Couples' Marriage Licenses

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Nov 14
According to Reuters, Gov.-elect Matt Bevin, a Republican, said on Friday that when he takes office in December, he will order changes to the state marriage license form to accommodate those who object to same-sex marriage.

Religious Americans Keeping the Faith, But Changing with Time

RELIGION | By Rachel Zoll | Nov 3
The survey also found nearly every major religion was notably more accepting of same-sex relationships, including among groups that have been most vocally opposed to gay marriage.

Justice Kennedy: Public Officials Can't Ignore Supreme Court Rulings

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Nov 1
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has informally rejected the argument put forth by Rowan County, Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis as justification for her refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Abbott Ouster Will Not Change Australia's Marriage Equality Stance

INTERNATIONAL | By John Riley | Sep 20
It looks like LGBT activists have celebrated too soon after the ouster of former Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott by his own party in a leadership election on Monday.

Same-Sex Couple Cheers Marriage Ruling in Kentucky

FAMILY | By Claire Galofaro and Adam Beam | Aug 27
For two months since the United States Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across the country, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has refused to issue any marriage licenses, citing her Christian faith and constitutional right to religious freedom.

Court's Decision in Colorado Cake Case: Gays Are Customers, Too

FAMILY | By John Riley | Aug 15
The Colorado Court of Appeals on Thursday unanimously ruled that a cake shop cannot refuse service to a gay couple, pointing out the bakery is free to state its opposition but not withhold service.

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