Tag Archives: Nevada

US Senate: 57 percent chance of new majority

Election data guru Nate Silver calculates there's a 57 percent chance Democrats might win the majority in the U.S. Senate November 8. LGBT issues are playing in several of the key states that would decide such a victory.

Sparring continues among appeals courts as Supreme Court puts off marriage cases another week

The U.S. Supreme Court put off until at least this Friday (January 16) a decision on whether it will hear appeals challenging a Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that said states can ban same-sex couples from marrying. Meanwhile,

Speed Read: A lot can happen in a week…

If this was a week you thought it was safe to take a vacation, you may have missed the big religious exemption ruling by the Supreme Court, a push for a religious exemption in President Obama's pending executive order, an

Speed Read: Deceptive, radical, sneaky

A federal judge in Wisconsin may decide today whether to issue a stay against her decision that the state's ban on same-sex couples marrying is unconstitutional. Hillary Clinton responds to NPR host's suggestions that she's deceptive, radical, and sneaky. And

Speed Read: Log Cabin attacks Polis

Log Cabin Republicans is running attack ads against an openly gay Congressman. Opponents of Houston's lesbian Mayor Annise Parker's proposed non-discrimination ordinance threaten to launch a recall election against her. North Dakota is left standing as the only state with

Speed Read: Let us eat bologna!

A federal judge in Ohio today is expected to issue his formal ruling, striking down that state's ban on same-sex couples marrying. Senator Baldwin is fighting for the right to call bologna bologna. And Rep. Kyrsten Sinema will run the

Speed Read: Putin hugs lesbian medalist

Openly gay Dutch speed skater Ireen Wust won a gold medal in the 3,000 meter women’s speedskate Sunday, and Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated her at a nearby bar. The Nevada attorney general filed a motion Monday to withdraw

Speed Read: Indiana vote too close to call

The first critical vote on the Indiana House floor is expected today and one newspaper's head count shows a tie. Nevada AG concedes defense of ban will be difficult before Ninth Circuit. Sochi's mayor says there are no gays living

Speed Read: Monday 28 October 2013

The Hawaii legislature's special session starts today with a hearing on a marriage equality bill which the senate is expected to pass Wednesday. GLAD legal director Gary Buseck warns against LGBT complacency. Author of landmark marriage decision lavishes praise on

Speed Read: Monday 21 October 2013

With New Jersey allowing marriages for same-sex couples starting today, one-third of the nation's population lives in a marriage equality state. Lambda Legal, which led the legal challenge in New Jersey, filed briefs with the federal appeals court over another