LGBT

ABC keeps tight lid on Jenner interview to air April 24

Written by The AP Thursday, 23 April 2015 06:16

The first on-air promo for the April 24 broadcast interview with Bruce Jenner didn't even show his face, an illustration of the line ABC News is walking in trying to drum up interest for the program while saying virtually nothing about it.

The two-hour interview special with the 1976 Olympic decathlon champion and estranged patriarch of television's Kardashian clan is expected to touch on transgenderism and reports that Jenner may be transitioning.

Status of same-sex marriage in Guam, U.S. territories

Written by GRACE GARCES BORDALLO
and AUDREY McAVOY
Associated Press writers
Friday, 17 April 2015 06:06

Guam’s attorney general and governor are at odds over whether same-sex couples should be allowed to marry in the U.S. territory.

On April 15, the attorney general directed officials to begin processing marriage license applications from same-sex couples. But the governor said he wanted to study the issue more and his public health director said he wouldn’t accept such applications.

Experts offer tax guidance to newlywed same-sex couples

Written by Lisa Neff,
Staff writer
Friday, 10 April 2015 19:44

Karie Washington and Anne Hurley promised to love, honor and cherish. And, having commingled their financial affairs long before they legally married, the Madison women also promised to file one tax return on Tax Day 2015.

“It’s kind of scary — who isn’t afraid of the IRS?” said Washington.

Bakery's refusal to put anti-gay slur on cake not discriminatory

Written by The AP Tuesday, 07 April 2015 05:33

A Castle Rock, Colorado, religious leader said he plans to appeal after the state Civil Rights Division rejected his arguments that a bakery discriminated against his religion when it refused to make a cake with a gay slur.

The Colorado Civil Rights Division ruled recently that Azucar Bakery did not discriminate against William Jack because the baker offered to bake the cake and let the customer write his own message, which the baker considered derogatory.

Principal blocks lesbian student from wearing tux to prom

Written by The AP Monday, 06 April 2015 07:16

A gay student in Louisiana says she is going to skip her prom because the school principal won't let her wear a tuxedo.

Claudettia Love, a senior and one of the top students at Carroll High in Monroe, said she was planning on going to the prom with a group of friends, but now they are staying away.

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