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No Military Burial for Wife of 74-Year-Old Lesbian Navy Veteran

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 24, 2014
Idaho says it’s a no-go for 74-year-old U.S. Navy veteran Madelynn Taylor to be buried with her wife Jean Mixner’s ashes -- at least not as long as that state continues to ban same-sex marriage.

Protests Highlight Idaho’s LGBTQ Inequalities

By David Perry | Wednesday Mar 26, 2014
EDGE examines the LGBTQ rights based protests popping up in Idaho’s State House, which have lead a number of pro-gay activists in jail.

Former State Senator Hides in Statehouse Closet

Wednesday Mar 19, 2014
Former state Sen. Nicole LeFavour hid in an Idaho Statehouse closet for more than five hours as part of her effort to persuade Republican lawmakers to update the Idaho Human Rights Act.

N. Idaho Sheriff’s Office Drops Boy Scouts Charter

Monday Mar 10, 2014
A charter the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office in northern Idaho had with Boy Scout troop 911 has expired following the Boy Scouts of America opening its ranks to gay scouts.

Idaho Gay Rights Protesters Jailed After Vigil Attempt

Friday Mar 7, 2014
he leader of the Add the Words group and two other gay activists were arrested at the Idaho Capitol late Thursday night after police nixed their plan to hold an all-night vigil inside the building.

More Idaho Gay Rights Activists Jailed After Protest

Tuesday Mar 4, 2014
Twenty-three gay rights activists have been arrested after blocking the entrance to Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter’s office inside the Idaho Statehouse, the latest in a string of arrests related to protests over attempts to add anti-discrimination protections to

Conservatives Support Idaho Gay Marriage Ban in Court Filing

Monday Mar 3, 2014
The federal government cannot force Idaho to change its definition of marriage as the union of one man and one woman, the conservative Cornerstone Family Council of Idaho contends in a recent court filing.

Idaho Police Arrest More Gay Rights Activists at Statehouse

Friday Feb 28, 2014
About four dozen gay rights activists were arrested at the Idaho Statehouse Thursday afternoon.

32 Gay Rights Activists Arrested at Idaho Capitol

By John Miller | Friday Feb 21, 2014
Gay rights activists were arrested Thursday and jailed after refusing to voluntarily lift an hours-long Senate blockade aimed at pressuring lawmakers into backing anti-discrimination protections.

Idaho Couples Ask Judge To Rule On Gay Marriage

By Rebecca Boone | Thursday Feb 20, 2014
Four couples suing the state over Idaho’s ban on same-sex marriage are asking a federal judge to rule in their favor without a trial, contending the facts of the case and recent federal court rulings elsewhere