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Barronelle Stutzman, Florist Who Refused Gay Couple: State Can't Get Rid Of God

Barronelle Stutzman, the Washington state florist who refused to serve a gay couple, says the state is trying to get rid of God

Bill Outlawing LGBT Protections In West Virginia Advances

A West Virginia House committee on Wednesday approved a bill which seeks to outlaw LGBT protections

North Carolina Senate OKs Bill Allowing Magistrates Not To Marry Gay Couples

The North Carolina Senate on Wednesday approved a bill which seeks to allow magistrates to opt out from marrying gay and lesbian couples

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson Allows Bill Outlawing LGBT Protections To Become Law

As promised, Republican Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson has allowed a bill that outlaws LGBT protections to become law without his signature

Alabama Judge Refuses To Approve Adoption Of Lesbian Couple Who Fought Gay Marriage Ban

An Alabama probate judge has refused to process a lesbian couple's adoption petition until the Supreme Court decides a case challenging gay marriage bans in four states

Sally Kern Bill That Protects 'Ex-Gay' Therapy Advances

An Oklahoma House committee on Tuesday approved a bill to protect so-called conversion therapy, which seeks to alter the sexual orientation of gay men and lesbians

Republican Lawmakers File Bills Seeking To Ban Gay Marriage In Iowa

Two Iowa lawmakers have introduced bills which seek to constitutionally define marriage in the state as a heterosexual union

US Appoints Randy Berry As First Global Envoy For LGBT Rights

The United States on Monday named Randy Berry as its first international envoy for LGBT rights