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Same-Sex Couple's Divorce Case Before Mississippi Supreme Court

| Nov 17
The attorney for a woman who wants the state of Mississippi to recognize her same-sex marriage in order to grant a divorce says his client's case is on a parallel track to the efforts in federal court to overturn the state's ban on gay marriage.

Florida DMV Targets Gay Married Couple?

| By Kilian Melloy | Nov 16
The experience of a Florida gay married couple shows that when it comes to government bureaucracies, the left hand doesn't necessarily know what the right fist is doing.

Another Prominent Republican Comes Out for Marriage Equality

| By Julie Carr Smith | Nov 15
A Republican justice on the Ohio Supreme Court says the legal obstacles facing his lesbian daughter, her partner and their two children have made him view the state's protections for same-sex couples and their families as inadequate.

Uncertainty Clouds Gay Marriage in Kansas

| By John Hanna | Nov 13
As gay rights activists celebrate a US Supreme Court decision allowing same-sex marriages in Kansas, the court clerk in the most populous county won't grant licenses to gay couples until a separate legal case is resolved before the state's highest court.

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:

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.

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