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Texas Gov. Rick Perry

New Report: Gay Marriage Legalization Could Bring Over $180M to Texas

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Friday Jul 25, 2014
A new study revealed this week that if gay marriage was legalized in Texas, it would generate at minimum $14.8 million in sales tax revenue to state and local governments and as much as $181.6 million.

Old Lesbians Organizing for Change members Kaye Griffin, left, Chloe Karl, Christine Torno, and Ardys deLuxn promoted this weekend's conference at last month's Pride festivities

Older Lesbians Gather in Oakland

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jul 25
A national organization for lesbians age 59 and older is hosting its biennial gathering in Oakland this weekend as it marks its 25th anniversary.

'Dickstart' :: Kickstart 'World's Biggest Dick Drawing'

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 24
You can now help fund the world's largest dick drawing. Thanks Kickstarter!

Briefs Piling Up in Gay Marriage Rulings Appeals

NATIONAL | Jul 24
At least 20 friend of the court briefs have been filed in appeals of rulings overturning gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, including one by a group of churches and another by 10 states' attorneys general.

Airbnb Rep Asks Host to Take Down Homoerotic Pic

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 24
A staffer with the popular service Airbnb is making headlines this week after asking a New York City party planner to remove a homoerotic photo from his listing even though she found the image "captivating."

Arguments Set in Challenge to Alaska's Gay Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | Jul 24
Arguments are scheduled for October in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Alaska's ban on same-sex marriage.

NY Agencies Collecting More Gender Data

NATIONAL | Jul 24
State agencies have begun adding gender identity to their data collection, part of an effort Gov. Andrew Cuomo said will help the state better meet the needs of lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender New Yorkers.

Attorney Mari Newman, center, talks with members of the media, as she stands with her plaintiffs and their supporters following a court hearing on sam sex marriage at the Federal District Court, in Denver.

Colorado Gay Marriage Ban Struck, Appeal Awaits

NATIONAL | Jul 24
For years, gay rights activists in Colorado repeatedly said it would only be a matter of time before they would be allowed to marry.

Judge Strikes Down Colo. Gay Marriage Ban, Stays Ruling

NATIONAL | Jul 23
A federal judge in Denver has declared Colorado's gay marriage ban unconstitutional, but he issued a temporary stay of the ruling until an appeals court hearing next month.

The LGBT Guide to Comic-Con 2014

NATIONAL | By Kevin Taft | Jul 23
Headed to Comic-Con this weekend? EDGE's Comic-Con guru Kevin Taft offers a guide as to what to catch over this major entertainment event (with a focus on LGBT content).

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen

Wis. AG: Gay Marriage Isn't a Fundamental Right

NATIONAL | Jul 23
Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says the U.S. Constitution's equal protection clause doesn't cover sexual orientation the same way it does gender discrimination and there's no fundamental right for gay couples to marry.