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Virginia’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down By Federal Judge

A federal judge declared Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional, the state’s attorney general announced late Thursday. The decision was immediately stayed, pending an expected appeal. U.S. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen said the marriage ban violated the rights guaranteed under the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, but the stay meant same-sex couples in the…

Russia Enacts Anti-Gay Adoption Ban

(CNN) – Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree banning foreign same-sex couples — as well as singles from countries where same-sex marriages are legal — from adopting Russian children. Though there was no official ban until now, foreigners’ attempts to adopt Russian children before the decree generally would be unsuccessful if a…

As Gay Marriage Suits Multiply, Backers In Kentucky Bring Home A Victory

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Kentucky must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, part of an unprecedented barrage of marriage-equality lawsuits in states where voters have overwhelmingly opposed recognition of gay and lesbian couples. U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II struck down part of the gay-marriage ban that…

Marriage Litigation Landscape

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In states across the country, same-sex couples are fighting in state and federal courts to bring marriage equality to their homes and, eventually, the entire nation. By challenging state bans on same-sex marriage, these couples are taking a courageous stand to see these discriminatory laws eliminated. The map below illustrates the current marriage litigation landscape.…

Interview with Comic Joyce Rebar

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LM:  Hi Joyce, I met you on an Olivia Cruise, and I thought you were really funny. You reminded me of a young Ellen (who needs no last name).  How and when did you start in comedy? JR: In October 2006.  I had just defended my master’s thesis, and felt I did a terrible job…

February 2014 Femastrology

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2014 is well underway and lots of planetary energies are shifting this month! Venus, the planet of love and abundance, has been retrograde in the sign of Capricorn since late December, which is usually not much fun, but she just went direct! This is good news for matters of the heart, creativity, and even finances,…