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This Just In: The live LGBT news blog for Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

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Florida: AG doesn't appeal "gay divorce" case; could open door to marriage

The deadline passed late Wednesday without an appeal from Attorney General Pam Bondi's office of a Broward circuit court ruling in August that Florida's gay marriage ban is unconstitutional.

This Just In: The live LGBT news blog for Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

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New York: Joan Rivers in private room, still on life support

Joan Rivers’ only child faces the agonizing decision of when to take her famed comedian mom off life support, sources said Thursday.

The “Fashion Police” host, who is in a room at Mount Sinai Hospital in full hair and makeup surrounded by flowers, is completely dependent on machines, the source said.

Her daughter , Melissa, may make the decision to remove the life support over the weekend, the source said.

This Just In: The live LGBT news blog for Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014

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Colleges see gay students as growth market

Growing up as a fundamentalist Christian in Austin, Texas, Josh Bergeleen says he “didn’t know that gay was a thing.”

Coahuila becomes first state in Mexico to legalize gay marriage

SALTILLO, Coahuila, Mexico -- Coahuila has become the first state in Mexico to have its legislature to legalize gay marriage.

Congress voted 19-3 on Monday, Sept. 1, in favor of marriage equality, according to translations of local media in Mexico. Two negatives votes came from PAN lawmakers and the other one was by a Democratic Unity deputy. A majority of the support came from the PRI.

The law is expected to go into effect in one week.

This Just In: The live LGBT news blog for Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

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California: Last sex abuse lawsuit against "X-Men" director Bryan Singer dropped

A sex abuse lawsuit against "X-Men" director Bryan Singer has been dropped.

Michael Egan III had claimed in April that the out filmmaker forced him into sexual activities at parties in California and Hawaii at age 17.

Singer has strongly denied all charges, and claimed the lawsuit was a “sick twisted shake-down” designed to hurt the release of "X-Men: Days of Future Past," released in May.

This Just In: The live LGBT news blog for Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

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ESPN "regrets" bizarre report on gay NFL player Michael Sam

Sports television network ESPN said on Wednesday it regrets a report that detailed the showering habits of St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted in the NFL.

This Just In: The live LGBT news blog for Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

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More than 7 in 10 worldwide see their areas as bad for gays

Nearly three in 10 adults (28%) across 123 countries in 2013 say their city or area is a "good place" for gay or lesbian people to live, but hospitable attitudes range widely from as high as 83% in the Netherlands to as low as 1% in Pakistan and Senegal.

This Just In: The live LGBT news blog for Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

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Colorado: Anti-gay campaigner goes over the deep end

After both Democratic and Republican leaders cried foul Monday, an El Paso County candidate for the House of Representatives in Colorado issued a video apology for his comments in a newsletter email comparing a gay Colorado congressman's bill to end employment discrimination to beheadings of Christians in Iraq by the terrorist group ISIS.

Ecuador to grant same-sex unions ID recognition

QUITO, Equador -- President Rafael Correa said Saturday that people in same-sex civil unions now can include their status on national ID cards in Ecuador, where gay marriage is illegal.

"Gays, lesbians, transgender and transsexual people have the full constitutional right to include their civil union on their ID cards," said Correa, a leftist and economist by training.

Until now, only heterosexual marriages could be listed on the identification document.

This Just In: The live LGBT news blog for Monday, Aug. 25, 2014

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Gay bathhouses nationwide face uncertain future

Gay bathhouses that once remained in the shadows to stay in business are now seeking attention to keep their doors open.

Some are doing aggressive online advertising and community outreach. Others tout their upscale amenities like plush towels and marble baths. A bathhouse in Ohio has

even added hotel rooms and a nightclub.

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