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SPLC Releases 'Quacks' Report on Gay 'Conversion Therapy'

May 27
The Southern Poverty Law Center issued a report this week calling on Congress to pass a law banning the practice of gay conversion therapy.

Will 'Clothing Required' Signs End Nude Sunbathing on Fire Island?

May 27
The practice of nude sunbathing on Fire Island recently came in question when signs saying "clothing required" appeared as bookends to the area commonly referred to by locals as "The Meat Rack."

North Carolina Furniture Market Could Show Boycott Impact

By Emery P. Dalesio | May 27
Organizers of North Carolina's world-renowned furniture market are releasing attendance figures Friday that could be an important barometer of business reaction to the state's new law limiting protections for LGBT people.

Towns in Texas, Arizona are Battlegrounds In Bathroom Debate

By Paul J. Weber | May 27
An unlikely battleground over whether public schools must allow transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice is taking shape in two tiny towns in Texas and Arizona, neither of which currently enrolls anyone who is transgender.

Gates Leaves Boy Scouts Presidency, Defends Gay Adult Policy

By Nomaan Merchant | May 27
Robert Gates became the Boy Scouts of America's president facing deep divisions within the organization's membership over whether to let gays serve openly in its ranks.

Gay Billionaire is Unlikely Hulk Hogan Ally in Gawker Fight

By Tam | May 27
Former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan has an unlikely ally in his corner for his courtroom cage match with Gawker - a high-tech billionaire with a long-standing grudge against the news-and-gossip site.

A State-By-State Look at Proposals Dealing With LGBT Rights

May 26
Here's a look at legislation dealing with LGBT rights around the country.

Gawker May Be Looking to Sell After Losing Hulk Hogan Case

By Tali Abrel | May 26
The embattled online media company Gawker Media has hired an investment banker to explore its options, including a possible sale.

GOP Conservatives Scuttle Spending Bill Over LGBT Rights

By Andrew Taylor | May 26
Conservatives angered by the inclusion of LGBT protections in an otherwise routine spending bill scuttled the measure Thursday, a stark display of the potency of a civil rights issue suddenly prominent in the presidential race.

Ex-US Magistrate Hired to Prosecute Alabama Chief Justice

May 26
A former federal magistrate will prosecute suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore on judicial ethics charges.

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