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FILE - In this April 28, 2015 file photo, demonstrators stand in front of a rainbow flag of the Supreme Court in Washington. In 2019, there were slightly less than 1 million same-sex couple households in the U.S., and a majority of those couples were married. New figures released Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020 by the U.S. Census Bureau shows that of the 980,000 same-sex couple households, 58% were married couples and 42% were unmarried partners. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

Gay marriages rise 5 years after Supreme Court ruling

Sep. 17, 2020 5:01 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Five years after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriages around the U.S., more than a half million households are made up of married same-sex couples, according to figures the U.S. Census Bureau released Thursday. Since 2014, the year before the U.S. Supreme Court legalized...

EU keeps LGBT-hostile Polish towns out of local fund program

Jul. 29, 2020 5:36 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Six Polish towns that declared themselves as “LGBT Free” zones or banned campaigning for the rights of same-sex couples had their requests for European Union community funding rejected, an EU spokesman said Wednesday. At a news conference in Brussels, spokesman Adalbert...

Maricopa County reverses policy on anti-gay adoptions

Jul. 26, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Maricopa County is reversing a five-year policy rooted in opposition to adoptions by same-sex couples. Parents in so-called uncontested adoptions are entitled to free legal representation, but Maricopa County has for years used an outside legal firm to handle those services. The Arizona...