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Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine yet to decide on starting QB

...support for same-sex marriage rights.Under the deal, the Vikings will donate an undisclosed sum of money to five gay rights-related charities over the next five years. Kluwe said he won't receive any money as part of the settlement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-19/cleveland-browns-coach-mi
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-
Support secular morality

...credence to the "divine right of kings."Speaking of gay rights, some justify their homophobia by claiming that being...faces so much rejection and condemnation for doing so? Gay-rights advocates are to be admired for standing up to this bigotry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-17/support-secular-morality
Georgia wants same-sex marriage lawsuit dismissed

ATLANTA - Georgia's attorney general is asking a judge to dismiss a federal lawsuit filed by a gay rights group challenging the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.Lambda Legal filed the lawsuit in April on behalf...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-21/georgia-wants-same-sex-marria
Defrocked Methodist minister appeals ruling

...trial last fall ? to become an outspoken advocate for gay rights at a time when his denomination is bitterly divided...declaring he would officiate if asked.His stand galvanized gay-rights activists within the church. He has written a book...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-06-20/defrocked-methodist-mini
Scott's GOP victory sets up historic SC election

...those who traditionally choose Democratic candidates.Some black voters may align with the GOP on social issues like gay rights and abortion rights, though they may lean Democratic on welfare programs and economic issues."Partisan identification...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-11/scotts-gop-victory-sets-histo
Medicare change absurd

...procedures have been cut from coverage by Medicare, is ridiculous. This is an elective surgery.This isn't about gay rights. This is about financial responsibility that our government doesn't have. To spend huge amounts of money for surgeries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-06-30/medicare-change-absurd
Thousands celebrate Augusta's gay community during Pride Weekend

...Saturday for the city's annual festival focusing on gay rights issues.James Mintz, the director of development for...City, one of the most influential events in the modern gay rights movement.Augusta native Summer Ben nett said this year's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-28/thousands-celebrate-augustas
Companies increase presence at gay pride events amid cultural shifts

...Stormy Simon, the company president. The uptick in support comes as corporations increasingly display their backing for gay rights on social media and in ad campaigns.Marriott International put pictures of well-known LGBT spokespeople wrapped around...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-27/companies-increase-presenc