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Gay Rights Activists Celebrate; Kansas Vows Fight

| By Bill Draper | Nov 13
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling prompted gay couples across Kansas to trickle into county offices to pick up marriage applications Thursday.

Gay Couples in Kansas Await Supreme Court Action

| By John Hanna | Nov 12
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Gay-marriage advocates in Kansas are waiting to see whether the U.S. Supreme Court allows same-sex couples to wed but aren't sure a favorable decision will persuade all local officials to issue marriage licenses.

TV Campaign for Gay Equality Starting in Miss

| By Jay Reeves | Nov 8
Mary Jane Kennedy considers herself a conservative Christian Republican, and she's led Bible studies in her native Mississippi for decades. She's has 2 gay sons and is one face in a new ad campaign aimed at LGBT rights.

Optimize Your Game Plan for Holiday Toy Shopping

| By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 7
Looking for the holiday season's hot toys, like anything related to Disney's "Frozen"? Or maybe you're not picky and just looking for deals? Toy sellers are increasingly catering to time-starved, budget-conscious shoppers.

A Look at How Courts Differ on Gay Marriage

| Nov 7
The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel in Ohio upheld gay marriage bans in four states, saying the courts aren't the right place to legalize gay marriage. Here's a look at key passages and how they compare to previous federal rulings:

U.S. Appeals Court Upholds Anti-Gay Marriage Laws

| By Dan Sewell | Nov 6
A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld anti-gay marriage laws in four states, breaking ranks with other courts that have considered the issue and setting up the prospect of Supreme Court review.

One Million Moms Says WTF Over Cussin' on Disney Channel

| By Bobby McGuire | Nov 6
Watch out Disney! One Million Moms are back with another meaningless boycott against your potty-mouthed cartoon show!

Election Results Sobering for Gay Rights Movement

| By David Crary | Nov 6
In all, it was a sobering election for the gay-rights movement, contrasting with its recent court victories that have nearly doubled the number of states allowing same-sex marriage.

Judge Overturns Missouri Ban on Gay Marriage

| By Alan Scher Zagir | Nov 6
A state judge overturned Missouri's constitutional ban on gay marriage Wednesday in a ruling that immediately set off a rush among some same-sex couples to apply for marriage licenses.

Oral Contraception OK for HIV-Positive Women

| By Winnie McCroy | Nov 4
Contrary to guidelines issued by the World Health Organization, new research has found that HIV-positive women receiving one of the most common forms of drug therapy should be able to use at least some forms of oral contraception.

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