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Same-sex mice have babies – BBC News

Image copyright Leyun Wang Image caption This adult mouse has two mums and no dad, was healthy and able to have healthy pups of her own Baby mice have been made with two mums and no dad, say researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. It took a substantial feat of genetic engineering to break the rules of reproduction. The ...

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US Army Major General Accused of ‘Aggressive Anti-Religious Hostility’ in Case Involving Chaplain and Same-Sex Couple

Chaplain Scott Squires A United States Army chaplain and a chaplain’s assistant face possible disciplinary action over a case involving a marriage retreat and a same-sex couple. First Liberty Institute, which is defending Chaplain Scott Squires, and wrote a letter on behalf of SSG Kacie Griffin, says the two “complied with Army rules but face reprimand for adhering to religious ...

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Costa Rica Supreme Court rules against same-sex marriage ban

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Protestors gathered outside the Supreme Court in San Jose this week to demand change Costa Rica’s Supreme Court has ruled that the country’s same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional and discriminatory. The court ruling gives the country’s legislators a time limit of 18 months to change the current law. The president welcomed the ruling, saying ...

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‘Not the End’: What the Supreme Court Did in the Case of Christian Florist, Fined Over Same-Sex Wedding

WASHINGTON – The US Supreme Court won’t hear the case of Barronelle Stutzman, a Christian florist who was fined for refusing to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding. Instead, the high court is ordering the Washington Supreme Court to take a fresh look at the case. Stutzman has always maintained she was exercising her First Amendment rights when she refused ...

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‘It Will Trickle Down to the Bible’: Ex-LGBTQ Activists’ Rally Against California Bill to Criminalize Same-Sex Change Effort’

California Assembly Bill 2943, which would ban faith-based efforts to counsel members of the LGBTQ community, will be up for debate before the state’s Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday. But the senators aren’t the only ones preparing for the hearing. Ex-LGBTQ activists and ministry leaders are on the ground working to make sure this controversial bill is voted down.  Monday, the ...

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NI same-sex couples marry in Ireland and Great Britain

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBelfast couple Jackie and Lesley Johnston received hate mail from relatives after they married in Scotland Dozens of same-sex couples have side-stepped NI’s strict marriage laws by getting married elsewhere in the UK or Ireland, BBC News NI has learnt. At least 43 couples from NI married in the Republic of Ireland, ...

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Sydney’s gay pride street parade celebrates same-sex marriage, honors early activists

SYDNEY (Reuters) – About half a million people are expected to line Sydney’s streets on Saturday to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, the first time the annual parade has taken place since Australia legalized same-sex marriage. A participant wearing a costume prepares for the 40th anniversary of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras ...

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