Alaska Editorial: Marriage decision was the right call

...following editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.On Friday morning, the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on gay marriage rendered moot the state's pending appeal in its own case, Hamby v. Parnell. While it was possible for the state...
Gatlin wins 200 with fastest time ever at US championships

...shattered his previous best of 19.68, which he set last July in Monaco and then matched last month here at Hayward Field. Tyson Gay, the 100 winner who skipped the 200, set the previous meet record of 19.62 in 2007.And just so you know: Michael Johnson...
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Supreme Court extends gay marriage nationwide

...a right to marry anywhere in the United States, a historic culmination of decades of litigation over gay marriage and gay rights generally.Gay and lesbian couples already could marry in 36 states and the District of Columbia. The court's 5-4...
Pride week events June 12-21

SEAGLA, Southeast Alaska's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ...Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) will host Juneau Pride 2015, a 10-day...Pride" tells the true story of U.K. gay activists working to help miners during...
Day after SCOTUS ruling, longtime Juneau partners wed

...For the 13 states that had yet to legalize gay marriage before Friday's ruling, legally tie the knot.For Alaska's gay couples, the decision means the right sign the legal document in support of gay marriage bans."Had it been solely my...
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High court ruling against gay marriage would produce 'chaos'

WASHINGTON - Gay and lesbian couples could face legal chaos...including California, seem determined to allow gay and lesbian couples to continue to marry...the National Center for Lesbian Rights.Gay and lesbian couples could continue to marry...
Scouts' leader: Ban on gays not sustainable

...ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable...decide on their own whether to allow gays as adult volunteers and paid staff...the BSA decided to allow openly gay youth as scouts, but not gay adults as leaders. The change...
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Anchorage LGBT flag vandalized for third time in year

...than a year.The flag, which represents diversity within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community, was found vandalized outside Identity Inc.'s Gay and Lesbian Community Center Tuesday morning, the Alaska Dispatch News...
State could be seen as objectionable by someone.Likewise, McCoy said she frequently gets pressure she resists to stop making gay pride flags or even flags that represent political parties."I'm not here to judge who does what with their flag, I'm...
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Outside editorial: Down with marriage

...constitutional denial of equal protection to any person within its jurisdiction if they offer marriage licenses to no one, straight or gay.Like the jurisdictions that bailed on public education and public pools when forced by the court to integrate, states distancing...


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