December 2014 Issue

November 2014 Issue

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

Supreme Court Takes No Immediate Action On Gay Marriage

December 2014 Issue

This month… Lucy Lawless – She Will Put A Spell On You; HERstyle – All I want for Christmas is…

November 2014 Issue

This month… Michele Balan – A Classy, Brassy, Kick-Assy Comic; HERstyle’s 30-Day Workout Challenge; A Conversation with Rita Mae Brown;…

One Year Out: The Changing Tax Landscape in a Post-Windsor World

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Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Supreme Court oral arguments in U.S. v. Windsor. Next month, many same-sex married couples will experience the impact of the June 2013 decision and the overturning of Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) when they file their taxes as “married” for the first time. Although the reach of…

Federal Appeals Court Puts Michigan Same-Sex Weddings On Hold

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A federal appeals court put weddings on hold while it reviews the state’s request to stop same-sex marriages during its appeal of Friday’s marriage ruling. The move comes after a day in which several counties allowed same-sex couples in Michigan to marry.   (Courtesy of BuzzFeed.com)

Michigan’s First Gay Marriage Takes Place

Ist gay marriage license issued in Michigan

MASON, Mich. (AP) — Two women were the first gay couple to marry in Michigan on Saturday, one day after the state’s ban on gay marriage, approved by voters in a landslide in 2004, was scratched from the state constitution by a federal judge. Glenna DeJong, 53, and Marsha Caspar, 51, both of Lansing, were…

Fred Phelps, Founder Of Westboro Baptist Church, Has Died

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The founder of the “God hates fags” church died late Wednesday night. Update: Westboro Baptist Church posted a statement commenting on his death. Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., the founder of the vehemently anti-LGBT Westboro Baptist Church, has died. He was 84. Westboro Baptist Church confirmed Phelps’ death in a an online statement titled, “Fred W. Phelps, Sr. Has…