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Same-sex marriage, other ballot initiatives heat up '06 elections

Divisive issues like same-sex marriage that spurred voter turnout in 2004 and helped decide the U.S. presidency will be back with a vengeance for midterm elections in November.

Appeal denied for gay staffer fired from Nevada reformatory for boys

News 2006-03-31 Appeal denied for gay staffer fired from Nevada reformatory for boys A man seeking to be reinstated in a job he said he lost at Nevada's reformatory for boys in Elko

Antibullying presentation postponed after Vermont parents complain

News 2006-03-31 Antibullying presentation postponed after Vermont parents complain Administrators at the Williston Central School in Vermont will ask the school board at a special meeting Monday for pe

Close your legs and go home

Close your legs and go home

The misguided sequel Basic Instinct 2 does little more than remind you how good the protested-by-gay-activists original was

Australian government vows to block local same-sex marriage laws

News 2006-03-31 Australian government vows to block local same-sex marriage laws Australia's conservative prime minister vowed Thursday to block any legislation by the nation's capital giving gay

Man charged with murdering gay Key West gardener

Alleged killer is already in jail on a related burglary charge.

The gospel according to Mandisa

The gospel according to...Mandisa?

“Jesus Take the Wheel,” as Carrie Underwood would sing—because on this week’s American Idol there were some serious wrong turns. Part 6 of Dave White’s continuing AI wrap-up

Massachusetts high court says gays from other states cannot marry there

Massachusetts high court limits same-sex marriage for out-of-state couples

Massachusetts's highest court ruled Thursday that same-sex couples from states with explicit bans on same-sex marriage cannot legally marry in the Bay State.

Congressional opposition to "don't ask, don't tell" growing

One Republican, three Democrats become cosponsors of bill that would repeal the ban.

Pope lashes out at gays ahead of Italian elections

News 2006-03-31 Pope lashes out at gays ahead of Italian elections Pope Benedict, speaking just 10 days ahead of Italy's national elections, lashed out against same-sex marriage and abortion on

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