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Walter Kubitz, most likely to be fired from his law firm

Virginia Lawyer Faces Severe Action After Calling AIDS "Gay Plague"

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Sep 2, 2014
Responding to Florida's decision to lift the ban on same-sex marriage last month, a Virginia lawyer emailed his entire law firm that the "gay plague of AIDS" should have shown us all better by now.

A Pueblo County Sheriff's deputy carries marijuana plants from a grow site on private property near the San Isabel National Forest above Rye, Colo., on Aug. 15, 2012

Will Traffic Deaths Rise As States Legalize Pot?

NATIONAL | By Joan Lowy | Sep 1
As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question.

In this Wed., Aug. 27, 2014 photo provided by ABC, Diane Sawyer, left, signs off on her last broadcast as anchor of "World News," with new anchor, David Muir, right, looking on in New York

David Muir Takes Over at ABC's 'World News'

NATIONAL | By David Bauder | Sep 1
Among the stories David Muir will introduce during his first week as ABC's "World News" anchor is one he reported about a generation of Syrian refugees missing out on an education.

Commission Charts Path for Open Transgender Military Service

NATIONAL | By Justin Snow | Sep 1
A new report finds the Pentagon could immediately open the armed services to transgender Americans.

Former Missouri player Michael Sam, left, waves to fans

Sam Clears Waivers, Meets with Fisher

SPORTS | By R. B. Fallstrom | Aug 31
Michael Sam wasn't a good fit for the St. Louis Rams, but coach Jeff Fisher said there were no regrets, and no issues with him being the gay.

Kayla Gilchrist Jones, who spent four years working as a sex worker, said the police were aggressive and dismissive when she became the victim of sexual violence

Transgender Women's Killings Test Police Outreach

CRIME | By Juliet Linderman | Aug 30
Several unsolved killings of transgender women in Baltimore have cast fresh light on tensions between the LGBT community and police.

Ban on Opposite Sex Polygamy in Utah Ruled Unconstitutional: Same-Sex Monogamy Remains On Hold

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Aug 28
It's official, polygamy is now legal in Utah, however if you'd like to have more than one same-sex spouse, you'll have to wait for a United States Supreme Court Ruling.

Bill McCamley

Homeschooling Group Enlists Toddlers to Fight Pro-Gay Candidate

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Aug 28
A homeschooling group in New Mexico that is seeking to unseat a State Representative instrumental in passing marriage equality in the state is enlisting the help of homeschoolers "who can walk" to campaign for a right-wing agenda.

Sharon Baldwin (l) and Mary Bishop (r), plaintiffs

Okla. Couple Asks SCOTUS to Hear Same-Sex Marriage Case

NATIONAL | Aug 28
Attorneys for a same-sex Tulsa couple seeking the right to marry in Oklahoma have filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court asking the court to take up their case.

NOM's Brian Brown

Case Dismissed: NOM Can't Defend Oregon Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | Aug 28
A federal appeals court has dismissed the National Organization for Marriage's effort to appeal an Oregon court ruling that allows same sex marriage.

Georgia City Moves Ahead on Benefits for Same-Sex Couples

NATIONAL | Aug 28
A city committee in Marietta has approved a plan aimed at extending retirement benefits to same-sex couples.