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Pride Houston 5-31-15Chad Pitt from MIX 96-5 is joined by Frankie Quijano, the President and CEO of Pride Houston, to talk about Houston Pride Week coming up on June 21st!
City Council Approves Gay Rights OrdinanceCity officials have approved a measure that expands anti-discrimination protections for Houston's gay and transgender residents.
La. Gay Marriage Lawsuit PlannedA gay rights group plans a legal challenge to the Louisiana Constitution's prohibition against recognizing same-sex marriages performed legally in other states.
Meltsdown: KluweShould Chris Kluwe be playing in the NFL right now? Was he dismissed because of his comments on same sex marriage?
Native American Men Hold Oklahoma's First Gay WeddingJason Pickel and Darren Black Bear become the first public same-sex marriage in Oklahoma by holding ceremony on tribal land.
Hundreds Protest, Lobby For Gay Rights In TexasHundreds of people are in Austin to lobby Texas lawmakers to support equality for lesbians, gays and the transgendered, including the right to marry.
CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Debate Supreme Court NomineesWith four of nine U.S. Supreme Court justices in their 70s and the next president in the position of possibly shaping the future of affirmative action, gay rights, abortions, and more with appointments he might make should any openings occur, the question of what kind of nominee he might put forth was posed to President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in the CBS Local President Forum.
Opinion: Romney and Ryan Are Real Life Versions Of GOP Caricatures Of Kerry and GoreIn an odd turn of events, the Republicans in Tampa nominated real life versions of their cartoon versions of Kerry and Gore. Republicans thought John Kerry should be criticized for changing positions. But Kerry is not in the same league as Romney who ran as a pro-choice candidate and promised to do more for gay rights than Ted Kennedy.
Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex MarriageRev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
Southern Baptists: Gay Rights Not Civil Rights A day after electing their first African-American president in a historic move that strives to erase its legacy of racism, Southern Baptists passed a resolution opposing the idea that same-sex marriage is a civil rights issue.
Supreme Court Gay Privacy Case Victor Dead At 68 The Texas man whose case led to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling that granted privacy rights to gay men and lesbians has died at age 68.