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Brigham Young University student Kate Lunnen joins several hundred students protesting near The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints church headquarters Friday, March 6, 2020, in Salt Lake City, to show their displeasure with a letter this week that clarified that

Mormon students protest BYU stance on same-sex behavior

Mar. 7, 2020 2:03 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — After Brigham Young University two weeks ago dropped a section from its strict code of conduct that had prohibited all expressions of homosexual behavior, bisexual music major Caroline McKenzie felt newfound hope that she could stop hiding and be herself. She even went on a date with...

FILE - In this April 12, 2019, file photo, Sidney Draughon holds a sign as she takes part in a protest in Provo, Utah, against how the Brigham Young University Honor Code Office investigates and disciplines students. Brigham Young University in Utah has revised its strict code of conduct to strip a rule that banned any behavior that reflected

Mormon-owned BYU: Same-sex romantic behavior still banned

Mar. 4, 2020 7:40 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Brigham Young University in Utah reiterated Wednesday that “same-sex romantic behavior” is not allowed on campus — dashing the hopes of LGTBTQ students who thought they could be more open after the college previously revised its code of conduct. The university...

CORRECTS SOURCE TO CAPITAL GAZETTE -  Adrian Spruill, left, and Eddie Richburg Jr. from Columbia participate in the nudist lifestyle. As a culture developed in secret, nudism has long struggled with letting the outside world in. Pine Tree Associates nudist club's 400 plus membership remains almost entirely white, heterosexual couples. (Joshua McKerrow//Capital Gazette via AP)

Secret Annapolis area nudist club struggles with inclusivity

Mar. 1, 2020 9:01 AM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Everywhere Adrian Spruill and Eddie Richburg looked there were acres of lush trees and white bodies. They were the only black people in sight, and everyone kept mentioning it. The couple felt like they’d been dropped into a scene from the movie “Get Out.” Except...

FILE - In this July 22, 2018 file photo, Israelis wave flags and hold signs during a rally to protest against inequality for the LGBT community in Tel Aviv, Israel. Israel's Supreme Court struck down a surrogacy law that critics said discriminated against same-sex couples. The 2018 law expanded access to surrogacy in Israel to single women but excluded gay couples and its passage sparked uproar in the LGBT community. In its decision Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, the court said that the law harmed the right to equality and the right to parenthood. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File)

Israeli top court rules against surrogacy law excluding gays

Feb. 27, 2020 1:49 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Supreme Court ruled against a surrogacy law Thursday that critics said discriminated against same-sex couples and which sparked uproar in the LGBT community when it was passed. In a statement, the court said the 2018 law, which expanded access to surrogacy in Israel to single...

Supreme Court to hear dispute over Philadelphia Catholic agency that won't place foster children with same-sex couples

Feb. 24, 2020 9:34 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court to hear dispute over Philadelphia Catholic agency that won't place foster children with same-sex couples.
In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, Diana Betz, an assistant professor of psychology at Loyola University Maryland, poses at her home in Crofton, Md. Betz said, deciding who will fill out the questionnaire in the 2020 Census may force spouses or domestic partners to have conversations about their power dynamics that they might not have had for 10 years, the last time there was a decennial census. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Who is No. 1? Whoever gets to fill out 2020 Census form

Feb. 23, 2020 9:39 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — It's a question spouses, domestic partners and roommates are going to be forced to confront in the next few weeks as they fill out their 2020 Census forms: Who gets to be the primary person in the household? Everyone else who lives in the home has to be identified on the form by how...