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...30-day enrollment period for same-sex married employees, the Miami Herald reported.The executive director of the gay rights group Equality Florida praised the expansion of benefits by Publix amid many calls from businesses to end Florida's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-01/business-news
Coach Gregg Popovich returns as Spurs win seventh in a row

...with the illness.He leads the Kings with an average of 23.5 points and 12.6 rebounds.The Kings also said Rudy Gay (right achilles tendinitis), Darren Collison (bruised left quadriceps) and Ramon Sessions (right knee strain) are probable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-11-30/coach-gregg-popovich-returns-
Spurs deny LeBron James again

...February and played 22 games for the team. "It feels wonderful to have been part of these milestones for sports and for gay rights, and to have been embraced by the public, the coaches, the players, the league and history," Collins wrote.Collins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-11-19/spurs-deny-lebron-james-again
Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly acknowledges that he's gay for first time

...top CEOs, business leaders and gay-rights advocates said Cook's disclosure...Campaign, the nation's largest gay-rights group.Cook's announcement...Leadership, a group that promotes gay rights. "Will Singapore arrest Tim Cook...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-30/apple-ceo-tim-cook-publicl
SC high court asked to halt gay marriage licenses

...same-sex unions. Haley said the courts left the issue a mess.Jeff Ayers chairs the board for South Carolina Equality, a gay rights advocacy group. He said the organization has more than a dozen lawyers preparing to respond to Wilson if he does fight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-08/sc-high-court-asked-halt
Unswerving ideals

...revenue on the Sabbath.Loyal customers stood by the company when Cathy's son, Dan, the current chairman, angered gay rights groups in 2012 for supporting the "biblical definition of a family."The boycotts and "kiss-ins" at Cathy's restaurants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-08/unswerving-ideals
Gay marriage application OK'd in SC

...married elsewhere, and plan a wedding next year.Jeff Ayers, the chairman of the board for South Carolina Equality, a gay rights advocacy group, said the organization has more than dozen lawyers preparing to respond if Attorney General Alan Wilson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-08/gay-marriage-application-okd
Rants & Raves

...God-fearing Christians yet vote for Democrats and are liberal Democrats, themselves. Democrats are for abortion, for gay rights and all the other things that go against Jesus Christ and Bible's teachings.I GOT A GOOD LAUGH when I read Lindsey...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-18/rants-raves
Fight for religious liberty is changing

...wars, and amid recent gains for gay rights, the politics of religious liberty...seem impossible to reach now. On gay rights especially, groups see the other...consider contrary to their beliefs. And gay rights' supporters have come to see religious...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-08-15/fight-religious-liberty-
Advocates hope 'Big, Gay' wedding in SC's oldest city appeals to businesses' bottom line

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Gay rights activists hope the buzz surrounding a "Big, Gay 'I Do'" wedding...Redman-Gress, director of the alliance, which has promoted gay rights in Charleston for 16 years. "All of the vendors who signed on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-15/advocates-hope-big-gay-wedding-scs-