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What’s on tap for 2012?

Court cases on both coasts will impact marriage equality, while November elections could mean continued progress legislatively — or a time of backsliding Lisa Keen  | Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com Significant events are...

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Appeals court rejects ‘homophobic panic’ claim

Lawyers for Robert Van Hook, convicted of murdering gay man in 1985, told court psychological reports could have supported his claims of mental disease LISA CORNWELL  |  Associated Press editor@dallasvoice.com CINCINNATI — A...

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Court says Texas AG can’t block gay divorce

Angelique Naylor Associated Press AUSTIN — The Texas attorney general can’t block a divorce granted to two women who were legally married elsewhere, an appeals court ruled Friday, Jan. 7. A judge in Austin granted a...

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A viewer’s guide to the Proposition 8 arguments

3-judge panel from 9th Circuit appeals court takes up case challenging voter-approved amendment banning same-sex marriage in California; C-SPAN will televise proceedings Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service lisakeen@me.com THE NEXT...

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BREAKING: Re-hearing sought in gay divorce

Attorneys for a gay Dallas man who’s seeking a divorce from his husband have filed a motion requesting a re-hearing of the case by the full 5th District Court of Appeals. An all-Republican, three-judge panel of the Dallas...

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Appeals court says no to gay divorce

A state appeals court in Dallas has ruled that two gay men who were married in Massachusetts cannot obtain a divorce in Texas. The ruling came from the 5th District Court of Appeals on Tuesday in the case, In the Matter of the...

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What now with Prop 8?

Appeals court has stayed Walker’s ruling, but the case has been fasttracked as appeals over standing, merits work through the system DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer  taffet@dallasvoice.com Chris Stoll The three-judge panel of the...

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Appeals court grants stay of Prop 8 ruling

LISA KEEN  |  Keen News Service A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals issued an order Monday granting Yes on 8’s request for a stay of Judge Vaughn Walker’s ruling that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional....

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