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Lesbian woman sues US sperm bank after giving birth to a mixed-race child

Jennifer Cramblett

It’s thought that someone at the Ohio sperm bank misread the label on the vial, resulting in the white woman receiving sperm from an African-American donor despite having requested a Caucasian sample. A white woman in Ohio is suing a sperm bank because she says staff mistakenly gave her vials of semen from an African-American donor…

Supreme Court Takes No Immediate Action On Gay Marriage

US Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has taken no action on appeals asking it to take up the issue of same-sex marriage. The gay marriage cases are not among cases the court agreed to hear in its term that begins next week. The justices are expected Monday to turn away appeals in hundreds of cases, although it is…

ICYMI, k.d. lang Featured on Canada Post Stamp

k.d. lang Canadian Post Stamp

Singer-songwriter k.d. lang is featured on a new stamp released by the Canada Post, pictured above. Each stamp features a photo of lang taken by Jeri Heiden, whose art direction can be seen on lang’s many iconic album designs. The stamp is one of five in the Post’s Country Legends stamp series, honoring some of…

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Watch 6th Circuit For SCOTUS’ Next Move On Gay Marriage

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

People seeking clues about how soon the Supreme Court might weigh in on states’ gay marriage bans should pay close attention to the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told a Minnesota audience Tuesday. Ginsburg said cases pending before the circuit covering Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee would probably play a role…

Web censor lifts ban on gay content for millions of users

Symantec has allowed access to LGBT web sites

Symantec, the software firm behind Norton AntiVirus, routinely allowed customers to filter out LGBTI websites One of the biggest web filtering services in the world has announced they are scrapping a system that allows homophobes to block access to ‘gay and lesbian’ content. Symantec, the online security firm behind Norton AntiVirus, has routinely been filtering…